Los Angeles Business Journal

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Parking Space Could Prove Tight Fit for Retailers

DEVELOPMENT: Building near mass transit could help with city’s requirements.

City requirements could put stores in a tough spot.

TetraTech Engineers Lease Renewal for Corporate HQ

Pasadena engineering and construction management company Tetra Tech Inc. closed 2014 by committing to keeping its headquarters in the San Gabriel Valley.

Glendale Office Garners Highest Post-Recession Price

A 16-story office building in Glendale sold last month for more than $83 million, a price not seen in the city since before the recession.

Expectant Dad to Feel Heat

Barry Knudson is expecting his first child in March with his wife, Kelsi. But before the baby arrives, Knudson, a beer enthusiast and casual home-brewer, concocted one more memorable batch: a spicy India pale ale.

Venice Office to Return to Retail Roots

A small Class C office building, along with an adjacent parking lot, at the west end of Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice sold last month for $15.5 million.

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Beachbody Bulks Up in Santa Monica

Santa Monica multilevel marketing firm Beachbody, best known for infomercials selling its exercise and body-sculpting DVD programs Insanity and P90X, is bulking up at the beach.

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Exercise Company Bulks Up in Santa Monica

LEASE: Beachbody takes more space in 10-year deal valued at $90 million.

Santa Monica multilevel marketing firm Beachbody, best known for infomercials selling its exercise and body-sculpting DVD programs Insanity and P90X, is bulking up at the beach.

Toymaker Game to Consolidate in Santa Monica

LEASE: Jakks Pacific takes 65,000 square feet in deal valued at $31 million.

Toymaker Jakks Pacific Inc. will move next year from its perch overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu to a building about three miles inland in Santa Monica.

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Property Buyers Wrap Up Hefty Year-End Deals

REAL ESTATE: $160 million hotel purchase among rush of pickups to close out 2014.

Investors close out the year with a bang and some of the biggest deals of 2014.

Largest L.A. Law Firm Relocates Following DaVinci Fire

Less than two weeks after a fire damaged its downtown L.A. headquarters, law firm Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith agreed to move to the iconic U.S. Bank Tower building at 633 W. Fifth St.

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