LABJ WEEKLY EDITION

Who's Who in Real Estate: Getting Hotter

L.A.’s industrial real estate market is heating up.

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Industrial Gets Sexy

Demand for e-commerce distribution space, cannabis operations help polish sector’s image

The Los Angeles County’s 800-million-square-foot industrial real estate market resembles the ugly duckling from the fairy tale

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Who's Who in Real Estate

Q&As: Some of the top players in local industrial real estate talk deals, state of the market, challenges and what’s next.

Q&As: Some of the top players in local industrial real estate talk deals, state of the market, challenges and what’s next.

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Key for California: Keep ‘Brainpower Advantage’

California continues to flourish and higher education is the secret sauce that nourishes the state’s economy.

Chief Concerns

There’s no telling for certain whether Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore was out to distract attention from the $1.27 million pension bonus he took a few weeks before landing in his new post.

STYLE | Cream of the Crop

Justin Woolverton • Halo Top Creamery

Simple style; posh dessert

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Index Secures $22 Million for K-Town Project

Developer’s second project in neighborhood is seven- story multifamily building

Developers get $22M in funding for non-luxury priced apartments slated for Koreatown.

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Long Beach Back on Media Map

Hiring spree by Post beefs up competition for Press-Telegram

A beefed-up Long Beach Post and Long Beach Press-Telegram poised to compete over coverage of the Beach City.

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Kumana Brings Avocado Sauce to Own Backyard

Downtown-based company adds local grocers on heels of debut in NorCal, Oregon

Avocado sauce maker Kumana Foods expands into supermarkets.

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AEG Taps Rank + Rally For Retail Role

Company will oversee in-venue sales as well as e-commerce for teams

Anschutz Entertainment Group chooses Chicago vendor for online retail and e-commerce at Staples Center, StubHub Center and other venues.

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Report: $93 Million for Westwood Terrace

Goldman Sachs fund identified as likely buyer

Westwood Terrace slated for potential sale with a $93 million price tag.

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Forever 21 Adds Visual Searching

RETAIL: Fast-fashion specialist moves to bolster website, mobile app

Forever 21 debuts new visual search feature to boost online sales.

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Teens Land $550,000 Seed Round After UCLA Anderson Bootcamp

TECHNOLOGY: Bid to beat bullying draws backers targeting teenage founders

Four high-schoolers who founded Santa Monica-based Trill Project in a bid to make social media safer got $550,000 in a seed round led by Founders Bootcamp.

Slight Gains for Big Employers

ECONOMY: Cal State-L. A., UCLA make big additions

L.A. County’s largest public and private employers see modest gains.

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Cal Poly-Pomona Picks Five Point for 300-Acre Plan

REAL ESTATE: Initial step on Lanterman development

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona eyes 300-acre site for campus expansion.

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Will Downtown Spillover Fill Out Westlake?

REAL ESTATE: Stretch of 7th Street points up potential

Westlake could be the site of the next development boom.

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$60M Makeover

What all the time, money meant for Hotel Figueroa

So what took downtown’s Hotel Figueroa so long to re-open?

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DOWNTOWN DEVILS

Arizona State eyes stage in city’s center for next push in L.A.

Arizona State University’s splashy move into a downtown complex originally built for the long-defunct Los Angeles Herald Examiner

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Declaration of Independents on Dynamex Decision

I count myself as one of the 57 million people across our country, and the 1.4 million in California alone, who choose to work as an independent contractor.

Academy on Target

Fault might be found in the seemingly sudden decision by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to create a new Oscar for Achievement in Popular Film.

STYLE | Mission Control

Devorah Lieberman • University of La Verne

Breaking glass ceiling

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Snyder on Apartment Market: Better Than Good

Miracle Mile development under construction, expected to come online in 2020

More apartments on the way on Wilshire Boulevard, complements of Jerry Snyder.

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Neuroscience Institute Opens New SaMo Center

Pacific Brain Health Center to help patients with dementia, other ailments

Patients suffering with brain disorders and diseases get their own center in Santa Monica.

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Apple Co-Founder Joins L.A. Crypto Summit

Wozniak will address blockchain enthusiasts at October convention

Cryptocurrency summit features Apple Inc.’s other founder – Steve Wozniak.

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Deal & Dealmakers: City National Adds Exactuals

Fintech Acquisition part of long-term strategy, expansion in L.A. market

City National Bank continues growth with Exactuals acquisition.

Closing Times

How a team of local movers hauled the L.A. Times from downtown to El Segundo

The stories and stats behind the L.A. Times’ move from downtown to El Segundo.

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