| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
HARTFORD — The city's proposal to build a minor league baseball stadium could derail plans for a new XL Center or compete with the existing downtown arena, a top development official said in an email obtained by The Courant.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:27 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday approved the first reading of an ordinance that would require motels to seek new permits and maintain new standards if they wish to house long-term tenants.
While supporters argued that the rules would help make...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Following a nearly two-hour hearing during which dozens of photographs documenting health and safety violations were presented, the Planning Commission amended the Costa Mesa Motor Inn's operating permit Monday night.
The unanimous decision declared the...
| Jul 7, 2014
As Malik Dervisevic huddled in a small jail cell — tired, hungry and frantic after hours of interrogation and no contact with his family — his mind whirred with anxiety.
"I lost my job. I lost my house. I lost everything," Dervisevic, 37,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:13 PM
My mom likes to say that she left South America for the Land of Opportunity, only to have South America follow her here. It's our bit of gallows humor for talking about rising economic inequity here in the United States — an inequity that appears to...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Houston-based women's fashion and gifts boutique retailer Francesca's and Brooklyn-based home furnishings retailer West Elm plan to open stores in Virginia Beach Town Center next year.
Francesca's will lease 1,830 square feet in the first floor of the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Winnetka officials are considering a proposal that would require all commercial buildings to be equipped with fire sprinklers within five years.
The village passed an ordinance in 1977 requiring that sprinklers be installed in commercial buildings...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:04 PM
The grand reopening of the nearly vacant Charlestowne Mall in St. Charles may be pushed back by about six months, developers said this week.
Plans to reopen the mall in fall 2015 could be delayed due to some difficulty securing commitments with future...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Quandel Construction awarded Sports Training Camp contract
The International Sports Training Camp, a 500-acre private summer camping facility in Stroudsburg, recently hired Quandel Construction Group, a local construction firm, as the general...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The vacant former Motorola Mobility campus headquarters in Libertyville has been acquired by a Washington, D.C.-based commercial real estate company that plans to remake the space into an “innovation campus.”
BECO Management Inc. said Monday...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:48 PM
El Segundo's transformation from aerospace bastion and oil town to hub for creative businesses remains in high gear as a renovated 1970s office building hits the market with half of its space already committed to tenants.
Irvine developer Bixby Land Co....