December 1, 2023

Warner Bros. has expanded its Burbank headquarters with a brand new 800,000-square-foot growth known as Second Century. Its completion was introduced this week.

Second Century sits within the Burbank Studios lot, subsequent to the Warner Bros. fundamental lot within the Burbank Media District. The venture, which was named in recognition of Warner Bros.’s upcoming centennial anniversary, consists of two workplace buildings which might be designed to seem like staggered blocks. It is going to home about 4,500 Warner Bros. staff.

The buildings have been designed by famend architect Frank Gehry with the crew at his Playa Vista-based agency, Gehry Companions. Worthe Actual Property Group developed the venture and constructing was carried out by its development firm, Krismar Building, each of that are primarily based in Santa Monica.

“We’re thrilled to have accomplished the Warner Bros. Second Century growth, a venture that may have vital presence within the Burbank Media District and the encompassing group,” Worthe President Jeff Worthe stated in an announcement. “This venture represents our continued dedication to creating high-quality, revolutionary actual property developments.”

Frank Gehry is thought for designs such because the Walt Disney Live performance Corridor, the California Aerospace Museum on the California Science Middle, the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and the Museum of Pop Tradition in Seattle.

“It has been my nice pleasure to deliver this venture to life with my consumer and collaborator Jeff Worthe,” Gehry stated in an announcement. “It doesn’t take extra time or extra money to make good structure, nevertheless it does take a cautious, considerate and intensely concerned consumer.”

Value Actual Property Group collaborated with Stockbridge Actual Property Fund on the venture. It’s Worthe’s thirteenth constructing within the Burbank space.

“From the beginning, we have been inquisitive about making workplace house that felt extra particular to be in than the everyday workplace buildings – taller ceilings, extra pure gentle,” Gehry stated. “I hope that the parents who work right here will really feel the love and expertise that my crew poured into the venture.”