Pampering Tenants

From playrooms to boardrooms, landlords roll out the amenitiesValley landlords offer office amenities.

How to Stop Housing Construction

Will linkage fees curb Warner Center development?

Is Amgen a Different Company?

Amgen Inc. hit a rough patch last week.

Around The Valleys

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

Meet Marcus & Millichap’s Multifamily Closer

INTERVIEW: In two years, Janette Monfared has sold $200 million in apartments.

Janette Monfared built her career as high-volume deal-closer for the sale of apartment buildings.

Resort-like lifestyle


Senior living – one of the most industrious and profitable sectors nationwide in commercial real estate – is getting healthier in the San Fernando Valley region, where year-round good weather can support plenty of amenities.

Nursing Home Econ


HOUSING: Boomers want assisted living rather than medical care properties.

East Valley Still Outperforms in Office Market


According to brokers working the office and industrial real estate markets, 2018’s fourth quarter conveyed a bright picture, although office vacancy in the San Fernando Valley climbed to 12.7 percent from 11.3 percent the previous quarter

Real Estate Quarterly


Vacancy in the Valley office market moved higher to 12.7 percent

Xytech’s Innovation System Works for 30 Years

MANAGEMENT: To evolve with Hollywood, firm thinks 36 months ahead.

Xytech systemizes innovation.

High Rents Prompt Relocation for Horror Store

LOCATION: Magnolia Park continues search to solve lease escalations.

Campaign continues to save Magnolia Park.

Buddhist Builder

Bart Mendel divides his time between managing construction projects and teaching meditation.

Bart Mendel blends business and Buddhism.

Ice Rink Revival

L.A. Kings strike deals to build, reposition Valley facilities

With an acquisition in Burbank and a construction project in Reseda, the L.A. Kings take control of the ice.

BID Supporters Respond to Homeless Study

LIST: Business districts have taken positive steps to address the issue.

BIDs deal with homelessness.

New CEO, Same Strategy at Teledyne

TECHNOLOGY: Management targets acquisitions ‘to reduce volatility.’

Teledyne outlines acquisition strategy.

A Steakhouse Selling Meat By the Ounce

Restaurant adapts a fast-casual format to stuffy sector.

Relaxed approach to serving steak.

Fun Country Sounds From Simi Valley

Nonprofit broadcaster tailors ad campaigns to local businesses.

Nonprofit, business-friendly radio station.

Web Tutoring: A Smart Deal

EDUCATION: VC-backed firm buys Veritas Prep in Calabasas.

Missouri firm buys Veritas Prep in Calabasas.

Avery Develops Bluetooth Tags

TECHNOLOGY: Israeli investment promises low-cost solution.

Avery Dennison invests in Bluetooth tags.

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.