A look at some of the top stories in several key L.A. sectors
ENTERTAINMENT: Irish officials scrutinize purchase
Bump in road for Live Nation’s global expansion plans.
FINANCE: SoLo Funds aims to attract talent, raise $15M
Microlender SoLo Funds makes L.A. its new home.
High-profile tech and new media players expand LA presence
Los Angeles continues to draw big names in tech and new media
ENERGY: Electric vehicle-maker gets big FedEx order
Change in the air for Chanje after FedEx deal.
REAL ESTATE: Renovation trend seen for art institutions
Old is new for L.A.’s real estate developers.
On Jan. 17, 1994, an earthquake shattered the stillness of the early morning hours in Los Angeles.
Google’s new L.A. home shows how biggest tech and new media companies value region
FAANGS TAKE BITE OUT OF L.A.
Academic institutions have specific needs for LA outposts
Los Angeles is increasingly a destination for universities and colleges looking to expand educational offerings in cities outside their home geographic region
Number of 100,000-square-foot spaces on market dips in 2018
Companies looking for large blocks of office space to relocate or grow – especially on the Westside – may be out of luck.
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Biotech giant has history of investing in Soon-Shiong cancer treatment companies
Celegene revealed as NantCell’s $30M investor.
Studio axes employees, ends partnership deal with Codeblack Films
Lions Gate layoffs spark speculation about movie studio’s future.
Advisory firm adds Palo Capital, combined AUM checks in at $1.5 billion
Miracle Mile Advisors makes foray into OC with acquisition.
Tim Stone, Snap Inc.’s chief financial officer, announced Jan. 15 he will resign
The Hollywood Business Improvement District board named Kristopher Larson
Jam City Inc. announced Jan. 16 it completed a $145 million fundraise
Los Angeles set a new record for tourism in 2018, marking the eighth consecutive year of growth
Two Playa Vista campuses up for sale
Tishman Speyer puts Brickyard, Collective on the market.
REAL ESTATE: The skyscraper was built in 1989
Downtown’s iconic U.S. Bank Tower up for sale.
TECHNOLOGY: Company also moving Starship production to Texas
SpaceX announces layoffs at Hawthorne headquarters.
Zwift straddles the exercise and e-sports market with cycling software
Professional cycling and e-sports collide at Zwift.
ARCHITECTURE: Firm joins Mithun, broadens focus
Hodgetts and Fung merger with Mithun may open door to larger projects.
FINANCE: 2018 numbers worst for L.A. since 2008
L.A. County sees largest number of bank branch closings since Great Recession.
MEDIA: Fiction Riot looks to make name in nascent market
Fiction Riot looks to jump into short-form video market.
REAL ESTATE: Former shopping mall to be renamed One Westside
Downtown’s CalEdison gets new owner in $111 million deal.
FINANCE: Pot logistics co. planning reverse merger
MJIC Inc. has high hopes for plans to go public.