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Below are some press and media features including articles highlighting Melissa's Listings and her contributions to industry related stories.


#GirlBoss: Redefining What a Boss Looks Like

[March 21st, 2019] Voyage LA, interview

We had the honor of connecting with many of the best and brightest female leaders from in and around the city and we asked them our question of the month: What is the best advice you have for someone who feels like they are facing insurmountable odds.

We encourage you to check out the female leaders we’ve highlighted below, follow them on social media if you find their work or story interesting and most importantly do your part to #fightstereotypes.


“As entrepreneurs we will inevitably come across many challenges on our path to achieving our dream. However, I believe mindset is everything & those challenges often get hold of us mostly due to our own doubts/ fears. Here are some of the things I do (inspired by a Tony Robbins conference I attended) when I feel faced with a perceived challenge… “


[August 7th, 2018] contributor, APARTMENTTHERAPY.COM

Neighbors:  "Be observant about your potential neighbors in the building and across the street," says Melissa Okabe, a real estate agent at Alta Properties . "Notice the noise levels, how tidy the buildings are being kept, and what the atmosphere is at night to gain insight on the neighborhood."

Rare Luxury Senior Condo for Sale in DTLA: Ownership Opportunity in Coveted, Historic Los Angeles Neighborhood of Little Tokyo

[July 12th, 2018] Benzinga- Press hit

"This property is especially interesting because it is the only Luxury Senior Housing of this type in Little Tokyo. Other properties available for seniors 55+ in the Downtown Los Angeles vicinity either fall into low-income housing or retirement homes. Teramachi Homes is neither of the above, instead offering luxurious accomodations to active adult residents 55+, in convenient proximity to the cultural, culinary, and festive atmosphere of historic Little Tokyo where Japanese-American culture is celebrated." - Melissa Okabe, DRE #02036508, Co-Listing Agent, Alta Properties

Rare Luxury Senior Condo for Sale in DTLA: Ownership Opportunity in Coveted, Historic Los Angeles Neighborhood of Little Tokyo

[july 12th, 2018] PR.COM - press release

Los Angeles, CA, July 12, 2018 --( Alta Properties lists Luxury Senior Condo Unit for Sale in Teramachi Homes, located at 267 S. San Pedro Street #201, Los Angeles CA 90012 - presenting buyers with a rare opportunity to own in the only active adult (55+) luxury condominium complex in historic Little Tokyo, the epicenter of Asian-American culture in Downtown Los Angeles.

The subject property for sale is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, second floor, corner unit condo with over 1400 sf of living space, handicap accessible bathrooms, walk-in closet, en-suite master bathroom, laundry room, 2 full length balconies.

Located at the cross streets of S. San Pedro St. & 3rd St., amenities for residents of Teramachi Homes (267 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles CA 90012) include 24-hour Security, Two-Story Community Lounge/ Recreation Room With Fully Equipped Kitchen, Fitness Center, Central Outdoor Courtyard With Koi Ponds, Indoor-Outdoor Pool & Spa, and Gated Garage Parking With Video Monitoring.