LABJ WEEKLY EDITION

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Goings-on in L.A.’s business community.

Goings-on in L.A.’s business community.

E3 Show Goes on Despite Static Exhibitor Growth

TECH: Attendance up, but some local cos. stay away

Video game-makers descend on L.A. for E3 expo.

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Target Husk Sets Open Date

REAL ESTATE: Project back on after decade delay

Hollywood Target gets OK to restart construction.

LA Times Labor Dispute Drags On

MEDIA: A year after Soon-Shiong purchased paper, no union contract

A year after buying the L.A. Times, Patrick Soon-Shiong and the newspaper’s union are locked in a contract stalemate.

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AECOM to Shed Projects

engineering: Firm to avoid at-risk construction

AECOM CEO says firm is looking to unload riskier construction projects.

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Businesses Flock to West Adams

Real Estate: New companies, high-rises drive neighborhood shift

Retailers are flocking to West Adams.

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Shared Space

The latest entrant to coliving market offers hip, furnished apartments

The rise of coliving in L.A.

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Angeles Equity Shoots for Three

SaMo PE firm locked up three deals last week, including APCT Inc. buy

Angeles Equity goes on spending spree with three new acquisitions.

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LA Firms Buy Press Ganey

Ares, Leonard Green bring health care firm into fold

Ares Management and Leonard Green team up to buy health care provider Press Ganey.

Harbor Group Makes LA Purchase

RE investor takes $3 million stake in West Hollywood apartment building

Harbor Group looks to expand its L.A. presence with $3.25M stake in West Hollywood apartment building.

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Hackman Nears Soundstage Buy

Group in talks to purchase MBS Media Campus

Hackman Capital looking for a Hollywood ending with another studio purchase.

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ZONED FOR COMFORT

Drew Boyles I Mayor, City of El Segundo

El Segundo Mayor Drew Boyles toes line between business professional and surfer chic.

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Gelt Inc. Buys Denver Apartments

Tarzana firm plans immediate improvements on value-add asset.

Tarzana firm plans immediate improvements on value-add asset.

Endeavor’s UFC in Antitrust Fight

MEDIA: League is now important revenue stream

UFC suit could be a major blow to Endeavor.

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MedMen CFO Slashes Costs

RETAIL: More layoffs, spending freeze for pot retailer

Cannabis retail chain MedMen’s new CFO tries to snuff out financial woes.

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Offices Go Industrial Chic

REAL ESTATE: Warehouse conversions on the rise

Westside startups and creative companies want to work in converted warehouses.

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PLAY PLANS

Toymakers worry China tariffs will disrupt supply chain, hurt business

MGA Entertainment’s CEO says toying with tariffs could hurt the local industry.

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Transom Capital Nabs Surveillance Firm Pelco

El Segundo PE firm has been buying and selling rapidly

Transom Capital Group acquired maker of video surveillance systems.

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Stone Canyon Buys Reddy Ice

Holding company bolsters product offerings with deal

Stone Canyon Industries buys Reddy Ice.

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Stadium Status

Construction is now 70% complete on future home for Rams and Chargers in Inglewood

Inglewood’s new stadium is 70% complete, and its iconic canopy is the talk of the town.

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Companies Brace for Mexico Tariffs

trade: U.S. importers could face $17B in duties

Tariffs on Mexican produce would drive up costs for restaurants and markets.

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Cadiz Looks to Water Down Bill

Infrastructure: Company’s plan challenged by state legislation

Cadiz Inc. takes a different approach toward legislation that could upend its pipeline project.

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Abrams Takes New Path

MEDIA: Esports shift comes amid Writers Guild standoff

Abrams Artists Agency signing esports clients.

Dismay on Pay

Data shows vast gender pay gap for public company CEOs in LA

Gender pay gap at public companies in L.A.

Median CEO Pay Rises

Mercer analysis shows 4.7% jump, biggest gain in five years

National CEO pay reaches a five-year high.

Automation Arriving at Area Garages

Miracle Mile, Hollywood set for new structures

Developments add automated parking lots.

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