AEROSPACE: Aerojet may seek lift in satellite service
Aerojet Rocketdyne may look to pad its rocket revenue by adding satellite launch services.
DEVELOPMENT: Crush for crews squeezes project budgets.
Buildup in construction costs is making it harder to put together projects.
Randy’s Donuts finds a sweet spot in Century City for first expansion.
Oil refineries fear air pollution crackdown could turn into a big turnoff for facilities.
David Geffen, owner of one of the largest yachts in the world, played host to an elite lineup last month, according to the U.K.’s Daily Mail.
Innovative Partnerships Group looks to assist property owners in fielding business sponsors.
Innovative Partnerships Group hopes to team up property owners and businesses in sponsorships.
Oil industry warns such areas could lead to city of Los Angeles losing jobs as well as tax money.
Councilman’s call for study of buffer zones around L.A. drilling sites stirs deep industry concern.
CLOTHING: Property Gets Dye Jobs
AST Sportswear will fold its dyeing operations into a former American Apparel property.
APPAREL: Medical clothing of Jaanuu scores $5 million from fashion industry vets.
Jaanuu, a maker of clothing for the medical sector, marks a healthy $5 million investment round.
Wal-Mart’s made-in-USA program has helped bolster sales of frame maker Hollywood Bed.
‘Going To War’
Agents talk the tricks that open the door to winning bidding wars for prime homes.
ENTERTAINMENT: Election of Donald Trump credited for clients’ new engagement
Talent agencies offer direction to clients looking to act on political and social issues.
WATER: Golden State plans to continue Claremont fight despite settlement with Ojai.
Utility Golden State says the sale of its Ojai system doesn’t mean a Claremont deal is more likely.
HOUSING: Partners Trust duo drew on ‘La La Land’ to pitch $8.5 million home.
Some brokers make a big production out of creating potential viral videos to showcase high-end homes.
BANKING: Intrepid’s CEO says unprecedented number of prospective buyers active.
Things were busy last week for Brentwood’s Intrepid Investment Bankers, which closed four deals for four different clients, according to the firm’s founder, Jim Freedman, who also serves as chairman.
TECHNOLOGY: Wilcon Operations’ $600 million deal reflects industry trend.
Crown Castle International Corp. agreed last week to acquire downtown telecommunications firm Wilcon Operations in a $600 million deal with private equity firm Pamlico Capital.
Platinum Equity doubled down on its play in the office supply market last week, announcing plans to acquire the Australia and New Zealand units of Office Depot Inc. subsidiary OfficeMax.
LEASE: Government group in talks to take two floors at Wilshire Grand Center.
The 73-story Wilshire Grand Center, the tallest tower in the West, is close to signing its first major office tenant.
An effort to require workers’ comp insurance for day laborers is pulled – as it should have been.
California should move as fast as possible away from its ill-conceived, money-sucking bullet train plan.
Russell Goldsmith wants California to hit the brakes on the bullet train.
Even with the drought over, the state still needs to do more resource management, advise Kevin Tilden and Noah Mundt.
Monica C. Lozano approached her stewardship of Spanish-language newspaper La Opinión as a family business that provided a voice for immigrant, Latino communities.
Monica C. Lozano worked to deliver more than just news to the Latino community while running La Opinión.
It all began with two small hospitals in the early 1900s that had the goal of caring for the sick in L.A.’s Jewish community.
From its launch in 1885, law firm O’Melveny & Myers has been intimately connected with growth and development in Los Angeles.