Q1 Data Paints Partial Picture

Brokers and economists anticipate upticks in future quarters for Burbank and the Conejo Valley.A look at 2018’s first-quarter highlights.

Growth Club

Savvy companies find ways to scale up in slow-rising economy

The entrepreneurial dream of running a business with skyrocketing revenue has come true for the managers at the 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the San Fernando Valley region.

ZPower’s Tiny Batteries Deliver Big Growth Spurt

A small item has given ZPower Inc. a big boost in growth.

Anchor Loans Navigates House-Flipping Waters

If you’re looking to re-sell a residential property and you need a bridge loan to renovate the house, who are you going to call?

For Gym, Franchising Is Low-Resistance Exercise

When Larry Nolan founded Hardcore Fitness Inc. in 2007, it didn’t seem poised to become one of the Valley area’s most popular independent gyms.

At TicketManager, the Growth Show Goes On

TicketManager was founded in 2007 by a small team of former StubHub employees who saw that companies needed a better way to administer the event tickets they purchased to entertain clients and employees.

50 Fastest Growing Private Companies 2018

Online platform for plumbers, electricians and HVAC contractors received a $62 million venture capital investment in March.


A strong and growing U.S. economy has created opportunities for small business lending.

Skill Scarcity

From large aerospace contractors to small machine shops, Valley-region manufacturers have a challenge finding workers.

Finding employees presents a challenge for area companies.

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Successful Women Accountants

Gender diversity in the accounting profession, plus profiles of successful women accountants.

Americana Dream

The Americana at Brand shopping center raised the bar for building a ‘town center’ amid the suburbs of the San Fernando Valley.

Americana at Brand helped to change landscape of downtown Glendale.

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Real Estate Quarterly - Quarter 1 2018

A look at 2018’s first-quarter highlights.

Riding Herd on Movies

Film ranches cater to directors’ evolving appetite for fresh locations in proximity to Hollywood.

Movie ranches in Valley region see an increase in film production.

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