Skyscrapers in Century City, Los Angeles, California by Basil D Soufi | CC-BY-SA-3.0
The City of Los Angeles has several resources to help you find property within city limits, or buy or lease publicly-owned property. Let EWDD help you build or expand your business in LA. Whether you are thinking of relocating your business to the Los Angeles area, want to expand your existing business, or want to start a new business, we can help you achieve your dreams and find the perfect location.


Move Your Business

The City of Los Angeles operates an online property and community finder, LocateLA, that searches for locations using filters such as incentives and demographic information to assure your business will be a perfect fit.



Search for Property

The Department of City Planning provides a web-based Geographic Information System called ZIMAS that allows users to retrieve comprehensive property information from across the City of Los Angeles. ZIMAS provides zoning information to ensure that any particular are has zoning regulations that accommodate your business type.

The Bureau of Engineering provides a web-based mapping application, Navigate LA, that delivers maps and reports based on data supplied by various City departments, Los Angeles County, and Thomas Bros Maps.



Buy or Lease City-Owned Property

If you are interested in buying surplus city property, leasing city-owned property, or responding to a RFP for city property management, please contact the Asset Management Division of the General Services Department (GSD).

If you are interested in the licensing or leasing of property on electrical transmission line rights of way for agricultural uses, vehicle parking, truck storage, telecommunications, or RV parking, contact the Real Estate Business Unit of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.