Updated 5/26/2022

The Tri-cities encompassing Burbank, Glendale, and Pasadena is an area located in the northeast neighborhoods of Los Angeles that borders The Valley, Hollywood and Downtown LA. Burbank is often labelled the “Media Capital of the World” for its high number of film studios and entertainment headquarters like The Walt Disney Company, Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. Glendale also has a strong entertainment presence and many award-winning outdoor, mixed-use shopping and business centers such as the Americana at Brand and Glendale Galleria. Just south of Glendale, Pasadena is home to the legendary Rose Bowl Stadium.

The key features for business in Tri-Cities include:

  1. The Tri-Cities are known for the film, music recording and television industries.
  2. Walt Disney Co., along with DreamWorks Animation, Universal Studios, and Marvel Studios are just a few names on the Tri-Cities’ impressive list of studios in this region.
  3. Approximately 150,000 people work in Burbank each day.


Why rent an office in Burbank?

Sitting on the northern side of LA county, Burbank is home to a plethora of Hollywood’s top studios. The motion picture business came to this area as early as the 1920s and continues to stand as the focal point of the movie industry.

Attractions include behind the scenes studio tours, hikes through the Verdugo mountains and vintage shopping in Magnolia Park.

Burbank offers vast amounts of office space and is in close proximity to Los Angeles’ finest culinary options and vibrant nightlife. Companies located here include Walt Disney Co., Deluxe Entertainment, Insomniac Games, and Nickelodeon.


What type of businesses are located in Glendale?

Perched between Burbank and Pasadena, Glendale is one of Los Angeles’ largest regions, with a population of over 200,000. Like Burbank, Glendale also shares a rich history in the entertainment business. Marvel Animation Studios and Dreamworks Animation are among the many headquarters in this bustling entertainment community.  

Many of the country’s top retail centers like the Americana at Brand which is one of the 15 highest-grossing shopping centers in the world call this area home. In addition to a movie theater, the open-air retail center boasts over 75 shops and restaurants, 238 apartments and 100 condominiums.

Transport links

Burbank can not be directly accessed by the metro, but the Red Line North Hollywood stop brings you within close distance to Burbank.


Why rent an office in Pasadena?

About 10 miles northeast of Downtown LA, Pasadena is a burrow of Los Angeles famous for the legendary Rose Bowl stadium. The city’s rich character and charming atmosphere make it one of the more desired areas in the Los Angeles area.

Attractions include shopping in Old Town, the Rose Bowl Flea Market and a visit to the Gamble house. The city also offers many world-class museums and galleries, such as the Norton Simon Museum and the Pasadena Museum of Art.

Getting around Pasadena

Pasadena can be accessed by taking the South Pasadena to stop along the Metro Yellow line.

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