| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Tribune Co. completed the spinoff Monday of Tribune Publishing Co., which includes The Baltimore Sun and nine other daily newspapers.
Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Ashok Amritraj, the former tennis pro turned Hollywood producer, has sold a home in the Encino/Sherman Oaks area for $1.675 million.
The Hyde Park Entertainment chief executive put the tennis court estate on the market earlier this year after buying...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Eight years ago, Du Sha cashed out his chain of home-improvement centers — the first superstores of their kind in China — with a sale to Home Depot for $100 million.
Today, with a net worth of more than $600 million, the former economics...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Q: We were in the process of buying a house that we knew was gut rehabbed, and during our inspection, the builder/seller of the house was nice enough to come by to answer our questions. Well, my inspector noticed that some of the electrical was not up...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:23 AM
If you think real estate is merely about buying and selling houses, you haven't been paying attention. The industry is engaged in an endless, competitive frenzy of developing apps and website features intended to get you across the threshold of your dream...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster on Tuesday sold a five-bedroom, 5,300-square-foot house in Lakeview for $1.765 million.
Dempster in June had listed the house for $1.799 million, and it had gone under contract even before it was officially...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Dan Naor got his start in Baltimore 20 years ago, when he found a 16-acre waterfront property for sale and decided to make the leap into the local marina business.
Today, the Inner Harbor is a vastly different place than it was in 1994, and Naor's...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:21 PM
With $10 in an account, a group of Buffalo Grove residents have organized a political action committee against a possible development on the village golf course.
The Save Buffalo Grove Political Action Committee, to be known as SBG-PAC, was registered...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Arlington Heights has approved a special taxing district for the Hickory Kensington neighborhood, despite the protest of some businesses that could be bought out down the road.
"I am uncomfortable with giving the village the right of eminent domain,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Park Ridge voters could see a Nov. 4 referendum on a possible property tax increase to support the Park Ridge Public Library.
Approval of the referendum would mean restoration of hours that have been cut in recent years, purchase of new materials and...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Now it's official: Park Ridge residents will decide in November whether to pay more property tax to the Park Ridge Public Library for four years to restore services and hours.
On Monday, aldermen voted 6-1 to put the question on the Nov. 4 general...