Cahuenga Investors Buys Former Home of Grandmasters Recorders for Retail Development
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. — Cahuenga Investors LP, a Los Angeles-based investment group, has acquired the home of Grandmasters Recorders, a recording studio on North Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood, to make room for a retail development. The price was $6.1 million.
The building was built in the 1920s and began its life as Bijou Studios. Artists who have recorded at Grandmaster Recorders include Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, Ringo Starr, Tom Petty, Motley Crue, Chaka Kahn, Rick James, Blondie, Billy Idol, The Pointer Sisters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Crowes, Foo Fighters, Gwen Stefani, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine Inch Nails, Tool and Rush.
Kathleen Silver and Kay Sasatomi of Silver Commercial represented the seller in the transaction. Howard Sadowsky of Brooktree Partners represented the buyer.
The property includes a 9,200-square-foot commercial building on 8,557 square feet of land, is located at 1518 N. Cahuenga Blvd. The buyer plans to renovate and convert the space to retail, restaurants and possibly a nightclub.