Helen Zhao

Reporter (Residential Real Estate)

Email: hzhao@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 263

Recent Stories

Philanthropist Put Focus on L.A.

Marion Anderson, 86, supported UCLA, Children’s Hospital, others, with late husband, John.

Marion Anderson, 86, was known for her support of UCLA and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Architect Follows Career Blueprint to High End

DEVELOPMENT: Homes by Paul McLean can go for hundreds of millions.

Architect Paul McClean talks how the market is holding up for $500 million megamansions.

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Rooftop Decks Prove Draw at Homes too Small for Traditional Backyards

Another Level

Homes with rooftop decks can raise the price ceiling on properties too small for backyards.

City’s Take on Sustainability May Buoy Businesses

HOUSING: Construction, design firms get green light with Santa Monica policy.

Santa Monica’s zero-net-energy policy could pay off for construction and design businesses.

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Billionaire Philanthropist and Topa Equities Chairwoman Marion Anderson Dies

Marion Anderson, the billionaire philanthropist and chairwoman of Topa Equities Ltd., died on Sunday in Los Angeles.

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Echo Park Homes Set to be Preserved as Historic Monument after Developer Filed Plans for Demolition

Seven pre-World War II bungalows in Echo Park are set to be preserved as a historic monument, preventing L.A. developer Bixel House from demolishing them to build 12 small-lot subdivision single-family homes.

Unlocking Luxury

Bruce Makowsky lives on high end of mansion market with projects such as $250 million Bel Air home

REAL ESTATE: Developer Bruce Makowsky has given luxury a whole new ZIP code with his megamansions.

L.A. Welcomes Bootlegs

HOUSING: Council signs off on path to turn unapproved units into permitted homes.

HOUSING: Los Angeles City Council opens door for bootlegged residential units to gain permits.

Top Fox Broadcasting Exec Lists Bel Air Home for $9 Million

Fox Broadcasting Co.’s president of entertainment, David Madden, and his wife, Marci Pool, have put their Bel Air home on the market for $8.99 million, according to property records.

Developer Plans 228 Homes in Inglewood Near Rams Stadium

Harridge Development Group is swooping into Inglewood with a plan to build 228 townhomes on an 18-acre site just a mile from the Los Angeles Rams’ planned $2.6 billion stadium.

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