by Jodi Summers We meet a lot of inspectors in the day-to-day business of real estate. As we were inspecting  a 12,000+ sq.ft. office building with a buyer, it was obvious the property had experienced some significant deferred maintenance. As the inspector was pointing out rust blossoms in the pipes, and homemade electrical upgrades, we […]

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by Jodi Summers Save water! Save water! Save water! That’s the clarion call heard around Los Angeles these day. But, if you are a business owner trying to get a staff on board with water and other money saving policies, you need a strategy for implementation and follow-up. The Los Angeles Department of Water and […]

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by Jodi Summers Here’s some fun statistics to share with your friends in colleagues….as of July 1, 2013, there were 316,128,839 people in the United States. The Census Bureau recently released estimates on the size, share of total population, age range, and birth date of each generation based on that date… Recession generation: 19,868,088 (6.3%) […]


by Jodi Summers The new Nation Football League caliber stadium could transform Inglewood from “a city on the rise to a top-tier metropolis.” Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. puts this news in the context of an economic resurgence in Inglewood. In 2014, there were120 small businesses opened in the city, employing hundreds of residents. […]

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by Jodi Summers Los Angeles is all abuzz about NFL-quality football stadium in Inglewood…but while we’ve been hearing about the stadium, the development is so much more. The development proposed for the 298-acre Hollywood Park racetrack is currently called Arroyo Park. The stadium is the anchor to the “sports and entertainment district” which is at […]


by Jodi Summers If we build it, will they come? Stan Kroenke, owner of the St. Louis Rams, is planning to build an NFL-quality football stadium in Inglewood in anticipation of bringing an NFL team back to Los Angeles area. The LA Times reports that Kroenke and has teamed up with Stockbridge Capital Group, which […]