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  • Building permits thorny issue in Wilmette

    Building permits thorny issue in Wilmette
    Wilmette officials are concerned about the number of residents completing home improvement projects without proper permits, some of which could contribute to flooding and other issues. If they seek variances after the fact, trustees are put in the...
  • Home-builders' confidence still shaky

    Home-builders' confidence still shaky
    The spring selling season is fast approaching, but home builders remain in a dour mood. A survey of builders on the prospect of single-family home sales remained basically flat, and a bit pessimistic, in March, same as the month before. The National...
  • Senior housing complex being built near Compton transit stops

    Senior housing complex being built near Compton transit stops
    Work is underway on Metro @ Compton Senior Apartments, a $19.5-million housing community near several transit stops, including the light rail Metro Blue Line. The project is being developed by Meta Housing Corp. of Los Angeles, which specializes in...
  • Office space near LAX is cheaper than it is in Detroit

    Office space near LAX is cheaper than it is in Detroit
    The views from office towers near Los Angeles International Airport can be great. Tenants watch planes coming and going or check out the city skyline and the Pacific Ocean. They just don’t have much company. The LAX market has been softer than a...
  • Medical office complex under construction by Long Beach Airport

    Medical office complex under construction by Long Beach Airport
    Construction is underway on a new medical office complex at Douglas Park, a commercial real estate development site next to Long Beach Airport that was once used for aircraft manufacturing. Urbana Development has broken ground on Douglas Park Medical...
  • Construction jobs have grown fast in California

    The healthier housing market and a slew of city towers going up are brightening job prospects for construction workers in California. Employment in commercial and residential construction grew by 2,400 in March, according to Labor Department data...
  • Property of the Week: Flanders Woods in Coventry

    Property of the Week: Flanders Woods in Coventry
    Mark Lavitt, who has a degree in landscape architecture, is a Coventry-based designer, builder and developer. He envisioned Flanders Woods to be a community of “green” homes in harmony with the landscape. Passive solar designs combine with the...
  • Fire damages mobile home near Aberdeen Friday

    Fire damaged a mobile home near Aberdeen Friday evening. The home, at Wright's Mobile Home Village in the 1100 block of Old Philadelphia Road, was reported on fire shortly after 5 p.m. Initial emergency radio dispatches said the resident reported...
  • Supply of new homes for sale remains extremely low

    Supply of new homes for sale remains extremely low
    Southern California home building is stuck at historic lows, one of many factors conspiring against middle-class buyers in a recovery marked by high prices and low supply. Despite explosive price gains last year, builders and their Wall Street...
  • William Lyon Homes lays the foundation for future growth

    William Lyon Homes lays the foundation for future growth
    Newport Beach home builder William Lyon Homes has a history almost as interesting as its founder and namesake. William Lyon flew combat missions in the Korean War, commanded the Air Force Reserve and was chief executive and chairman of AirCal in the...
  • Behind the Grand Pour: Building L.A.'s new tallest tower

    Behind the Grand Pour: Building L.A.'s new tallest tower
    Michael Marchesano gazed out the window of his third-floor office in downtown Los Angeles and didn't like what he saw. In a far corner of an excavated pit, five stories deep and the size of a city block, stood a mound of dirt as big as a small house. It...