LABJ WEEKLY EDITION

Are You Ready for Some (More) Football?

Special Report: Business of Sports

The XFL is back, but the question remains: Do L.A. fans want spring football?

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‘Wellness’ Amenities Juice Up Properties

REAL ESTATE: A growing niche for homes and offices

A growing number of properties are being outfitted with personal health and wellness in mind.

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Multiple HAIL MARYS

Special Report: Business of Sports

LA’s pro football landscape is littered with (mostly) failed franchises

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Cadiz Enters Hemp Business

AGRICULTURE: Water firm, cannabis company team up

Water developer Cadiz Inc. has launched a joint venture to cultivate hemp with California Cannabis Enterprises Inc.

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Clear Winners in Battle for LA Sports Dollars

Special Report: Business of Sports

Clippers are climbing, but Lakers and Dodgers are still the teams to beat By MATTHEW BLAKE and JOSHUA NIV Staff Reporters

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Holding Pattern Around Boeing

AEROSPACE: Area suppliers wait for end to 737 Max woes

Southern California suppliers to Boeing Co. are in a holding pattern because of the grounding of 737 Max planes.

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Water Firm’s Profits Rise

Rates, military contract lift American States Water

Rates, military contract lift American States Water

Snap to Sell $1 Billion in Debt Notes

New funding to be used for possible acquisitions

New funding to be used for possible acquisitions

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Sports Center

How Schloessman and LASEC help bring the big games to LA

The Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission helps the city bid for and plan major sports events.

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PowerPlant Raises $165M

Firm aims to cultivate healthy food startups

Firm aims to cultivate healthy food startups

LABJ INsider

A Real Team Player

Goings-on in L.A.’s business community.

Brokers, Investors Post Strong Second Quarter

Demand for industrial, office properties drives profits

Demand for industrial, office properties drives profits

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Beyond Meat Loses Sizzle

FOOD: Stock slides as competitors gain ground

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Nonprofit Plans Solar Push

MANUFACTURING: New tech powers low-cost panels

GREEN ENERGY Claremont-Pomona Locally Grown Power aims to provide solar power without chasing profits.

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Inglewood Meeting Place Fosters Startups

FINANCE: Sip & Sonder builds businesses, community

Inglewood’s Sip & Sonder offers a hub or networking with venture investors — and a strong cup of coffee.

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SHARED VISION

Coworking companies benefit by catering to specific industries

Coworking specializes to compete.

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LABJ Insider

Shining a Light on LA’s Top Hospitals

Goings-on in L.A.’s business community.

Mendocino Taps New CEO

RESTAURANTS: Miles joins from Zoës Kitchen

Mendocino Farms names a fast-casual pro as its new CEO.

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Saban Sees Opportunities in Music

ENTERTAINMENT: Mogul places $500M bet on label

Billionaire Haim Saban invests $500 million to launch a world music record label.

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Brokers Try Coworking

CBRE, Savills, others add flexible-office operations

Real-estate brokers are trying to get in on the coworking craze.

Ecommerce Attracts Sage

M&A advisory firm helps internet-born brands to grow

Sage Group launches a new practice to help internet-born brands grow.

Home Grower

Cross Campus has the ambition, and it’s seeking the funding to expand through acquisitions in LA and beyond

Locally grown coworking provider Cross Campus plans expansion.

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Space Race

Coworking providers have signed more than 20 leases in LA this year

Coworking companies have signed more than 20 new leases in L.A.

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TOP COWORKING COMPANIES IN LA

TOP COWORKING COMPANIES IN LA

TEAM PLAYER

Tim Lee I Olive Hill Group

Tim Lee of commercial real estate firm Olive Hill Group has coined a new term: “workstyle.”

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LA Port Project is Derailed

Shipping: $130M facility sought to speed operations

Jonathan Rosenthal takes the Port of L.A. to court over nixing new cargo yard.

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