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Tim Logan

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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

  • Labor group wants say in Inglewood stadium plan

    Labor group wants say in Inglewood stadium plan

      The NFL stadium plan that sped through Inglewood City Hall last month now faces its first major obstacle: A petition drive launched by a powerful labor group that could delay the project unless developers guarantee more union jobs and better wages. Even as it negotiates deals for construction...

  • Airbnb and other short-term rentals worsen housing shortage, critics say

    Airbnb and other short-term rentals worsen housing shortage, critics say

    The last time he advertised one of his apartments, longtime Los Feliz landlord Andre LaFlamme got a request he'd never seen before. A man wanted to rent LaFlamme's 245-square-foot bachelor unit with hardwood floors for $875 a month, then list it himself on Airbnb. "Thanks but no thanks," LaFlamme...

  • AEG, falling behind in fight for NFL stadium, takes the gloves off

    AEG, falling behind in fight for NFL stadium, takes the gloves off

    Last month, Carson Mayor Jim Dear took a call from a top executive at sports and entertainment giant AEG. Ted Fikre, the company's vice chairman, wanted to talk about the stadium that the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders plan to build in the South Bay city. Fikre told Dear the project wouldn't...

  • Backers of Carson NFL stadium file ballot initiative as first step

    Backers of Carson NFL stadium file ballot initiative as first step

    Last summer, representatives of the San Diego Chargers approached the Starwood Capital Group to learn more about the 168-acre site of a former landfill in Carson. By late January, the team had a binding deal to buy it. In mid-February, the day before the Chargers announced plans to build a privately...

  • State Assembly speaker pushes plan to fund more affordable housing

    State Assembly speaker pushes plan to fund more affordable housing

    The top Democrat in California's State Assembly visited Chinatown on Wednesday to unveil a plan to boost affordable housing in the state. Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins is proposing a new $75 fee on many real estate transactions, with the proceeds dedicated to financing the development of more apartments...

  • Stadium economics: How building a venue in Inglewood makes financial sense

    Stadium economics: How building a venue in Inglewood makes financial sense

    It's not every day that a real estate developer considers walking away from $400 million in tax money. But for St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke, it just might make sense. Moving his team to his 80,000-seat stadium in Inglewood will boost the Rams' profits and greatly increase the value of the...

  • Party time in Inglewood after council votes to OK stadium plan

    Party time in Inglewood after council votes to OK stadium plan

    After four hours of public comment, financial analysis and questions for traffic planners and noise consultants, the vote by the five members of Inglewood's City Council to approve plans to build an NFL-caliber stadium was swift and unanimous. And when it was through, Mayor James Butts had one...

  • Inglewood council approves NFL stadium plan amid big community support

    Inglewood council approves NFL stadium plan amid big community support

    The Inglewood City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve an 80,000-seat stadium at the site of the old Hollywood Park racetrack, jump-starting the effort to bring an NFL team back to the area after a two-decade absence. After almost four hours of presentations and discussion in front...

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