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Santa Monica Tenant Alleges that Douglas Emmett Negotiated in Bad Faith (Lease Documents Included)

Updated: April 26th, 2018

In March 2017, a tenant of 401 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica called Macerich Partnership filed suit against Douglas Emmett in Los Angeles court claiming that Douglas Emmett’s negotiating tactics “[constitute] bad faith and a failure to cooperate.” Because of Douglas Emmett’s alleged lack of fair dealing, Macerich has asked the court for declaratory relief…


Tagged: Tenant Issues - Lawsuits

Download Santa Monica Rent Data

Posted: April 16th, 2018

The data, downloadable in Excel format, allows tenants to compare their rent to their peers in similarly sized units using the sorting function. The data include a unit-by-unit breakdown with all rents, utilities, parking spaces, move-in dates and rate hikes. This information is publically available and is intended to help tenants make informed decisions as they navigate Santa Monica’s overheated real estate market. The information helps to level the playing field with your landlord who relies on the asymmetry of information (they know all the rents but you only know yours) to extract as much money as possible from you.


Tagged: Tenant Issues - Rent Control Data

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