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

Preview: Apartment Killer

Home builders have a message for the city of Los Angeles: it’s been a good run, but we’re moving on.

Massive Newhall Ranch Project Wins Approvals

Half of the massive Newhall Ranch development project sailed through approvals Tuesday at a public hearing by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

Sotheby’s Realty Opens in Calabasas

Wish Sotheby’s International Realty will open its fourth office next week in Calabasas, according to the company.

Quixote Studios Buys Sun Valley Building

Quixote Studios, a national provider of soundstages, equipment and vehicles for film and television in Los Angeles, has bought a more than 60,000-square-foot industrial building in Sun Valley it currently rents and occupies, the company announced.

Finance Firm to Relocate in Westlake Village

One Capital Management plans to relocate within Westlake Village and double its existing space by the end of the year, according to Daum Commercial Real Estate Services.

Financier Assembles $125 Million NoHo Project

MIXED USE: L+O Residences to feature 297 apartments, Whole Foods Market.

An East Coast developer is building its first West Coast project in North Hollywood with the help of several local companies and investors.

Fight for the Hills

Development projects on Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas must win approval from multiple agencies and view-conscious residents.

With not much left to build on in Calabasas, builders and residents spar over Las Virgenes Road’s pastoral hillsides.

Bone Maker Consolidates Collection

New home to display skeletal holdings from fossils to forensics.

Greater demand for its replicated bones and skeletons leads Bone Clones to take new, larger space.

Glendale Office Building Fetches $59 Million

Glendale’s newest office building has sold for $59 million, according to Newmark Knight Frank of Los Angeles.

Chatsworth Business Park Sold for Nearly 40 Percent Gain

Chatsworth Business Park has sold for more than $29 million, according to real estate database CoStar Group Inc., a hefty bump-up over its prior purchase price.

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