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Informa to Move Regional HQ to Agoura Hills

Informa Research Services, a market research firm and division of Informa UK of London, plans to move to Agoura Hills from Calabasas to accommodate growth, according to Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.

Settlement Reached Regarding Criminal Activity at Motel 6 in Sylmar

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced Thursday that his office has reached a $250,000 settlement with the owner of Motel 6 in Sylmar that will also include operational and management changes.

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.

HemaCare to Relocate to Larger HQ

HemaCare Corp. in Van Nuys plans to relocate its headquarters to Northridge to make room for growth, the company announced.

Will Politics Poison Valley Projects?

DEVELOPMENT: Ballot measures could render building ‘unfeasible.’

Will housing in Los Angeles become even more expensive? It could if two measures pass in upcoming elections.

Gelt Subsidiary to Buy Mobile Homes

Tarzana real estate investment firm Gelt Inc. has formed a new company to buy and manage mobile home and recreational vehicle parks.

Will Pot Forums Fuel CrowdGather Comeback?

INTERNET: Company sells game studio, switches to marijuana-related ads.

Forum buyer CrowdGather Inc. shifts its business model – again – to lure cannabis-focused advertisers.

American Homes Sets Price for New Offering

Agoura Hills-based American Homes 4 Rent, the country’s largest publicly-traded, single-family home landlord, announced the pricing of a $225 million public offering of preferred stock to be $25 a share.

Investment Firm Buys Second Tarzana Apartment Complex

A Tarzana apartment complex has traded for $11 million, according to KW Commercial in Encino.

Multi-Manager

Hessam Nadji brings experience in research, finance and marketing to the top job at brokerage Marcus & Millichap.

Hessam Nadji takes the helm at fast-growing brokerage Marcus & Millichap Inc.

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UCLA Honors American Homes Exec

UCLA’s information technology group, IS Associates, has honored a high-level executive with American Homes 4 Rent, the Agoura Hills real estate investment trust.

Group Buys Pasadena Site for Development

Singpoli Group, an Arcadia-based investor and developer, has bought a 1.6–acre parcel in Pasadena with plans to develop either a hotel or a mixed-use building.

Public Storage Shares Rise on Strong Quarter

Public Storage of Glendale shares jumped more than 3 percent after the company reported healthy boosts in fourth-quarter and year-end earnings led by an increase in self-storage facilities the company buys, develops, owns and operates.

Preview: Will Politics Poison Valley Projects?

If you are one of the many Valley residents who think the cost to rent apartments or buy homes here is too high now, get ready to pay more – way more.

Anthem to Acquire Cigna for $54 Billion

Health insurers Anthem Inc. and competitor Cigna Corp. announced Friday an agreement in which Anthem will buy Cigna in a cash and stock deal valued at $54.2 billion.

Joint Venture Buys Thousand Oaks Assisted Living Facility

Belmont Village Thousand Oaks, an assisted living and memory care facility, has been acquired by a joint venture between its current operator and original developer, Belmont Village Senior Living, and Boston, Mass.-based private equity investment advisor Blue Moon Capital Partners.

Market Pushes Up Price of Sun Valley Building

An older industrial building has traded hands in Sun Valley for one of the highest prices in the area, according to Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura.

Majestic Sells Part of Agoura Hills Office Campus

Majestic Asset Management Inc. in Van Nuys has sold two of four buildings in the Agoura Hills creative flex campus it remodeled after buying the park last year.

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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Gelt Buys Denver-Area Apartment Complex

Tarzana investment and property management firm Gelt Inc. has bought a Colorado apartment complex for $66 million, citing Denver’s growing population and employment.