| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Who: Brenda Bailey of Fort Lauderdale
Why: Bailey was recently named business development directorat SmartWater CSI in Fort Lauderdale. She joined the company in December 2012 as business development manager.
About the company: SmartWater, founded...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Though it’s a just an aged, run-down and now mostly vacant public housing complex, the Lathrop Homes is where Talitha Jackson has for a decade felt most comfortable raising her four children, she said.
“This is the safest place to raise my...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:01 AM
Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million in long-standing court judgments for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court.
Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Burbank residents are being asked to weigh in on a proposal to bring a Whole Foods market — along with a 241-unit luxury apartment complex on top — to the city’s Media District, officials said.
The “Talaria at Burbank”...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 10:46 AM
A new 20-unit, eco-friendly affordable housing project was unveiled on Thursday, wrapping up two years of construction and replacing a cluster of severely blighted buildings in "horrific" condition, officials said.
The $9.7-million Sycamore at...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Groundbreaking for Hekemian & Co.'s two-year, $100 million redevelopment of the Rotunda will be Sept. 3,.
Most of the struggling shopping mall's remaining retail tenants must leave ahead of construction, but office tenants will remain, officials said....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Seismic experts and engineers have long warned that a certain type of wood-framed building is particularly vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake, because the first story cannot support the weight of the upper stories.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The owner of the former General Motors factory site in Southeast Baltimore has applied for a city permit to build a huge warehouse that would employ up to 2,600 people, according to documents filed with the city planning department.
The 2.8 million-...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Burbank residents on Monday shared parking and traffic concerns with developers of the luxury apartment complex and Whole Foods market proposed for Burbank’s media district.
The 241-unit project — slated for 3401 W. Olive Ave. and dubbed...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:01 PM
A Los Angeles councilman's call for the city to consider creating an inventory of thousands of so-called soft-story apartments that could collapse during a major earthquake is already generating debate.
This first-of-its-kind list would apply to...