Media District

Entertainment Capital & Studio Hub

With one of the highest concentrations of entertainment companies in the world, Burbank’s famed Media District combines world class production studios with exciting dining options. The area includes The Walt Disney Company world headquarters, ABC Television, Warner Bros. Studios, iHeart Media, New Line Cinema, PBS SoCal, Legendary Entertainment, DC Comics, Hollywood Records and so much more.

Demographics

  • Burbank, CA Airport District resident demographics

    2,619,734 10 MINUTE DRIVE-TIME

    Residents
  • Burbank, CA Airport District average household income demographics

    $97,680 10 MINUTE DRIVE-TIME

    Average Household Income
  • Number of households in Burbank, CA Airport District

    975,174 10 MINUTE DRIVE-TIME

    Number Of Households
  • Burbank, CA median age

    39.1 10 MINUTE DRIVE-TIME

    Median Age

Source: Costar

Major Employers/Restaurants

  • iHeart Media
  • DC Comics
  • Legendary Entertainment
  • Providence St. Joseph Medical Center
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Warner Bros. Studios
  • Coffee Commissary
  • Arnie Morton’s
  • Brews Brothers
  • Dog Haus
  • Olive & Thyme
  • WeWork Burbank
  • Drybar
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Veggie Grill
  • Tocaya Organica
  • Bob's Big Boy Diner
  • Hank's Bagels
  • Smoke House Restaurant
  • Hotel Amarano
  • ABC Television
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour
  • New York Film Academy
  • Sweet Greens
  • Lemonade
  • UCLA Health
  • TNT/TBS
  • PBS SoCal
  • Mendocino Farms
  • Yakumi Sushi
  • New Line Cinema
  • Hollywood Records

District Statistics

  • Office Vacancy Rate 6.8%
    Office Approx. Cost Per Square Foot $4.15/Sq. Ft.
  • A & B Office Vacancy Rate 6.8%
    A & B Office Approx. Cost Per Square Foot $4.18/Sq. Ft.
  • Retail Vacancy Rate 3%
    Retail Approx. Cost Per Square Foot $3.25/Sq. Ft.
    Source: CoStar, As of Second Quarter, 2022. 

Development Opportunities

There are many exciting projects currently proposed or underway in Burbank! Highlighted below is a list of major development projects in the Media District. If you would like further information, please contact the Burbank Planning Division at 818.238.5250 or click here.

If you have inquiries regarding development opportunities, please contact us at 818.238.5180 or econdev@burbankca.gov.

Current Developments:

Warner Bros. Second Century Project (West Olive Ave.) - An 800,000-square-foot office building complex will consist of a seven-story building of approximately 355,000 square feet and a nine-story building of approximately 445,000 square feet.

Providence Saint Joseph ER and Urgent Care Project (501 S Buena Vista Street) - A new proposed one-story, 34,500 square foot (44 bed) Emergency Department (ER) and one-story, 8,500 square foot (12 bed) Urgent Care.

3700 Riverside Drive Mixed Use Project (3700 Riverside Drive) - A mixed-use development project consisting of condominium units, restaurant/retail use, pocket park, and parking.

SB 35 Projects:
3201 W. Olive Ave - This project includes the construction of a mixed-use residential/commercial building with 144 units.