LA REAL ESTATE

Morgan Stanley to Acquire Mesa West Capital

Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. of New York announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Brentwood-based real estate investment lending firm Mesa West Capital.

Television City on the Sales Block?

CBS Corp. is reportedly considering a sale of its historic Television City property in the Fairfax District, where “The Price is Right” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden” is produced.

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City West Building Expected to Fetch $42 Million

The $42 million sale of a 152,000-square-foot warehouse property on a little more than two acres near the 110 Freeway just west of the Los Angeles Convention Center is expected to close Friday, according to the broker working on the deal.

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Gilchrist & Rutter Law Firm Joins Cozen O’Connor

Santa Monica real estate and commercial litigation boutique Gilchrist & Rutter has joined Philadelphia, Pa.-based law firm Cozen O’Connor, the latter announced Thursday.

Keck Foundation Donates $20 Million for Chapman University Science Building

The W.M. Keck Foundation donated $20 million to Chapman University for a new center for science and engineering, its largest and most expensive building on campus, the institutions announced Thursday.

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Old Town Offices Bloom in Pasadena

Sale of the AT&T building underlines the new interest in Old Town Pasadena office properties.

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Blackstone Buys Burbank Media Office Portfolio for $1.7 Billion

New York City hedge fund giant Blackstone Group has bought a majority stake in several iconic buildings in Burbank’s Media District, according to the company.

San Pedro Ports O’ Call Shop Owners Protest Evictions

About 15 shop owners at San Pedro’s Ports O’ Call Village have filed a claim with the L.A. city clerk against the Port of Los Angeles over their pending eviction to make way for a new waterfront attraction, they announced Tuesday.

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Foundations Pump $20 Million into L.A. Homeless Housing Loan Fund

Four foundations have loaned a total of $20 million towards an L.A. homeless housing loan fund, bringing the fund to $60 million, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday.

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Brookfield Properties Bringing Amenities, Services Platform to Downtown Offices

Major downtown office space landlord Brookfield Properties, based in New York, announced this week it’s bringing the Convene “workplace-as-a-service” platform to its local properties.

$280 Million for Union Bank Plaza

KBS Real Estate Investment Trust II recently struck a deal to sell its 40-story Union Bank Plaza building at 445 S. Figueroa St. in Downtown Los Angeles for $280 million, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Report.

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Newhall Ranch Splashed

development: Foes cite water table in latest lawsuit.

Newhall Ranch opponents float a new lawsuit based on the drought’s impact on the water table.

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Developer Rolls On Office Project

Luzzatto’s West L.A. building looks to get line on nearby Expo-Bundy light-rail station.

Luzzatto Co. aims to line up its office project with easy access to a West L.A. rail stop.

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Developer Touts Bull’s-Eye With Target’s Arrival

Century West Partners sees retailer bolstering its efforts with Koreatown residential.

Add retail to Century West Partners’ Koreatown portfolio now that one of Target Corp.’s smaller, urban-oriented stores is nearly ready to open.

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$73.8 Million for Apartments, Retail in Monrovia

A 163-unit mixed-use apartment and retail property in Monrovia has sold for $73.8 million.

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