July 6, 2003
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May 27, 2004 |
SBC Communications Inc. has agreed to move its downtown Los Angeles office to a smaller space in Transamerica Center, ending speculation that the landmark high-rise might be converted to condominiums. The telecommunications company will take 215,000 square feet on 12 floors in the tower at 12th and Olive streets, said Dave Nichols, senior vice president.
September 22, 2005 |
Experts up and down the state have warned that the housing market is starting to lose steam. And the latest forecast Wednesday from the California Assn. of Realtors predicted that home prices would moderate in 2006, rising a mere 10% after four years of hefty gains, on slightly lower sales. But as the old real estate adage goes, it's all about location, location, location when it comes to cooling housing markets. Just ask property developer Tom Cody.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 2005 |
Early every morning that classes are in session, Laura Aguayo loads her three children into the family minivan and begins the commute to school. Palmdale to Topanga Canyon: 62 miles, four freeways, two twisting canyon roads. "It's a sacrifice for me, but I don't care," Aguayo said recently before she began a summer hiatus in her trips to the private Calmont School. "I want the best for my children."
July 11, 2006 |
Four historic Sunset Boulevard buildings are in line to get massive makeovers as developers continue seeking profits from Hollywood's residential real estate boom and its shortage of office space. However, preservationists concerned about the possible loss of Hollywood's historic fabric vow to challenge the developers in court if they try to raze the landmarks.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 18, 2008 |
I recently spent a long weekend in Portland, Ore. It was hard not to marvel at all the things that city does well on the transportation front. I began to wonder what elements could be applied here. Of course, comparing the Portland area to the Southland is a bit unfair. It has the advantage of being much smaller, and in the world of urban planning that usually translates into getting things done faster. -- Light rail Perhaps the biggest difference between Portland and L.A. is something you notice within minutes of walking off a plane: A light rail line stops at the airport terminal.