| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Southern California's office market has improved ever so slightly — once again for landlords.
In the just-finished first quarter of 2014, the overall vacancy rate fell less than a percentage point and monthly rents ticked up a nickel per square...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Office landlord Jeff Worthe is towering over the Burbank Media District these days.
That's the busy entertainment hub along the Ventura Freeway with hundreds of media firms surrounded by Universal, Warner Bros. and Disney studios.
Worthe's real estate...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The maker of the international online video game hit "League of Legends" will move to a five-building office campus in West Los Angeles after signing what was described as the biggest new office lease in Southern California in five years.
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:29 AM
City projections released this week show the massive development boom underway in Glendale could bring as many as 3,814 units within 21 multi-family complexes.
Despite what may seem to some like an oversupply, developers behind the projects are...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The views from office towers near Los Angeles International Airport can be great. Tenants watch planes coming and going or check out the city skyline and the Pacific Ocean. They just don’t have much company.
The LAX market has been softer than a...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 7:36 AM
When Barbara Huston took a look at the dilapidated Pasadena building that had been offered as new offices to the nonprofit organization she heads, she was taken aback.
"It was very dark, and there was a lot of mold. When I walked through, the carpet ...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 1:11 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday previewed a pair of ways he plans to balance the city’s budget: collecting overdue fines, fees and taxes from city employees and companies, and pooling resources with Cook County.
Emanuel and County Board President...
| Oct 19, 2011
One of the most popular ways to lower property tax bills is also one of the most misused — benefiting thousands of people ranging from mayors to landlords and snowbirds.
The homestead exemption is supposed to lower taxes only for a taxpayer's...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:56 PM
Another challenge by ground rent holders to Maryland's 2007 reform laws has been revived, with lease holders claiming that a state law unconstitutionally diminished the value of their property by making collection of payments costly and difficult to...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:18 PM
Members of both houses of the California Legislature recently released their updated office budgets amid pressure from government groups and news organizations to make the data available to the public.
Assembly members released their figures for all of...