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Mercy Housing to break ground on senior affordable housing project

Units will be set aside for both formerly homeless seniors and formerly homeless senior veterans.

Conversion of former Verizon building in Downtown Long Beach is nearly...

Work to reinvigorate the building as a residential space began in 2017, and now the 11-story, 106-unit apartment building is slated to open in the spring.

Laserfiche’s new Bixby Knolls headquarters is ready for a hybrid workforce

The Bixby Knolls-based software development company Laserfiche is slated to move into its new headquarters in late February or early March—but the firm’s plans for the property look a little different than when construction on the project began in 2019.

Work to begin on The Beat, a long-awaited North Long Beach...

LAB Holding, the company behind the The LAB Anti-Mall in Costa Mesa and the Anaheim Packing District, expects to start construction on The Beat—a project that will redevelop the Atlantic Avenue corridor in North Long Beach—in the first quarter of this year.

FROM THE EDITOR: How is the convention industry faring, and where...

When Sherrif Karamat, president and CEO of the global Professional Convention Management Association, stopped by Long Beach late last year, I took the opportunity to sit down with him and get his perspective on how COVID-19 has changed the convention business overall and how Long Beach is seen in the industry.

Demand for new mortgages—and refinancing—is still strong

The Long Beach housing market appears to be cooling slightly from its pandemic peak—at least as far as pricing goes. But lenders say interest in home finance is still strong.

Downtown Long Beach Alliance to begin search for new president

The organization's Board of Directors voted during its Wednesday meeting to create a nine-member search committee that will be tasked with finding a replacement for longtime president and CEO Kraig Kojian, who, according to the DLBA, "agreed to part ways" with the organization last month after 25 years.

Everytable, a food business with a social justice mission, comes to...

The company chooses locations in both low-income and high-income areas and prices its food differently based on the neighborhood.

Zillow Offers’ bust brings iBuying front and center

Zillow announced early last month that it would close Zillow Offers, the arm of its business that buys and resells houses online. The news highlighted a small sector of the residential real estate industry that gained more attention during the COVID-19 pandemic: iBuying.

LA, Long Beach ports again postpone charging fee for lingering cargo

The new fee could have gone into effect Nov. 29 after the most recent delay, but officials announced it has been pushed back until Dec. 6 at the earliest.

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