Los Angeles Business Journal

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Downtown Investor Caught in Laundering Sweep

A downtown L.A. investor who recently purchased a prominent South Park development site was among those arrested last week when federal agents raided the Fashion District in connection with an alleged money-laundering scheme for international drug cartels.

USC Embarks on Major Expansion

With the demolition of its outdated University Village complete, USC was expected to formally break ground Monday on the $650 million first phase of its $1.1 billion two-phase master-planned Village at USC.

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Carwash Buyer Arrested for Money-Laundering

LEGAL: Investor among group accused in alleged drug cartel scheme.

A downtown L.A. investor who recently purchased a prominent South Park development site was among those arrested last week when federal agents raided the Fashion District in connection with an alleged money-laundering scheme for international drug cartels.

Taking Stand for History

Affordable housing project preserves Fatburger’s first spot.

Affordable housing project made preserving the first Fatburger stand a main ingredient.

Will That Monet Fade Away?

Conservation specialist devises index to assess risk for collectors.

Emily MacDonald-Korth’s index system lets collectors frame the value of paintings and other works.

Carwash Buyer Arrested for Money-Laundering

A downtown L.A. investor who recently purchased a prominent South Park development site was among those arrested last week when federal agents raided the Fashion District in connection with an alleged money-laundering scheme for international drug cartels.

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Redondo Pursues Tourist Beach Head

Development: City fights wave of resistance to waterfront projects.

Development: Redondo Beach still works to shore up its waterfront despite some local activists making waves.

Hotel Developer Welcomes Hospitality Tenant

Real Estate: DDR reaches deal for Hyatt to handle future property in Pasadena.

A developer with plans to build a hotel on the site of what used to be a Macy’s department store at the Paseo Colorado retail center in Pasadena has signed a major hospitality tenant in advance of construction.

Architect Drawn To Business Side

After less than a year in Los Angeles, I-Fei Chang has already established a reputation for the incredible scale and speed of her work.

Who’s Who in Real Estate: Bill Nan Zhou, Feng Feng

When a delegation of real estate professionals from China came to the United States a little over a year ago to tour major gateway cities for investment opportunities, longtime Southern California business buddies Bill Nan Zhou and Feng Feng helped pave the way.

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