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Facebook leasing more space in Playa Vista

The tech giant is taking over 260,000 square feet at The Brickyard.

For the first time, see inside Google’s cool new Playa Vista offices

With the Spruce Goose hangar, Google is dramatically expanding its LA footprint.

Google officially moves into Playa Vista’s Spruce Goose hangar

Google signed a 16-year lease.

Venice after Snap

Commercial brokers expect a new wave of startups will fill space left by Snapchat’s departure.

Vexit: Venice secession movement stalled, but not dead

At a town hall, a member of the California independence group tells Venice residents: "You need to be pissed off. Then people will pay attention."

Snap wants out of Venice

Snapchat’s parent company is putting more than half of its Venice office space up for rent.

Google will finally move into its huge Playa Vista hangar this fall

The structure once housed Howard Hughes’ massive seaplane.

Tesla reportedly leases huge office building in Del Rey

The new property will give the high-tech automaker 131,000 square feet of Silicon Beach office space.

Construction is underway on millennial-friendly Del Rey apartment complex

The project will bring 230 units right to the neighborhood next to Marina del Rey. Rents will start at about $3,000.

How tech giants like Elon Musk can actually fix LA's transportation problems

Tech companies have mastered the art of designing transportation choices that serve a self-selecting handful of people. Imagine if they focused that energy on solutions that served LA’s greatest public interest?

Snapchat is taking away resident parking in Venice, locals say

The California Coastal Commission is investigating whether the company’s employees are parking in spaces set aside for residents underneath the old Freakshow building.

Locals are staging protests at Snapchat, demanding the app leave Venice

Residents say the tech company is killing the neighborhood’s vibe. A spokesperson says Snapchat is sorry for any strain it has placed on the community.

One of Snapchat’s offices for sale for $20M

"If anything on Ocean Front Walk is going to fetch an astronomical asking price, this would be it," said a rep from real estate firm Marcus & Millchap, who cited the tech tenant as a solid reason to ask top dollar for the property.

Venice bungalow built by Abbot Kinney asking $2.985M

The sweet Swiss chalet bungalow was built by Venice founder Abbot Kinney for his son Thornton in 1906. Newly updated, it’s now equipped with high-end appliances and Carrara marble countertops.

Will Snapchat employees rush to buy homes in Venice?

The company is expected to go public in early 2017 with an IPO reportedly valued at $25 billion, and doing so could mean "dozens, if not hundreds, of newly created millionaires will be hitting the market," says The Hollywood Reporter.

Snapchat renting Venice apartments for workers

Messaging app Snapchat is constantly signing new leases, but a recent one for an apartment building is pretty unusual. It's believed the tech giant rented the 25- unit complex for workers who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford to live in Venice.

Playa Vista will be flooded with car dealerships

Auto sales mogul Homman Nissani just purchased nearly nine acres of prime Silicon Beach land where he plans to spend $400 million putting in an astonishing eight car dealerships, plus, possibly, a residential tower or hotel might be in the works.

Snapchat Taking Over Tons of Space at Santa Monica Airport

The messaging app has managed to find almost 80,000 square feet of space in SaMo's famously tight office space market. They could be moving into two buildings and eight hangars this summer.

How Google Has Radically Gentrified Venice's Lowkey Rose Ave.

667-Square-Foot, One-Bedroom House in Venice Asking $1.5M

Look Around Snapchat's New $25,000-a-Month Penthouse Apartment in Venice

Snapchat is Being a Very Sore Winner About Taking Over Venice

280-Square-Foot Venice Cottage With No Kitchen Asking $1.3M

Silicon Beach is Officially Spreading to the Venice Boardwalk

Here's How LA's Five Richest Tech Billionaires Are Living Large

A Partial List of Venice Businesses Potentially Pushed Out By Unstoppable Snapchat