| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:55 AM
The shuttered landmark New Regal Theater in the South Shore neighborhood has been sold to a Chicago group.
Community Capital Investment, LLC bought the property for $100,000 from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. last month, according to the FDIC....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin called on pension officials Wednesday to take new steps to cut costs — possibly by merging the management of two of its three retirement systems.
During the recession and in its aftermath, pension costs for...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:24 AM
Jones Lang LaSalle, the professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate, said it has changed its name to JLL.
The JLL name and a new logo will be rolled out globally during the next two years, the Chicago-based firm...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Moelis & Co., a boutique Los Angeles investment bank, filed for an initial public offering, seeking to capitalize on the soaring stock market and a recent pickup in corporate mergers.
The firm was founded in 2007 by Ken Moelis, a longtime Southern...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The gleaming new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore that greets visitors entering the city on Russell Street rises from gritty surroundings, flanked by a Holiday Inn Express and a concrete bunker-like block of storage units.
Those two neighboring properties...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Profits at Corporate Office Properties Trust, a Columbia-based owner and developer of office parks, rose for the three months that ended Dec. 31, as the real estate investment trust finished repositioning its portfolio.
"We have completed the...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:01 PM
People like rich, tasty food — and sweet, smooth desserts.
That's a recipe the Cheesecake Factory Inc. has been following for more than three decades.
The company's roots can be traced to the home kitchen of Evelyn Overton, who ran a small baked...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60, probably won't win many popularity contests. He's frequently been vilified by the political left for doing too little and by the right for doing too much. Most Americans probably have no idea what he...
| Dec 17, 2013
A reader from the Northeast recently started working for an investment bank that specializes in helping companies to establish employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). ESOPs are often used as a way for companies to give employees an ownership stake in...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal have joined Robert Redford in the independent drama "A Walk in the Woods."
Wildwood Enterprises and Route One Films started production Monday on the film, an adaptation of travel writer Bill Bryson's...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Reading the Supreme Court's decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, I couldn't help thinking of Thomas Piketty's controversial new book, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Where would Piketty stand on affirmative action?...