| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
After an international bidding war, a Westside mansion often described as a French palace has changed hands for $102 million, making it the most expensive residential sale ever recorded in Southern California.
As is often the case with high-end...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
One of the tallest office buildings in downtown Los Angeles has been acquired by a major Hollywood real estate investor, CIM Group, in an unusual portfolio sale that included a regional shopping center in Montclair, a high-rise in Anaheim and a hotel in...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Actress Anjelica Huston has parted with the five-story contemporary live/work home in Venice that she shared with her late husband, sculptor Robert Graham, for $11.15 million.
The 13,796 square feet of loft-like space, some 200 feet from the sand,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Ashok Amritraj is in the midst of producing his own double feature of sorts – buying an estate in Bel-Air for $8.25 million and listing a house in the Encino/Sherman Oaks area for sale at $2,199,900.
The Italian villa-style mansion he bought...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:03 AM
STANFORD — Property tax rates in Stanford will stay exactly where they were last year if city council members approve a second reading of the 2013 property tax rate at their Sept. 5 meeting.
Stanford City Council heard a first reading of the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Has anyone started a pool on how long Proposition 13 will remain standing, the way it now stands?
The process that made Proposition 13 possible is 100 years old, but the revolutionary tax makeover is 35. And it could be argued that its effect on the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Indoor malls may have a limited lifespan, according to Rick Caruso, owner of Southland centers including the Grove in the Fairfax district and the Americana at Brand in Glendale.
In a Sunday keynote speech to some 4,000 people at the National Retail...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The building housing the expansive Gucci store on Rodeo Drive has sold for more than $100 million to a Spanish fashion mogul.
Gucci, the famous upmarket Italian fashion house, is the sole tenant of the three-story building in the heart of the famed...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:46 AM
After years of trying to secure a new grocery store on the east side of Romeoville, trustees have signed off on a resolution issuing $650,000 in incentives for a developer who plans to build one there.
BG Investments LLC will receive the incentives to...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:24 AM
New York-based Brookfield Office Properties Inc., which recently became the dominant office landlord in the Los Angeles financial district, is celebrating its latest acquisitions Tuesday, Oct. 29, with four musical performances.
The performances will...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Q: What are some ways that an 18-year old individual can get started in real estate as a business? I want to learn everything I need to know about buying, selling and investing in real estate.
A: The best way to learn is by asking questions. What you...