Carol Lawrence

Staff Reporter (Real Estate)

Carol Lawrence writes commercial real estate stories about development, land and building deals, relevant trends and compelling profiles relating to the San Fernando Valley and other nearby Valley areas.

A business writer for 10 out of her 13 years in journalism, Carol has covered SoCal topics including manufacturing, agriculture, the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports, small businesses and transportation as it affects business. Carol has won several journalism awards for her coverage of business, environmental issues and agriculture.

She can be reached at (818) 316-3123, or by email:

Phone: 818-316-3123 Extension: 114

Recent Stories

Simi Valley School District Buys New HQ Building

The Simi Valley Unified School District has bought a specialty building in the city previously used for entertainment production to house its district operations.

Celebrity Pastry Chef to Move in Moorpark

Carrara Pastries in Moorpark has signed a long-term lease for a larger location in the city, according to Daum Commercial Real Estate Services.

CEO to Fill in as Finance Officer Leaves PS Business Parks

PS Business Parks Inc., the Glendale investor in office and industrial parks, announced Monday that its chief financial officer has stepped down.

MannKind Moving to Westlake Village

Valencia biopharmaceutical company MannKind Corp. is relocating its corporate headquarters to Westlake Village, the company confirmed Thursday.

Marcus & Millichap Ahead of Expectations

Marcus & Millichap Inc., the commercial real estate brokerage firm in Calabasas, jumped Wall Street expectations for its second quarter despite weaker year-over-year results.

Glendale Apartments Fetch $20 Million

A 63-unit apartment complex in Glendale has traded for $20 million, delivering a 60 percent gain to the sellers, according to Encino commercial real estate firm Investment Real Estate Associates.

Three Valley Shopping Centers Sold

Three Valley shopping centers have been sold by an L.A. retail developer as part of a $345 million portfolio sale and joint venture formation.

Students’ Cyber Skills Win Contest

High schoolers take top honors en route to lucrative careers.

North Hollywood High Schoolers’ win at cybersecurity contest could blaze career path.

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