Led by Owner & Broker Yvonne Arias, The Property Lab (TPL) is an elite brokerage firm headquartered at The Ritz-Carlton LA Live.
At TPL, we take great pride in our reputation, expertise & the range of work we have accomplished in the Real Estate sector. We have developed vast knowledge with New Developments, Leasing, Property Management, Residential Resales, Hotel Residences & more. Few firms have this scope.
In working with TPL, as we continue with our day-to-day work, we consistently see the difference in working with our firm versus the others. It has become quite clear to the TPL team that few agents & brokers have our combined experience & professionalism. We take great pride in what we have accomplished & the service we provide to our clients.
At TPL, you are working with the best.
Yvonne Arias is the owner and broker of The Property Lab (TPL), a Real Estate Brokerage Firm headquartered at the elite Ritz-Carlton LA Live in thriving Downtown Los Angeles.
Known as a leading expert with Luxury Condominiums in Los Angeles, she also has the rare niche of being a Hotel Residence Expert. Some of Yvonne’s most prominent work is with new developments & she is the most successful broker to date at The Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA Live & The W Residences Hollywood.
Most recently, Yvonne worked on a project in the hip & growing area of Highland Park. Some of her previous work is with the reputable Beverly Park Development Group’s first condo project La Terrasse Beverly Hills, Bixel at Fifth & The Hollywood Proper built by the well known KOR Group with design by Kelly Wearstler.
Yvonne’s work also includes Selling & Leasing Homes throughout Los Angeles, including Multi-Family & Single Family Homes. Areas covered include Marina Del Rey area, Hollywood Hills, Studio City, Beverly Hills, Miracle Mile, West Hollywood, Hancock Park, Los Feliz, Silverlake, Downtown, Pasadena & More.
In addition, Yvonne is a consultant for developers & investors. Because of her in-depth knowledge of the Los Angeles Rental Market, Marketing, Property Management & Interior Design, her expertise is regularly tapped. If you’re in the process of building a new project, Yvonne’s services are of great importance as she understands the wants & needs of today’s buyer. She can assist with advice on floor plans, finishes, amenities, color schemes & more.
As a result of her success, Yvonne was asked to be a cast member on the 3rd & 4th season of the successful HGTV show,”Selling Los Angeles.” This polished, professional program focused on luxury real estate & gave viewers an inside look at high end transactions.
Besides her day-to-day work activities, Yvonne loves to take part in the community & is very passionate about city improvement in Los Angeles. She is also a big supporter of Rainforest & Endangered Species Protection.
Alan moved to Los Angeles in 2010 and loves calling Southern California his home. Since moving to LA, Alan pursued his real estate career in the areas of Hollywood, Toluca Lake & Beverly Hills but since then, has migrated to the beautiful Orange County area of Huntington Beach.
Representing The Property Lab in Orange County, Alan is focused on his business of residential sales & leasing, property management & is very experienced in working with investors. More & more, Alan’s talent as an investment property finder has made him in demand. His areas of focus are Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine & More.
In addition to real estate, Alan is also skilled in marketing & holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology & Sociology from the University of Washington, Seattle.
From the age of 18, California native Janina Garraway fell in love with the real estate industry. At the early age of 20, Janina purchased her first home in Southern California & she knew she got the “bug.” She continued to purchase homes & realized she had to make it a career! Not only was Janina driven to pursue this field for her personal desires, but to help young, successful people like herself achieve the joy of home ownership. Since then, Janina has gained extensive experience in both luxury leasing management & residential sales. Her most recent project is overseeing the sought after residences at The Watermarke Tower in Downtown Los Angeles. Besides that, Janina has closed many high end transactions all over Los Angeles for a number of entertainers & elite buyers.
Janina is very passionate about what she does and has built her business on ethics, morals & a genuine concern for her clients. She prides herself on her dedication to excellence and is confident that the experience she delivers is one of exceptional service. Prior to her real estate career Janina was a very successful professional dancer & toured the world with artists such as Usher, Mariah Carey & Babyface, just to name a few. In her spare time she enjoys teaching dance & giving back to non-profit organizations that provide arts based programs for youth in the community.
A proud UCLA graduate, Jules is excited to call Los Angeles home for the last 14 years. Having lived in Miami, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia & Raleigh, there wasnt a home that felt “right” until he came to this great city!
This experience of numerous relocations instilled in Jules a strong desire & understanding to help individuals with their real estate needs.”Whether you are moving to a new city, or to a different part of Los Angeles, you’re making a significant change in your life. My focus is to provide guidance and support throughout this change that creates the best result for you.”
Since obtaining his real estate license in 2007, Jules has worked with clients from around the globe, completing over 800 leases for properties ranging from studios to penthouses to single-family homes.
Recognizing his talent, Jules was the winner among a multitude of applicants for Trulia’s 2013 nationwide competition for the Altman Brother’s First Intern. While in this position, Jules gained invaluable insights from these Bravo Million Dollar Listing stars about the ultra-luxury market. In particular, an understanding of effective marketing strategies for these types of homes & this was the “standout” takeaway to provide an essential edge for his clients going forward.
Upon completion of this internship, Jules began working with The Property Lab in Downtown Los Angeles. Another great opportunity as he would be headquartered at one of the most sought after, high profile buildings in Los Angeles- The Ritz-Carlton, LA Live. An invaluable asset with his knowledge, Jules continues to successfully complete lease & sales transactions throughout Los Angeles, The Valley, Beaches & More. Besides his career activities, Jules is an avid fitness enthusiast as he is not only a lover of Real Estate, but food! When he’s not running, swimming, or resistance training, you’ll find Jules enjoying the offerings at one of Los Angele’s myriad of restaurants, food trucks & a farmers market or two.
Shayla is a seasoned advertising & integrated marketing professional specializing in luxury real estate. From star-studded Hollywood penthouses to ocean front Malibu villas, Shayla has lent her marketing talents to the top real estate agents in the industry & now dedicates that same expertise to her own clients & The Property Lab.
With each listing, she leverages in-depth knowledge of SEO, brand positioning & social media to cultivate strategic marketing initiatives, execute impactful property launches, and most importantly differentiate each home amid the monotony in the real estate industry.
Her professionalism, integrity & great attitude are at the forefront of the client relationship & she relies on her impactful negotiation skills and attention to detail to ensure her clients get the best possible outcome for their sales or leasing transactions.
Shayla grew up in Fontana, CA and graduated from California State University Northridge (Go Matadors) ! She adores the beautiful city of Los Angeles and spends her free time enjoying the city’s endless events, volunteering with United Way, and spending time with family.
As a downtown LA resident, Michael is connected to the bustling DTLA market. A licensed California realtor for the past 17 years, he’s experienced with all aspects of the greater Los Angeles market. Holding a New York license as well allows him to service his bicoastal clients as he often travels between both coasts. Actively engaged with the entertainment industry, Michael has proved to be adept at working with celebrity clients.