The only constant in business is change, and companies that can adapt to both threats and opportunities are best positioned for success.
Mapping out the road to higher parking prices downtown.
Bruce Leeds waited nearly 50 years to indulge his childhood passion for Ferraris, but when he finally entered the Ferrari world, he did so with gusto.
Despite the higher costs of doing business here, Rams’ owner Stan Kroenke sees the value of being in L.A.
Steve Craig, whose Craig Realty Group operates the Citadel Outlet mall in Commerce, is mostly preoccupied with commercialism.
It’s all well and good to think outside the box, but when your box becomes a neighborhood blight it’s time to get conventional.
For Will Carter there is nothing much like the mind-clearing effect of a good bike ride.
Business and government can’t seem to get it right on technology, so it’s time to think creatively about alternatives.
Scott Gibson enjoys fishing as a way to bring balance into his fast-paced work life as president of Gibson International, a residential real estate firm in Brentwood.
If the sky is the limit in starting and running a business, Dan Goman wants to see just how high he can go.
The profitability of publicly held real estate companies and Dollar Shave Club’s $1 billion exit are all part of the story of the strength of the local economy.
Smart & Final Stores Inc. Chief Executive Dave Hirz marked the Fourth of July making rotisserie chicken. His culinary endeavors weren’t, however, part of a family cookout.
The Neighborhood Integrity Initiative seeking to land on next year’s ballot is laying a weak foundation.
So much for a quick end to the Brexit hangover; it looks like uncertainty will be with us for a while.
Ellie Altshuler, an associate at law firm Nixon Peabody downtown, spends her workday helping entertainment and fashion companies. She also runs her own business on the side.
Long-delayed implementation of law on cargo scanning should be set adrift in favor of more practical measures.
Corporate attorney Tamara Kurtzman, 35, doesn’t throw punches at opponents in the courtroom. But her classes in the Israeli martial art of Krav Maga are another matter.
The buzz of Los Angeles can sometimes become loud enough that it drowns out the best ideas. That’s why Susan Gates, a founding partner of content marketing agency Redbird Group, makes it a point to get out for at least a few road trips every year.
With its longtime offices on the market and ripe for redevelopment, it’s time for the Times to look for new digs.
Kendall Brill & Kelly partner Bert Deixler, like all successful attorneys, is well aware that part of the job is connecting with clients and finding ways to put them at ease.
The courts might finally be the factor that gets Los Angeles moving on Skid Row’s homeless problem, writes Jonathan Diamond.
Executive coach Farrah Marisa Myers could do what many executives who live in Venice do over a weekend: chill out at the beach or stroll along the boardwalk. Instead, she spends eight weekends a year visiting prisons in Central California.
Shareholders are calling for change at Tribune Publishing and Viacom.
David Norris doesn’t have free time for cycling, his preferred form of exercise.
The impact of the arts on the region is great, and extends well beyond economics.
Omar Spahi recently sold a $4.4 million co-op in Santa Monica under the bright camera lights of Bravo’s reality show “Million Dollar Listing.”
While the Times flounders, Hollywood trades have stayed viable.
When plastic surgeon David Feldmar isn’t reconstructing people, he’s constructing model airplanes.
Jaime Nack, 40, knows how to stay cool. While she now runs two businesses, consults with Fortune 500 companies, and works with Al Gore’s nonprofit Climate Reality Project, she stays true to an early love: reggae.
The wealthiest have choices, but are they voting with their pocketbooks?
The Berggruen Institute’s effort to put Los Angeles on the intellectual map.
Republican communications strategist and consultant Richard Grenell had an unenviable task at the recent state GOP convention in Burlingame: speaking immediately after Donald Trump.
With its pending acquisition of DreamWorks Animation, Comcast is poised for a direct challenge to Disney.
Fraser Heston, chief executive of Agamemnon Films, has long enjoyed rock climbing, mountaineering, sailing, and scuba diving. But the more leisurely pursuit of fly fishing is his true love.
Alex Hodges, chief executive of Nederlander Concerts in Hollywood, lucked out on being the more decisive of four brothers – at least when it came to attending the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Los Angeles should be sowing and reaping more from the biotech field.
City of L.A.’s homeless plan can’t be “comprehensive” until it’s put into action.
Though Meryl Pritchard might be traveling to Costa Rica this summer for a week filled with dancing, it’s won’t be some breezy Central American jaunt.
Often when National Guard servicemen and women are called upon to deploy overseas, their careers go on hold.
The race between California and New York to have the nation’s highest minimum wage.
When Lorraine D’Alessio was recruited at 15 by Ford Models in Toronto, a career as an immigration attorney was one of the last things on her mind.
Kari Keidser has been an avid sailor for 15 years − just as long as she’s been a lawyer
Jonathan Diamond says choosing a new owner for Freedom Communications’ papers should not have been determined by geography.
READER POLL: What impact will the consolidation of the region’s newspapers under two owners have on local coverage?
Tribune Publishing was thwarted in its attempt to buy the Orange County Register and Riverside Press Enterprise, paving the way for the owner of the Los Angeles Daily News to step n and make a deal. So the Business Journal asks, What impact will the consolidation of the region’s newspapers under two owners have on local coverage?
New Editor Jonathan Diamond says changes at the Business Journal will enhance its dedication to high-quality journalism.
FOOD: Dunkin’ franchisee hopes to have first of five shops open by Christmas.
Face it, there’s been a hole in downtown Los Angeles for a long while now.
A state Court of Appeal panel today affirmed City Controller Ron Galperin’s authority to audit two training institutes run by the powerful International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, and funded by ratepayer money through the Department of Water and Power.
INVESTMENT: Big-named backers take break from Westside for Reach NeXT.
Asked a year ago to guess the location of a competition billed as “Southern California’s biggest investor pitch event,” most would have picked a hotel in Santa Monica, perhaps Bungalow or Shutters on the Beach.
ART: Galleries, bookstore frame neighborhood’s large spaces as big draw.
While downtown L.A.’s Arts District has seen a boom in residential development and an influx of restaurants, the most recent group garnering attention, fittingly, is arts businesses.
REAL ESTATE: Barry Shy’s projects to help foliage take root in urban setting.
Two things are sorely lacking downtown: greenery and condos.
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