Profiles - Ron Tutor: Look into the lives of local executives who still work into their seventh decade and beyond.
Finance: Second Sight smash IPO may have been underpriced.
Finance: Second Sight took a low view when pricing shares for its initial public offering.
Even as Alfred Mann calculates his monetary stake in Second Sight Medical Products Inc., he has raised additional capital by selling both of his Valley commercial real estate assets.
Real Estate: Bobrick moving into build-to-suit 500 yards away in NoHo.
As company sales recover from the downturn in commercial construction, Bobrick Washroom Equipment Inc. is getting ready to move into its new build-to-suit headquarters.
Development: Apartments eyed for Woodland Hills location.
Development: The Woodland Hills post office could become an apartment complex.
A two-building industrial park in Camarillo has traded hands for $54.5 million.
Cal State Northridge has received an additional $6 million in donations toward its $25 million fundraising campaign for its business school.
Home prices in the San Fernando Valley rose by 12 percent in October compared to a year earlier but were down since September, according to report released Monday by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
The Mann Biomedical Park in Valencia and Sylmar Biomedical Park in the San Fernando Valley, both owned by Alfred Mann, have been sold to Intertex Cos. in Valencia with financial backing from L.A. investment firm Oaktree Capital Management.
SGB-NIA Insurance Brokers in Woodland Hills has been acquired by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a publicly traded company that is the Valley’s leading brokerage.
The operator of California United Bank has received shareholder approval for its merger with downtown L.A. lender 1st Enterprise Bank.
Luis Cayo’s mechanical engineering degree got him jobs running Budweiser breweries worldwide, and now Van Nuys.
Q&A: Brew master Luis Cayo traveled the world for a good beer and found it in Van Nuys.
List: Enrollment is falling, but new accreditation could increase the value of local MBA degrees.
Theaters: Dolby acquires Doremi Labs in Burbank for at least $92.5 million.
Technology: Dolby’s acquisition of Doremi Labs will try to marry audio and video gear.
Real Estate: Developers plan up to 314 homes, some on half-acre lots for horses.
After a decade of waiting, a major housing development in the San Fernando Valley is finally ready to move forward – though not quite as large as initially envisioned.
Finance: Agoura Hills firm looking to expand after receiving $13 million.
With $13 million in new funding, Tipalti is looking to grow in employees and services.
A 30-unit apartment building in Burbank has traded hands for about $8.5 million.
Vista Ridge Apartment Homes, an 81-unit apartment complex in Sylmar, has traded hands for $14.3 million.
Southern California home sales slowed in October as prices have begun to stabilize, according to a report released Wednesday.
A Chatsworth man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in federal prison after being convicted of running a Ponzi scheme that cost 82 victims about $7 million.
A portion of the former Panavision headquarters site in Warner Center has been sold to a local builder that plans a development of 232 multifamily units.
A 44-acre office-and-industrial park in Northridge has been purchased by a joint partnership of Shubin Nadal Realty Investors of Newport Beach and DRA Advisors LLC in New York.
Thousand Oaks resident John Shields, who shepherded grocer Trader Joe’s through a major national expansion, died Oct. 31 after a long illness. He was 82.
A North Hollywood startup that helps accountants close the books has received $1.3 million in financing.
The Glendale City Council voted to give design approval for a $105 million mixed-use development in the city’s downtown.
Aluminum wheel manufacturer Superior Industries International Inc. said Monday it swung to a loss in its fiscal third quarter, blaming a plant closure and proxy battle for its weak results.
Fastest: Digital technology and online companies lead the charge for fast growth.
Housing: Fifield Cos. takes over Amidi project downtown.
Housing: The developer of a large apartment complex in Glendale has pulled out. A Chicago luxury firm is in.
Biotech: Amgen’s cost-cutting draws applause on Wall Street and worries on Main Street.
Real Estate: Receiver sells two Valley-area hotels after apparent family rift.
The last three properties of a five-hotel portfolio mostly located in the Valley area have been sold out of receivership.
The Valley Industry & Commerce Association said Friday it would fight for the Valley to host the new Major League Soccer team.
Major League Soccer announced on Thursday the new ownership group for the failed Chivas USA franchise, and so far it doesn’t appear that there are any Valley ties.
Chicago apartment developer Equity Residential has acquired The Hesby, a 308-unit upscale apartment building in North Hollywood, for $126 million.
The new ownership group for the failed Chivas USA franchise will be announced on Thursday and early reports don’t bode well for the Valley’s effort to have the team located here.
Shares of Amgen Inc. rose on Tuesday after Chief Executive Robert Bradway rebuffed a call to break up the company and instead announced additional layoffs of up to 1,100 workers and other restructuring to boost profits.
San Fernando Valley home sales were slow in September, according to two separate reports released Tuesday.
Amgen posted third-quarter earnings Monday that beat Wall Street estimates, as the company reported strong drug sales and benefited from cost-cutting once restructuring costs were excluded.
Valley-area business groups have issued voting recommendations for the major propositions on the Nov. 4 ballot, including the water bond measure and two propositions related to the health-care industry.
Avery Dennison Corp. on Friday reported earnings, as the company was hit by raw material and restructuring costs.
Cheesecake Factory Inc. reported net income on Wednesday that missed analyst estimates, blaming sharply rising dairy costs for cutting into profits.
Tipalti, an Agoura Hills firm that offers automated cloud payout services, announced on Wednesday it has received $13 million in a funding round led by Wicklow Capital.
Shares of Amgen Inc. jumped nearly 5 percent Tuesday on heavy volume as billionaire hedge fund manager Dan Loeb disclosed he had upped his stake in the company and called for its breakup.
Finance: New York Life expanding into larger Warner Center offices.
The San Fernando Valley office of New York Life Insurance Co. is making a big bet on growth.
Barry Hoeven has spent decades in the storage industry and has seen some pretty strange things in his day.
Q&A: Cancer, cops and real estate development – it’s all in the self-storage career of Barry Hoeven.
Reports: Major office and industrial deals in Valley-area submarkets - Santa Clarita Valley.
Development: Council likes Whole Foods mixed-use.
Development: With approval from Burbank, plans move forward for the 241-unit Talaria apartment project.
Small-time storage operators are finding challenges in a mature market in which big public REITs have access to cheap capital.
Industry: From multinational REITs to single-location entrepreneurs, the self-storage sector is going full blast.
Signature Group Holdings Inc. announced on Friday that it will acquire Global Recycling and Specification Alloys for $525 million.
The Burbank City Council voted 4-1 to approve the Talaria at Burbank mixed-used development in the Media District Tuesday night, following two weeks of lengthy meetings on the project.