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Real Estate Insight with Joe Killinger: Companies Should Look Toward Transparency

For our latest entry in our Expert Insights series, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Joe Killinger, experienced broker and partner at Commercial Brokers International. With over 25 years of experience in both residential and commercial real estate, Joe was directly involved in selling and marketing over 5,900 assets, closing transactions amounting to over $900 million across the United States.

Boyle Heights Sears Building Slated for Revival

1.7-million-square-foot complex to be reactivated with apartments and commercial space. 

Last month, the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission gave positive feedback to the proposed adaptive reuse of the landmark Sears, Roebuck & Company Mail Order Building in Boyle Heights.

The approximately 1.7-million-square-foot complex, built in phases between 1927 and 1970, was designed by architect George C. Nimmons in the Art Deco style.  The 10-to-15-story structure historically operated as a distribution hub for Sears catalog products, although operations ceased in 1992.  However, a Sears retail store still occupies a portion of the building.