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: clawrence@sfvbj.com.

Email: clawrence@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3123 Extension: 114

Recent Stories

Tesla Shares Tech With Santa Paula Grower

Santa Paula lemon and orange grower Limoneira Co. has struck up a new partnership with Palo Alto electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc. to test out its new battery system designed for a wider range of uses beyond automobiles.

Northridge Plaza Sells for $55 Million

A shopping center in Northridge has changed hands for nearly $55 million, according to Investment Real Estate Associates in Encino.

Home Prices Rise Again

Housing inventory continues to tighten in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys, causing prices to rise again in April, according to the Southland Regional Association of Realtors Inc.

German Light Grows Valley Presence

German Light Products, a lighting manufacturer based in Germany, has signed a lease for space in San Fernando as its new West Coast headquarters, according to commercial real estate brokerage Cushman & Wakefield.

Chatsworth Firm to Pay for Fraud Claims

A Chatsworth water damage restoration company will pay almost $500,000 relating to an alleged four-year history of fraudulent business practices, according to city of Los Angeles’ attorney’s office.

Valley Hospital Properties Sell in $150 Million Portfolio

Three medical office buildings on or near Valley hospital campuses have sold as part of an 11-property portfolio for $150 million, or $253 square feet.

Video Links Keyes to Car Buyers

AUTOMOTIVE: Program logs 30 percent conversion rate.

To connect personally with online car shoppers, Keyes Auto Group implements interactive video car tours.

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Theme Parks Now Want Moving Parts

Sun Valley firm hires engineer to build mechanical attractions.

Stage and lighting company LA ProPoint brings mechanical engineering in house to build bigger, faster and pricier attractions.

Historic Calabasas Campus Tries to Rise Again

REDEVELOPMENT: Former headquarters set for facelift and market repositioning.

An internet search of 4500 Park Granada in Calabasas turns up all sorts of interesting things.

Chatsworth Industrial Building Sold

A more than 121,000-square-foot industrial building has sold in the San Fernando Valley for an undisclosed price, according to Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors in Glendale.

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