Los Angeles Business Journal

Bethany covers the real estate industry.

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Lessons From LAUSD

For one day last month, Christopher Thornberg was principal at one of Los Angeles Unified School District’s most infamous schools.

Getting Second Look

Former defense, aerospace hub El Segundo launches projects to land tenants priced out of Silicon Beach.

One-time aerospace and defense hub El Segundo looks to take wing by connecting with tech firms

El Segundo Means Business in Pursuing Diversity

By BETHANY FIRNHABER Staff Reporter For a small city, El Segundo is home to an impressive roster of big businesses. Aside from Chevron Corp.’s operation and all the major aerospace and defense compan

City’s marketing push homes in on smaller, more diverse company base.

Big Law, Big Lease

While the theme struck in downtown Los Angeles has been that most professional firms are contracting and putting more space back on the market, one firm is bucking the trend.

Florida Firm Checks in to Glendale Hospital

A small medical office building in Glendale sold earlier this month for a big price. CNL Healthcare Properties, a real estate investment trust out of Orlando, Fla., purchased the Lee Hughes Medical Building at 1500 E. Chevy Chase Drive for $29.9 million, nearly $443 a square foot.

Large Inglewood Residential Redevelopment Moving Ahead

When Inglewood announced last week that it had chosen five developers to compete for a bid to build a transit-oriented project near the site of a future Metro light-rail stop, it put a big emphasis on housing.

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Inglewood Moves on Project by Light-Rail Stop

Real Estate: Housing major factor in winnowing field of proposals.

When Inglewood announced last week that it had chosen five developers to compete for a bid to build a transit-oriented project near the site of a future Metro light-rail stop, it put a big emphasis on housing.

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Mover of Space Shuttle Settles in for Long Haul

The machinery-moving company that is perhaps best known for maneuvering the Space Shuttle Endeavour through the streets of Los Angeles two years ago has found a new home.

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Chinese Investors Pay Premium for Pasadena Office

A private investor group from China last week paid a premium to buy a 90-year-old Pasadena office property in the city’s historic Old Pasadena district.

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Canadian Developer Flips Venice Apts for $18 Million

The recently completed 19-unit multifamily property at 13365 W. Washington Blvd. in Venice, known as Landmark 19, was sold to a pair of undisclosed investors out of Beverly Hills. The partners bought the 30,500-square-foot building from Canadian developer Bastion Development Corp., which had marketed the property for just shy of $18 million, or nearly $950,000 a unit.

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