| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Despite a mixed performance in 2013, the Southern California office market improved slightly overall as the year finished with small increases in occupancy and rents.
The ever-popular Westside continued to lead the way as active leasing helped landlords...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Home buyers and real estate investors have been in a good mood for years, since around 2007, when the housing crisis began.
And why not? Historic low interest rates and home values that have dropped off anywhere from 30 to 60 percent are a potent...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:02 PM
A Seal Beach man will pay $5 million in civil penalties to resolve allegations by federal authorities that he took control of hundreds of homes that were in default and then rented them out without paying anything toward their mortgages....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Southern California's office market improved only slightly for landlords in the second quarter, even though many companies have been hiring new workers as the economy has continued to mend.
In a few hot spots, such as the Westside of Los Angeles...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Two decades ago, One Wilshire was just another fading office tower losing its white-collar tenants to splashy new skyscrapers nearby. Today the unassuming high-rise is one of the most valuable in the city, having sold for a record $437.5 million.
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:53 AM
"Ping Pong Summer," an indie film starring Susan Sarandon, Amy Sedaris and John Hannah, is set to start filming for six weeks in Ocean City next month, the state announced today.
The Maryland Film Office estimates that producers will hire 90 local crew,...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 1:24 PM
The property manager of a Reisterstown housing development was killed in the rental office Friday morning, breaking the early morning peace at the tidy suburban complex.
Police identified the woman Saturday as 29-year-old Melinda Schaefer. An autopsy was...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Baltimore County police have identified the woman found dead in the rental office of a Reisterstown development as 29-year-old Melinda Schaefer.
It appeared as though she had stab wounds, department spokesman Ofc. Shawn Vinson said Saturday. A full...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Technology company Hope LoanPort could have signed a conventional lease for its new headquarters in Baltimore.
But the nonprofit doesn't work in a conventional way. Its 10 employees live in three states. Some work at home part-time but need office space...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:10 PM
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office said Friday that a 21-year-old Marriottsville man was arrested and charged for the theft of a Toyota RAV 4 and some $6,000 of hunting rifles and hunting equipment from unlocked vehicles at a condominium complex in...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 9:42 AM
The owner of a clock and watch shop says the proverbial clock is ticking for many downtown businesses.
"There aren't that many people that can pay the rent and just wonder if they'll survive," said Pat Espe, owner of A Step Back in Time. "The stores'...