Douglas Emmett Acquires Encino Office Building

16501 Ventura Boulevard

Aug 15, 2013, 16:24 ET from Douglas Emmett, Inc.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE: DEI), a real estate investment trust (REIT), announced that it has acquired a 191,000 square foot Class "A" multi-tenant office building located at 16501 Ventura Boulevard in Encino for a contract price of $61 million, or $319 per square foot.

Douglas Emmett's total office portfolio now consists of 60 properties totaling approximately 15.1 million square feet. Douglas Emmett also owns nine premier apartment communities in Los Angeles and Honolulu totaling approximately 2,900 units. 

About Douglas Emmett, Inc. Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI) is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT), and one of the largest owners and operators of high-quality office and multifamily properties located in the premier coastal submarkets of Los Angeles and Honolulu.  Douglas Emmett focuses on owning and acquiring a substantial share of top-tier office properties and premier multifamily communities in neighborhoods that possess significant supply constraints, high-end executive housing and key lifestyle amenities.  For more information about Douglas Emmett, please visit our website at

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