The market for health care in the Southland has never been more robust.
The Business Journal unveils its fifth annual LA500 list, honoring the most influential leaders and executives in Los Angeles.
Crisis slows flow of new patients
At first glance, the home health care industry would appear to be one of the winners during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tenants seek out abatements and deferrals
As the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, forcing some businesses to close and leaving others with financial challenges, many companies have sought some kind of rent relief.
Cosmetics startup connects with consumers
Leila Kashani did not have the Covid-19 shutdown in mind when she founded Alleyoop Inc.
To Your Health
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Company’s planned $800 million debt issuance gets junk level status
S&P Global Inc. has downgraded Live Nation Entertainment Inc.’s credit rating to junk bond status with a negative outlook and rated the company’s proposed $800 million issuance of senior secured notes at junk level.
Firm pays $78 million for campus sites in Commerce, Torrance
Omninet Capital has purchased office campuses in Commerce and Torrance for a combined $78 million.
Impact of virus cited for downgrade
Moody’s Investors Service Inc. has downgraded Beverly Hills-based William Morris Endeavor Entertainment’s new term loan further in the junk bond range.
Company to expand housing operation
Culver City-based United Dwelling Inc. has raised $10 million in a Series B round led by Alpha Edison.
Social video platform taps entertainment veteran
Kevin Mayer, a longtime Walt Disney Co. executive, has left the company to become chief executive of TikTok, the rapidly growing short-video platform owned by Chinese startup ByteDance Ltd.
Startup expands with software for TV
Smartphone-only streaming service Quibi plans to make its short-form content available for TV viewing beginning the last week in May, the company has confirmed.
Local leaders push back on complaints about funds
The federal Paycheck Protection Program has served as a lifeline for struggling companies, but it has also prompted concerns over access to capital.
Firm invests in properties with health care tenants
Pasadena-based real estate investment firm ExchangeRight is carving out steady returns despite the pandemic-driven downturn.
Graphene battery-maker raises $28 million for production
Brentwood-based Nanotech Energy Co. has raised $27.5 million to ramp up production of its graphene-based products.
Firm will use new funds to improve app for technicians
UpKeep Technologies Inc., the Westwood-based work-order management software developer, said it has raised $36 million in a Series B, bringing the company’s total funding to $48.8 million.
Scalable system is designed to cut costs of on-orbit work
Motiv Space Systems Inc., a Pasadena-based space motion control and robotics company, has developed a modular robotic arm system that can perform on-orbit assembly and satellite servicing tasks.
Startup secures $10 million to expand ecommerce tool
Santa Monica-based ecommerce startup Tapcart Inc. has raised $10 million in a Series A round led by San Francisco-based SignalFire.
Company planning to acquire $1 billion in new inventory
CorpHousing Group, a New York-based company with more than $500 million in inventory across the country, is expanding into Los Angeles.
Watts multifamily complex has 102 units in 30 buildings
Washington Court, a low-income property in Watts with 102 apartments, has sold for $33.5 million.
LA's hospitals and biotech companies look toward treatment, tests and tools in fight against Covid-19
The Covid-19 pandemic has put L.A.’s health care sector in an unprecedented spotlight.
Industrial, multifamily figure to lead eventual rebound
After a nearly decadelong winning streak, the Los Angeles real estate market has run up against a formidable foe in Covid-19.
Local institutions likely to play a key part in economic recovery
Banks, like a majority of other industries, will not thrive in the Covid-19 downturn. But they are one of the sectors best positioned to survive.
Both newcomers and established services see a surge in viewers
No one was expecting the coronavirus outbreak when some of Hollywood’s biggest companies decided 2020 would be a good time to launch a host of streaming offerings.
Usage and time spent rise sharply across most pay and free games
Gaming companies, already a nimble bunch, are adapting and even thriving in a Covid-19 world.
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