Los Angeles Times

Andrew Khouri

Writer

Andrew Khouri covers the housing market for the Los Angeles Times. Before coming to The Times he wrote about commercial real estate for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in history. 

Recent Articles

  • Agoura Hills-based American Homes 4 Rent to acquire rival

    Agoura Hills-based American Homes 4 Rent to acquire rival

    Agoura Hills single-family rental giant American Homes 4 Rent plans to acquire a smaller Phoenix-area rival for $1.5 billion, part of a consolidation trend in the maturing industry. American Homes said its acquisition of American Residential Properties Inc. would significantly boost its heft. The...

  • Chinese home builder Landsea to develop 550-home project in Orange County

    Chinese home builder Landsea to develop 550-home project in Orange County

    Chinese home builder Landsea plans to develop a sprawling 550-home community in Orange County, a sign that the Asian country's slowing economy has done little to quell the interest of overseas developers in Southern California property. Instead, the company, which already has projects in Simi Valley,...

  • Developer CIM Group buys again in Hollywood, acquiring Sears store site

    Los Angeles developer CIM Group has purchased a former Sears store site in Hollywood, a 5-acre plot where the previous owner tried to build a large residential and retail project. It’s unclear what CIM’s plans are for the site at Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilton Place. The developer declined to...

  • Walter B. Gerken, former CEO of Pacific Life Insurance, dies at 93

    Walter B. Gerken, the former chief executive of Pacific Life Insurance Co. who helped create Newport Beach investment management giant Pimco, has died. He was 93. It was under Gerken's leadership that Pacific Investment Management Co. was established as a subsidiary of Pacific Life, the insurance...

  • Southern California home prices flat in October

    Southern California home prices flat in October

    Southern California home prices held steady in October as the market muddled through a typically slow season. The median price in the six-county Southland region was $435,000 last month, the same as September, data firm CoreLogic said Wednesday. Compared with a year earlier, prices were up 5.6%....

  • Marketing giant Interpublic Group leasing big space in Century City

    Marketing giant Interpublic Group is moving to Century City and leasing a huge chunk of space that has been vacant since Northrop Grumman Corp. moved its corporate headquarters to Virginia. IPG, a New York holding company, signed an 11-year deal for 150,000 square feet at 1840 Century Park East...

  • Universal Studios Hollywood raises costs of annual pass

    Universal Studios Hollywood raises costs of annual pass

    The cost of an annual pass at Universal Studios Hollywood is going up, a likely disappointment for Harry Potter fans anticipating the opening of the theme park’s new land based on the popular character. A 2015 annual pass with no blackout dates had cost $139 online, or $159 when purchased at the...

  • Commercial real estate giant JLL to acquire Orange County firm

    Commercial real estate services firm JLL is acquiring Orange County development consultant Martin Potts & Associates as it tries to capitalize on a building wave sweeping California. Potts, which has offices in Newport Beach and San Jose, provides third-party development services, including handling...

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