Joel Russell


Joel Russell is editor of the Business Journal and is responsible for the content of the publication.

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Valley Economic Alliance Headquarters Building Sells for $7 Million

The office building that hosts the headquarters of the Valley Economic Alliance in Van Nuys has sold for $7 million, according to brokerage CBRE Group.

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Santa Clarita Multifamily Sells for $54 Million

The Retreat, 148-unit apartment complex in Santa Clarita, has sold for $54.1 million, according to Calabasas-based brokerage Marcus & Millichap Inc., which negotiated the sale.

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Final Landing for Camarillo Pilot

Mark Oberman of Channel Islands Aviation pilots his last flight.


Robert Mehrabian will resume the role of chief executive at Teledyne Technologies Inc. upon the retirement of current head Al Pichelli on Oct. 15.

AI Firm Ferret Raises $4 Million for Seed Investment

Artificial intelligence firm Ferret in Calabasas has raised $4 million in a seed round of investment.

PS Business Parks Buys Texas Complex for $123 Million

PS Business Parks Inc. in Glendale has paid $123 million to purchase Port America, a 717,735-square-foot multi-tenant industrial complex near Dallas.

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Broker Tangles With Grizzly Bears

Real estate executive Ron Kassan is also a licensed fly-fishing guide in Alaska.

New App Offers Shorter Wait Times at Disneyland for a Fee

Walt Disney Co. has introduced a new mobile app to offer guests at its theme parks shorter wait times for a fee.

Motorcycle Group Adopts NetSol's Cloud-Based Lease and Loan Software

NetSol Technologies Inc., the maker of vehicle and equipment leasing software in Calabasas, plans to deploy its cloud-based NFS Ascent platform across the operations of Motorcycle Group, the Calabasas company announced.


Insurance Agent Goes on Medicare

Insurance agent Paul Davis seeks donations for San Fernando Valley nonprofit.

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