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

  • Beverly Hilton owner wants voters to approve 26-story condo tower

    Beverly Hilton owner wants voters to approve 26-story condo tower

    Last decade, real estate investor Beny Alagem narrowly secured voter approval to construct not only a Waldorf Astoria hotel next to the Beverly Hilton, but also two condo towers -- including an 18-story building that would be the tallest in Beverly Hills. The referendum proved a significant victory...

  • CBRE sells downtown headquarters for $330 million

    CBRE sells downtown headquarters for $330 million

    Los Angeles real estate services firm CBRE Group Inc. has sold its corporate headquarters on Bunker Hill  to a joint partnership that includes a German asset manager. A purchase price for 400 S. Hope Street in downtown Los Angeles was not disclosed, but people familiar with the deal pegged it at...

  • Ports O' Call remake is one step closer

    Ports O' Call remake is one step closer

    The Port of Los Angeles approved a long-term lease with the developers remaking the Ports O' Call Village, bringing the long-awaited redevelopment of San Pedro’s faux New England fishing village one step closer to reality. The approval of the 50-year lease on Thursday was an expected but needed...

  • Southern California home prices jump in April

    Southern California home prices jump in April

    Southern California home sales fell in April, but prices kept right on climbing, underscoring a tight market defined by few homes on the market. The six-county region’s median price rose 6.8% from a year earlier to $458,000, real estate data firm CoreLogic said Tuesday. That was the most expensive...

  • Can Eva Longoria and a little Hollywood glitz help ease the working class housing crisis?

    Can Eva Longoria and a little Hollywood glitz help ease the working class housing crisis?

    Eva Longoria has lent her name to numerous causes: diversity in Hollywood, education, the plight of farm workers and low-income Latina entrepreneurs. Now the former "Desperate Housewives" star is taking up a cause few would think flashy enough for celebrities: "workforce" housing. Longoria, 41,...

  • El Segundo office campus sells for more than $300 million

    El Segundo office campus sells for more than $300 million

    A Boston-based real estate investor has purchased a sprawling El Segundo creative office campus for more than $300 million, underscoring the city’s ascendancy as a technology hub. Intercontinental Real Estate Corp. said Monday that it acquired the 546,833-square-foot four-building campus known...

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