About The Lab

About The Lab 1
Led by Owner & Broker Yvonne Arias, The Property Lab (TPL) is an elite brokerage firm headquartered at LA Live in Downtown Los Angeles.

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.

Meet The Team

Yvonne Arias - Real Estate Agent Downtown Los Angeles

Yvonne Arias


Yvonne is a top real estate broker & the #1 luxury agent in Downtown & Hollywood, two of the hottest developing markets in Los Angeles.  She quickly progressed from being a sales agent to a real estate broker at one of the most reputable firms in Beverly Hills, & then launched her own firm soon after, The Property Lab (TPL), headquartered at the exclusive Ritz-Carlton at LA Live.

As a known expert in sales, leasing, hotel residences, luxury condos, new development, property management and residential resales, her combined expertise listed here is uncommon among realtors.

Yvonne also has a rare niche of being a Hotel Residence Expert and some of her most prominent transactions are with The Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA Live & The W Residences in Hollywood.  Some of her previous work is with the reputable Beverly Park Development Group’s first luxury condo project La Terrasse Beverly Hills & The Hollywood Proper by the well known KOR Group of Viceroy hotel fame.

In addition, Yvonne has been a consultant for developers & investors and was an invaluable asset as she contributed to the success of AEG’s original sales at The Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA Live. Because of her extensive knowledge, 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.

Are you looking for a real estate agent in Los Angeles?  Yvonne has a wealth of knowledge, expertise and experience and many sellers, buyers and renters find comfort in her resume.  Please contact Yvonne if you would like to sell, rent or buy real estate in Los Angeles.

Alan Braden

Alan Braden


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.

Janina N. Garraway

Janina N. Garraway


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.


Shayla Theresia


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.

About The Lab 2

Michael Rose


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.

About The Lab 3

Kevin Ortiz


Kevin is an LA native, raised in the South Bay and now resides in DTLA. He grew up in his family’s moving and storage business learning early on how to foster relationships and build a business. He graduated from Loyola High School and then pursued a Business Finance and Entrepreneurship degree from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA.

After graduation in 2017, he came back home to Los Angeles, eager to pursue a career in real estate and business innovation. Kevin has operations experience and is extremely detail oriented. He got his start in real estate buying and managing investment properties. He is fortunate to have grown up and lived in several different areas of Los Angeles, making him especially aware of the property market and value.

In his off time, Kevin enjoys playing and watching all sports, particularly the Lakers and Kings. He also enjoys boating and traveling when he can.

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