| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Most Friday nights, two married guys head to a rented office space in Vernon, stretch out on couches and talk about guy stuff — music, pop culture, sports, women, politics, cars, weed, movies, and so on — for about two hours, before...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Growing companies in Los Angeles County ramped up demand for office space in the fourth quarter, demonstrating that more businesses are confident about their prospects.
The office market dipped in the recession and hit bottom about five years ago, but...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Judging by the shifting retail mix on Bucktown's chic shopping corridor, one might think the neighborhood is a hub of marathoners, ski bunnies and rugged backpackers.
Stio, a Jackson Hole, Wyo.-based seller of $325 ski pants and $115 merino wool base...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:37 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Bobby Rush, a Democrat from the South Side, did not pay about $365,000 in rent for longtime use of an office to conduct politics, an ethics report released Monday said.
Acceptance of the South Side office may have violated...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:59 AM
VERNON — Serial entrepreneur Mark Lassoff ran two companies in Austin, a tech-nirvana if there ever was one. But his three-year-old startup LearnToProgram Media, in a low-rent office building in Vernon, is his longest tenure anywhere.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:51 PM
As Highland Park officials mull zoning changes to increase downtown density, one proposal for a $20 million six-story apartment building is already testing their limitations.
No formal application has been filed with the city. But Chicago developer Greg...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Change is on the way for the desolate downtown area known as the Heart of Boynton.
On Monday, in a special meeting, the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency approved a developer for Ocean Breeze East — a key development city officials...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:17 AM
Even as Wicker Park transformed from a tough gangland into one of the hottest neighborhoods in Chicago, a stretch of Milwaukee Avenue just north of the Division Blue Line station remained an outlier.
While the surrounding commercial streets hop with...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:39 PM
It's one thing for a congressional candidate to fall eight months behind on rent payments for his campaign headquarters — but it's something else if the landlord is the candidate himself.
That's what's happened with Republican nominee Mark...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The Connecticut Working Families Party said Friday that it has filed a complaint with federal election regulators against Mark Greenberg, the Republican candidate for the 5th Congressional District, and his campaign committee for failing to pay a...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:28 PM
When Congress reconvenes Nov. 12, opponents of billions of dollars in military compensation "reforms" sought by President Obama and the Joint Chiefs of Staff will have one final and narrow opportunity to derail the plans.
Three significant compensation...