California Inc.: For some Apple contractors, it’s survival of the fittest

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section. I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories.. Read More

Bank unloads Allen Iverson’s foreclosed home in Georgia

Allen Iverson’s former home, which he lost to foreclosure, has traded hands in Georgia for a dirt-cheap $725,000. Wells Fargo & Co. took ownership of.. Read More

Elon Musk’s former Brentwood home bores its way onto the market

High in the hills of Brentwood, a pristine Midcentury Modern home tied to Elon Musk is fresh on the market for $4.499 million. The Tesla.. Read More

Hot Property: Playboy bunny shows off an ear for high-end home sales

Crystal Hefner’s hop into the real estate game seems to be going well. The former Playboy bunny and widow of Hugh Hefner has sold her.. Read More

Out-of-town investor group buys Sorrento office complex

A two-building office complex in the heart of Sorrento Mesa has been snatched up by Salt Lake City-based real estate investment firm Bridge Investment Group... Read More

California Inc.: All eyes on the Mouse House as Disney reports its earnings

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section. I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories.. Read More

Hot Property Newsletter: Where the action is

Asked to name L.A.’s hottest housing markets with musicians, actors and sports stars, places like Beverly Hills, Malibu and West Hollywood immediately come to mind... Read More

San Diego home sales hit lowest point since '07

San Diego County’s median home price ended the year at $550,000, one of its lowest points of 2018, real estate tracker CoreLogic reported Wednesday. December’s.. Read More

Home sales plunge in Southern California to lowest level since 2007, as prices inch up

The housing market’s chill grew colder in December, as sales plunged across Southern California and home prices barely rose. The number of closed deals fell.. Read More

San Diego home price increases fall behind nation, California

San Diego home price gains continued to slow in November compared to most of the nation and California, said the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices released.. Read More

San Diego County apartment rush continues. More than 4,500 planned for '19

San Diego’s rental income gold rush shows no sign of slowing down. More than 4,500 apartments are scheduled to open in 2019, outpacing last year’s.. Read More

In the ’20s, this tower housed fancy cars. Now it will house travelers and tourists

Ninety years ago, workers hurrying to their jobs on Spring Street witnessed a remarkable sight: a swanky garage that lifted Ford Model A’s and other.. Read More

Jimbo's asks court to halt Horton Plaza redevelopment

Specialty grocer Jimbo’s Naturally is asking a San Diego Superior Court judge to block any efforts by developer Stockdale Capital Partners to turn Horton Plaza.. Read More

Construction halts on $1-billion mixed-use complex in downtown L.A.

Construction on Oceanwide Plaza, one of the biggest real estate development projects in downtown Los Angeles, has stalled in what may be a shortfall in.. Read More

U.S. home sales plunged 6.4% in December, pushing down price growth

U.S. home sales cratered in December, causing price growth to slip to the lowest level in nearly six years as the housing sector ended 2018.. Read More

Mayor Faulconer's housing speech sounded good, but will it work?

Housing advocates are pleased with the mayor’s pledge to make it easier to build homes in the city, but there are issues that concern market.. Read More

Hot Property Newsletter: Did you blink?

We’re declaring the holiday real estate doldrums officially over. This week’s lineup features heavyweights in the acting, singing and talk show hosting worlds. And for.. Read More

Some home shoppers are calling it quits, convinced that prices have peaked

Two years ago, Mike Saavedra moved to Southern California, equipped with a new high-paying healthcare job and a plan. The former Arizona resident would rent.. Read More

A $110-million splash in Malibu was the whale of all L.A. sales in 2018

It was a year of new price heights for Los Angeles’ red-hot luxury housing market. But for all the $100-million spec homes and billion-dollar mountaintops.. Read More

Neighborhood Spotlight: Olive groves put La Mirada on the map

La Mirada got its start when Andrew McNally, the map and atlas magnate who made his fortune producing globes and guides for 19th century America,.. Read More

Is San Diego County done building single-family homes?

If you are looking to buy a new single-family home this year, San Diego County might be a tough place to do it. Early estimates.. Read More

US Bank Tower, once the West’s tallest building, goes on the block

US Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles, the tallest skyscraper in the West for decades, is on the block as its Singaporean owners test the.. Read More

Hot Property: Movie mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg gives up high ground in Utah

On a scenic mountainside in Utah, the 14,100-square-foot vacation home of movie magnate Jeffrey Katzenberg has sold for $11.6 million. The longtime Disney executive, who.. Read More

Hot Property Newsletter: Revving back up?

Traditional real estate thinking is that the housing market holiday stall lasts until the Super Bowl. But there’s still turnover in the meantime. This week’s.. Read More

On Carbon Beach, a compound with 100 feet of water frontage lists for $35 million

The sands of Carbon Beach are among the most exclusive in California. Listings don’t pop up often, but when they do, they often fetch a.. Read More