Looking for a new place? You can get more for your buck by renting a brand new apartment. Iconic locations, luxury amenities and spacious floor plans ensure a relaxed, balanced, yet exciting lifestyle. Currently in Los Angeles, the median rent for a brand new apartment hovers around $2,945 a month. Below are a few newly constructed apartment developments that are currently leasing…


Located near downtown LA’s financial district, Onyx Apartments is surrounded by exceptional restaurants and nightlife venues. Offering studio to three bedroom apartments, each unit comes with a washer and dryer, hard-surface flooring, keyless entry systems and views of downtown. Onyx is a gated community with a salt water pool, hot tub and fitness center. It’s also pet-friendly! You can rent an 806 square foot one bedroom unit starting at $2,845 a month. One bedrooms rent for as low as $2,645, and studios rent for as low as $2,070 per month!

Source: Onyx, Jade Enterprises

El Centro

Studios, bungalows, penthouses and one to two bedroom units El Centro has it all! Situated in Central Hollywood, entertainment, pharmacies and grocery stores are all within a five minute walk. El Centro’s design is inspired by southern California’s historic botanical gardens, and features a pool, lounge, gym and spa. You can rent a 651 square foot studio for $2,824 a month, or a 702 square foot one bedroom for $2,881 a month, respectively.

Source: El Centro, DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners and Clarett West

Domain West Hollywood

On Santa Monica Boulevard, this West Hollywood apartment building is brand new and in style. The dramatic, yet vibrant architectural design guarantees a luxurious and exciting living space. With rooftops overlooking the Hollywood Hills, you’ll also have access to a pool, spa, outdoor kitchen, fitness studio, pet wash and gated garage parking. Interiors of each unit include quartz kitchen countertops, stainless steel appliances, luxurious bathrooms with large soaking tubs and wood-plank-style flooring. You can get a 690 square foot studio for $2,895 a month.

Source: Domain West Hollywood, Trammell Crow Residential


Circa is a new, 35-story luxury apartment high-rise located in Downtown Los Angeles. Each unit has been finished with stainless steel appliances, floor-to-ceiling windows, a walk-in closet, an in-unit washer and dryer, nine-foot ceilings and a private balcony. Although the penthouses rent between a whopping $9,000 to $23,000 a month, you can score a 627 square foot one bedroom apartment for just $2,890 a month.

Source: The Circa, Jamison Services

The Griffith

Nothing but mountain views from the skydeck at The Griffith! Downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood are only a short car ride away. Each unit comes with nine-foot ceilings, in-home washer and dryers, stainless steel kitchen appliances, quartz countertops and a key fob entry system. You can get social at The Griffith by utilizing the two-story clubhouse that features a fireplace, TV, kitchen, dining area, game room, Xbox and PlayStation. A 809 square foot one bedroom apartment will run you $2,895 a month.

Source: The Griffith, Mill Creek Residential

There are about 589 developments in the pre-construction and construction phase in Los Angeles. You can view and keep up with the status of these developments on BuzzBuzzHome or by following our West Coast Twitter at @bbhcalifornia.

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Sophia Shahipour

Sophia recently moved to LA and is a market specialist for BuzzBuzzHome, bringing three years of experience in Finance, Real Estate, and Startups. She has an Economics degree and Law minor from Baruch College.

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