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Soundstage Company Signs $7.7 Million Lease in Valencia

Entertainment industry provider Triscenic Production Services Inc. has leased an industrial building in Valencia for $7.7 million, according to an announcement by real estate brokerage firm CBRE.

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Thousand Oaks to Incorporate Former Taco Bell Site in Civic Arts Plaza

Earlier this month, the city of Thousand Oaks City Council decided to incorporate a block that includes the city’s first Taco Bell outlet into the upcoming redevelopment of Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.

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Europe Gives Amgen’s Blincyto Expanded Indication

The European Commission has approved an expanded indication for Amgen Inc.’s Blincyto, a drug to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Cal Lutheran Economic Center Joins Wall Street Journal Survey

The Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at California Lutheran University has joined as a contributor to the Wall Street Journal’s Economic Forecasting Survey.

Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

Ventura County Collaborative Discusses Business Resiliency at Annual Meeting

The Economic Development Collaborative Ventura County convened last week for its annual meeting to discuss “Business Resiliency: Thriving in Seasons of Disruption.”

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Developer Secures $190 Million for 480-Unit Apartment Project in Santa Clarita

Multifamily developer Jefferson Properties Inc. has obtained construction financing of $190 million to build Jefferson Vista Canyon, a massive apartment complex project underway in Santa Clarita.

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B. Riley Subsidiary Liquidates Gymboree Stores

Great American Group LLC, a subsidiary of Woodland Hills-based B. Riley Financial Inc., has begun liquidation sales at all 798 Gymboree and Crazy 8 stores in the U.S. and Canada.

Why Estoppels Should be Examined. And Just What Are They, Anyway?

The importance of estoppel agreements.

How the Din Got Put in Dining

Is it just me? Or are you increasingly reluctant to hold a business lunch at any trendy restaurant?

Around The Valleys

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

The Vineyards Goes Green

Developer seeks LEED certification for the Porter Ranch retail center, a plan that involves materials, construction, landscaping, irrigation, solar energy and electric vehicle charging stations.

New shopping center’s environmental strategy.

‘Team DeGrinis’ Negotiates a New Address

BROKERAGE: Newmark Knight Frank offers ‘more services’ to clients.

Newmark Knight Frank nabs industrial brokerage team.

Marijuana Woes

On both the retail and real estate fronts, operations hit snags

Legal pot retailers face uphill battle to compete against black-market vendors.

Big Money – Maybe

Cannabis operators promise to pay high prices when looking for warehouse space, but closing the deal proves problematic for commercial real estate brokers in the Valley market and elsewhere.

Legal pot retailers face uphill battle to compete against black-market vendors.

Woodland Hills CPA Firm Promotes Partners

ACCOUNTING: CNM cites ‘servant leadership’ qualities in executives.

Promotions at Valley CPA firm.

Post-Production Houses to Share Editing Bays

FILM: Complementary markets drives partnership formation in Burbank.

Post-production companies form partnership.

Fine Dine Maestro

Phillip Frankland Lee returned to the Valley to open his own restaurants; now he looks to Montecito, where he’ll charge $550 a plate.

High-end dinner

Share Price Trend Still Upward for BlackLine

SOFTWARE: New hire sets company for expansion in Japanese market.

BlackLine Inc. added to its management ranks last month with a new hire in Asia.

Craft Brew Growth

BEVERAGES: Acquisition means Lucky Luke will open a second pub at former Kinetic location.

Lucky Luke Brewing expands into Lancaster.