Los Angeles Times

Tim Logan

Writer

Tim Logan left the Los Angeles Times in 2015; he previously covered housing and residential real estate. He joined The Times after seven years as a business writer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he covered urban development, the regional economy and the beer industry, among other things. He has also worked at newspapers in New York and Indiana and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. 

Recent Articles

  • Case-Shiller: Home prices continue steady march upward

    Case-Shiller: Home prices continue steady march upward

    Home prices in metro Los Angeles have climbed 5.8% in the last 12 months, according to a closely watched housing report out Tuesday morning. Nationally, prices are up 4.2%. The Case-Shiller Index reports that prices in the Los Angeles area climbed 0.8% in February compared to a month prior, and...

  • Santa Monica considering tough new restrictions on short-term rentals

    Santa Monica considering tough new restrictions on short-term rentals

      As cities across Southern California wrestle with how best to regulate the booming short-term rental industry, Santa Monica is poised to take the hardest line yet.Officials in the beachfront city are considering a measure that would ban most of the vacation rentals listed on Airbnb and websites...

  • Report advocates housing development along L.A. River

    Report advocates housing development along L.A. River

    If Los Angeles aims to add more housing, it should look at the neighborhoods lining its long-maligned river to do it. That's the thrust of a new report out Friday from an influential local business group, highlighting development opportunities in neighborhoods along the Los Angeles River. The city...

  • Carson City Council gives unanimous approval to NFL stadium

    Carson City Council gives unanimous approval to NFL stadium

    The Carson City Council unanimously approved a privately financed stadium for the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders on Tuesday night, barely two months after the public announcement of the $1.7-billion project. "There are two things we need in California: rain … and football," Carson Mayor...

  • Carson City Council may be set to approve NFL stadium, sight unseen

    Carson City Council may be set to approve NFL stadium, sight unseen

    Carson's City Council could decide Tuesday night to approve an NFL stadium for the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders. It would be a decision based on faith, because many of the of the details are still unknown. Specifics of the $1.7-billion proposal, first unveiled in February, have been scarce,...

  • NFL execs meet with advocates for Carson, Inglewood stadium projects

    NFL execs meet with advocates for Carson, Inglewood stadium projects

    Representatives of proposed stadium projects in Carson and Inglewood met with NFL executives Thursday as the competition to return the league to the Los Angeles area continued. Eric Grubman, an NFL senior vice president who is the league's point man on the L.A. market, attended both meetings. Those...

  • Sluggish housing starts may signal fewer home sales

    Sluggish housing starts may signal fewer home sales

    Home builders are taking it slow this spring, according to new figures on housing construction. Permits for new construction fell 5.7% in March compared to last month, the Commerce Department reported. Housing starts -- when construction actually begins -- climbed 2% off last month's sharp decline,...

  • House-hunting? Hurry. Homes in California are moving faster

    House-hunting? Hurry. Homes in California are moving faster

    If you’re hoping to buy a house this spring, you might want to hop to it. Southern California is home to four of the nation’s nine fastest-moving housing markets right now, according to a new report out Wednesday. And the pace is picking up. Real estate listings website Trulia crunched the numbers...

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