South Korean Gaming Developer Acquires Pettebone Building in Los Angeles for New Headquarters
LOS ANGELES — NHN Global, a South Korean video game developer, has purchased the historic Pettebone Building, located at 501 S. Broadway in Los Angeles. RYDA sold the property for $22 million, or $595 per square foot. The video game developer plans to relocate its headquarters, which is currently in Koreatown, to the new location in downtown Los Angeles.
Andrew Tashjian and Michael Gooch of Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller, while Carle Pierose of Industry Partners represented the buyer in the transaction.
Originally built in 1905, Pettebone Building is designated a Historic-Cultural Monument and underwent an extensive renovation in 2015. The property features updated elevators, fiber internet, and a 3,000-square-foot rooftop deck. Retail tenants at the office building include Mezcalero and YAKIDO.