LABJ WEEKLY EDITION
Genius Brands International enlists kids’ TV veteran to help produce more revenue.
REAL ESTATE: Stockdale sees sites as lots of money
Stockdale Capital Partners sees lots of investment opportunities in parking properties
ADVERTISING: Tech tracks, values sightings.
Image-tracking software by GumGum aims to help clients picture the value of sponsorships.
SPORTS: Tourney fits Tiger Woods to a tee.
Golfer Tiger Woods’ foundation has bagged the PGA Tour’s Riviera Country Club event.
City applies with federal government to open streets for autonomous vehicle testing.
Beverly Hills hopes to get on board with federal testing of autonomous vehicles
SnapMD investors check in with $8.5 million to help firm nurse video-streaming consultations.
Funding round gives a shot in the arm to SnapMD’s online doctor consultations.
With Donald Trump’s inauguration days away, it was no surprise that Tom Barrack, tapped to lead the festivities, was in New York last week meeting with the president-elect.
HOSPITALITY: 4 Corners’ suit alleges self-dealing by hotelier Sam Nazarian.
Former investors in an SBE hotel claim they’ve been booked out of profits.
ART: Annual fair positions some purchasers to frame acquisitions as investment
Exhibitors at the upcoming Art Los Angeles Contemporary picture a busy season.
LAX looks to get moving on transit improvements as the way is cleared for project bidding.
FOOTBALL: Rams will get roommate as San Diego’s Chargers opt to relocate.
Inglewood’s future stadium will tackle another team as the San Diego Chargers choose to relocate.
Creditors are making waves over the sale of Hanjin’s stake in the Port of Long Beach’s Pier T.
SPORTS: Study sees boost in spending from longer stays for twin 2024 events.
Economic study says 2024’s Olympics and Paralympics will have Los Angeles teeming with tourists.
REAL ESTATE: Prospect of continued rise has some buyers in rush to move in.
Some house hunters fear rising mortgage rates may lock them out of a dream home.
TOURISM: Officials cast filming locations for hit ‘La La Land’ as draw.
Local officials are framing the shooting locations of hit movie “La La Land” as star attractions.
INTERNET: Investment by Lions Gate latest sign of sector’s growing power.
Another big L.A. player is diving into the digital world of e-sports, hoping to grab a piece of a market that is expected to grow to $1 billion as early as next year.
INVESTMENT: L.A.’s dip to $3.49 billion less severe than nationwide decline.
The flow of venture capital dollars into L.A.-area companies fell to $3.49 billion last year, off more than 16 percent from the year-earlier high of $4.17 billion, according to a report by Dow Jones Venture Source.
It appears this was the right tree to bark up.
Calendar of Events
ACQUISITION: Kilroy pays $210 million for group of retail, office buildings.
Kilroy Realty Corp. has plunged into the fray on the Sunset Strip with a multimillion-dollar acquisition: a 179,000-square-foot mixed-used development it bought for $210 million.
It’s about time infrastructure improvements got underway around LAX, but let’s be sure they anticipate future demands.
Government policies have helped city of Los Angeles stake out turf as supporter of entrepreneurs.
City of L.A. policies have helped jump-start startups, according to Nobel Chang.
Michael Levine endorses President-elect Donald Trump’s business-minded approach.
Glendale cannabis consultancy Siva Enterprises has seen business light up after passage of Proposition 64.
Bankers are investing in expansion in expectation of a strong year of growth.