As this year draws to a close, the Business Journal asks: Did your business hit its mark in 2017, exceed expectations of come up short?
Construction outfits gain on city contracts
Public works’ construction projects gained the most city dollars this year for companies that contract with the city of L.A.
After years of losses, Leaf Group has a plan to grow again with a new CEO.
How L.A. County cities fared in an annual survey on the costliest cities for businesses.
A large South L.A. property sits in the middle of a fight between its owner and L.A. County.
A great irony could be in store for Los Angeles in the wake of Rupert Murdoch’s agreement to sell much of 20th Century Fox in a $52.4 billion all-stock deal struck with Walt Disney Co.
Torrance biotech firm begins sales of first new sickle cell drug in decades.
With still a month to go in 2017, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have set new records in container movement for the year.
Urban Farm Counts on Shipping Containers, Hydroponics to Grow Cash Crops By SHWANIKA NARAYAN Staff Reporter
Customized shipping containers replace soil for lettuce grower.
Monrovia’s AeroVironment sees uptick in orders for combat model
Military drone maker AeroVironment Inc.’s stock rose 26 percent to $54.47 a share – an all-time high – on Dec. 6 after the company posted strong quarterly sales and profits driven partly by U.S. military demand for its kamikaze drone, named the Switchblade.
Gross-led solar power company topped L.A. with $861,000 in November
Regulation crowdfunding continues apace.
Microsoft, Amazon.com among customers for various health apps, devices
Startups endure a 90-day business boot camp at Cedars-Sinai, Techstars accelerator.
CBRE report points out shift from cash registers to smart phones at shops
Retailers are using smartphones rather than cash registers, and replacing inventory for purchase with new items for testing.
New view on Getty Center holdings accounts for anomaly of overall decline
Highest assessed properties saw changes.
One of larger medical office sales to owner/user over past year statewide
El Segundo-based Genesis KC Development, a subsidiary of HealthCare Partners of El Segundo, has acquired a medical office building in Covina for $10 million in what brokers say is one of the year’s larger medical building sales to an owner/user in the state.
No surprise that personal style rules for Beatrice Fischel-Bock, co-founder and chief executive of Hutch, an ecommerce company that offers an app for online furniture shopping to aid clients in finding a style of their own.
This is the final issue of the Los Angeles Business Journal’s weekly edition for 2017.
LYMI Inc., doing business as clothing label Reformation, raised $25 million in Series B funding last week.
Whether you live in Los Angeles or build here, there are many new demands on your residential experience.
Widespread allegations of sexual harassment and assault have surfaced in the business and political worlds over the past several months, so the Business Journal asks: Is your company planning to update its workplace sexual harassment policies or hold additional training?
HOTELS: Figueroa to get prominent LED displays
Developers’ bold vision around DTLA’s convention area aligns with city’s push to increase hotel rooms.
MEDIA: Social media blitz aims to oust new owners
Social media boycott spells trouble for new owners of L.A. Weekly; leads to event cancellation.
Nearly 1 million square feet of cold storage space trades in Vernon to growing warehouse company.