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BMG Moving Los Angeles Offices

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BMG has finalized a deal to develop a full-service music facility in Los Angeles, the company announced on Friday (Nov. 8). The location, which will become the music publisher's new home, is a 30,000-square-foot space at 5670 Wilshire Blvd. -- only seven blocks east from BMG's current facility. 

This announcement comes only two months after the launch of the new Nashville facility and 18 months after the opening of the new location in New York. 

The L.A. hub will consolidate the West Coast publishing and recording teams with synch and licensing, film and books, and BMG Production Music. Additionally, the increased space will allow for further expansion and the company to fully integrate the recently-acquired Rise Records into the West Coast recorded music team. 

“This marks another significant investment in our fast-growing US business," said CEO Hartwig Masuch. "It is consistent with BMG’s philosophy -- all our services under one roof, operating off the same platform, and taking a global perspective.”

“It is just 10 months since the reorganization of BMG US and I am glad to say we are enjoying success across the board," added BMG evp repertoire & marketing LA Thomas Scherer. "The move into a new, even bigger, facility is a significant development for BMG in LA. As with all our initiatives, everything is being designed to optimize service to our songwriter and artist clients.”

L.A. is currently BMG's largest-grossing operation, with recent successes including 21 SavageZac Brown Band, and Lewis Capaldi


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