LABJ SPECIAL REPORTS

Eight Over 80: Elaine Lazar

SPECIAL REPORT: Eight Over 80

Elaine Lazar still lives the same way she did as a girl. In her words: “I tried everything that seemed reasonable and didn’t ask anyone’s permission. I still feel that way today.”

It's Rewarding to Stay in the Game

SPECIAL REPORT: Eight Over 80

L.A. business leader Eli Broad turned 80 this year, but the milestone birthday hasn’t slowed him down: He still puts in 60 hours a week.

Fuhu: All Grown Up

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Fuhu gets its hands on the top spot of L.A.’s fastest growing private companies thanks to its kids’ tablets.

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I.T. Source Corp. - No. 2

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Information technology support for businesses

Babyhaven.com - No. 3

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

E-commerce for baby-related merchandise.

Adcolony - No. 4

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Mobile video advertising

Openx - No. 6

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Advertising technology

Human Healthy Vending - No. 7

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Snack food vending

Scandigital - No. 8

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Photo scanning

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline - No. 9

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Recreation

Modern Everyday Inc. - No. 10

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Household appliance e-commerce

Culver City Surge

REAL ESTATE QUARTERLY

Culver City got projects moving in part by focusing on its transportation advantages such as a Metro line stop.

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Room for Parking Takes Lots of Focus in Projects

REAL ESTATE QUARTERLY

Parking space remains a driving issue for developers.

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Investment Activity Highlights Period, Leasing Remains Tentative

REAL ESTATE QUARTERLY: L.A. County

Leasing activity remained generally lackluster across Los Angeles County in the third quarter as the countywide vacancy rate saw the slightest of dips and net absorption inched toward positive.

Buyers Find Downtown Attractive Even as High Vacancies Persist

REAL ESTATE QUARTERLY: Downtown L.A.

The downtown L.A. vacancy rate inched modestly higher in the third quarter, reaching 18.4 percent, while at the same time asking rents rebounded to $3.22 a foot, according to research compiled by Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.