CULVER CITY, CA-Evergreen Films has signed a lease for 12,000 square feet of studio space here, and mobile phone entertainment firm Mobile Messenger has landed in a 17,000-square-foot sublease not far away at Howard Hughes Center in West Los Angeles, according to brokers from the Klabin Co. and CresaPartners. Evergreen’s space is at 5890 W. Jefferson Blvd. and Mobile Messenge’s at 6601 Center Drive West.
Evergreen, which is slated to move into its new space in July after the completion of tenant improvements, will be relocating from Pacific Palisades, according to F. Ronald Rader, executive vice president at the Klabin Co.’s Los Angeles office. Rader was part of a Klabin Co. team including Aleks Trifunovic and Tibor Lody that represented the property owner, Rodeo Properties LLC. Evergreen was represented by Jeff Cowan of Studley in the seven-year, $2 million lease.
Rader notes that the space at 5890 W. Jefferson Blvd., known as studio Q, is in a 50-year-old former furniture manufacturing building that was recently converted to creative uses and is known as Jefferson Palms. Evergreen is a film pre-production, post-production and high definition program services firm.
Jefferson Palms is a three-building complex of creative office space comprising a total of 155,000 square feet. The project is now 81% leased, Klabin officials report.
In the Mobile Messenger sublease, Dave Toomey and Brian Davies of CresaPartners in Los Angeles report that the tenant will occupy the entire seventh floor at 6601 Center Drive West in a relocation from 2700 Colorado Ave. in Santa Monica. According to Toomey, the new space was fully furnished and wired and is considered truly plug-and-play. Toomey and Davies represented Mobile Messenger, with sublessor Webzen, a video game developer, represented by Bill Bloodgood and Jae Yoo of CB Richard Ellis.