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

Moorpark Industrial Building Sold

The Moorpark manufacturing and warehousing complex formerly occupied by Kavlico, the specialty sensor manufacturer now in Thousand Oaks, has been sold, according to brokerage Newmark Knight Frank.

Realtors Association Posts Ads Opposing Tax Reform Bill

The California Association of Realtors has taken out full-page advertisements in major national news telling President Donald Trump and California’s congressional delegation that Trump’s proposed Tax Reform Plan would punish California residents should it become law.

Bristol Farms Opens in Woodland Hills

Bristol Farms has opened its first San Fernando Valley store at the El Camino Shopping Center in Woodland Hills, according to CBRE Group Inc. in Los Angeles.

Cusumano Sells Burbank Apartments for $59 Million

Cusumano Real Estate Group has sold a two-building apartment complex in Burbank for $59 million, according LA Commercial Agency/KW Commercial in Encino, which handled the deal.

50 Fastest Growing Private Companies 2017: Account Control Technology Holdings Inc

Star Performer: At Account Control, Bills Make Good Business

SPECIAL AWARD – Star Performer winner

50 Fastest Growing Private Companies 2017: Payscout Inc.

‘Frictionless’ Transactions Translate to Growth

Largest Company and Star Performer winners.

Car Condos Spin Some Heads

REAL ESTATE: Collectors love extra space, fancy ambiance.

Developers find the formula for car collectors needing space for their possessions.

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Medical Tenants Revive Valley Office Market

REPORT: High visibility prompts health providers to pay extra for space.

The general office market in the Valley areas has seen better days, but the medical office market is healthy and improving.

Newhall Ranch to Preserve 1,500 Acres for Wildflower

Newhall Land and Farming Co., developers of the proposed Newhall Ranch project in the Santa Clarita Valley, has agreed to preserve an additional 1,500 acres for a flower that grows there and only one other place.

Limoneira Breaks Ground on 1,500 Home Project

Limoneira Co., an independent lemon grower in Santa Paula, began construction Wednesday on a master planned community some 10 years in the making.

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