| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:14 PM
With an eye toward consolidating its Los Angeles-area operations, Comcast Corp. has purchased 10 Universal City Plaza, the tallest office building in the San Fernando Valley, for its NBCUniversal division.
Comcast's NBCUniversal unit is the largest...
| Sep 29, 2013
While some social media outlets are dealing with issues of privacy (is the government reading our timelines?), Twitter is going public (with plans for an initial public stock offering). And during the recent attack on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, both the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:12 PM
With the city of Los Angeles cracking down on many forms of outdoor advertising, Chase Bank has found a creative way to promote its brand — at the top of a downtown condominium tower.
It's common for commercial tenants to put their names on office...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Baltimore City's design review panel is holding off on giving final approval to revised plans for 25th Street Station, a shopping center with a Wal-Mart on 11 acres in Remington.
WV Urban Development presented new plans to the Urban Design and...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:53 AM
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As the state moves to liquidate the assets of dismantled community redevelopment agencies, Glendale officials are looking to put some storefronts in the Exchange and other city-owned properties up for...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Provisions of California's landmark Proposition 13 property tax measure are stoking ire again as reform activists say a high-profile commercial property deal is being structured to avoid tax increases by taking advantage of a loophole.
A group of unions...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Robert Pattinson, who stars as a vampire in the “Twilight” films, is quietly shopping his Los Feliz house for sale at $6.75 million, The Times has confirmed.
Word surfaced last week at Real Estalker that the actor is having the 1922...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:53 AM
As president of SCORE's Tip of the Mitt chapter, I'd like to point out some common situations when our counseling services may be helpful to business operators.
You need SCORE if your business is not growing. Someone once told me "Your business is...
| Sep 24, 2013
A Mariano's Fresh Market store may be built on a vacant parcel in Westmont in the next few years.
Village trustees last week approved an ordinance that will allow Bradford Real Estate Cos., of Chicago, to build a 71,300-square-foot grocery store on a 9....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Single-family-home prices rose strongly in Chicago and suburban Cook County during the year's second quarter, according to a local home price index, validating the sentiment that a housing recovery has taken hold in the Chicago area.
However, the pace...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When utility crews dug up the intersection of Eastern Avenue and South High Street a couple of years ago, Gia Blatterman stood nearby and tried to picture Little Italy in 50 years.
Would the low-slung rowhomes and Italian restaurants have given way to...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:11 PM
As a developer of shopping malls, including 22 in California, Westfield Group clearly takes its responsibilities to the consumer economy seriously.
The Australian company's malls are typically well-designed and anchored by the finest department stores,...