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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

  • Case-Shiller: Home prices continue to flatten out

    Case-Shiller: Home prices continue to flatten out

    Another day, another sign that the housing market is leveling off. This time it's the highly regarded Case-Shiller Index, which found that home prices climbed 4.6% nationwide in the 12 months ending in December, down slightly from the previous month and the slowest pace since 2011. Its measure...

  • Inglewood stadium would boost city's budget by up to $28 million a year

    Inglewood stadium would boost city's budget by up to $28 million a year

    The 80,000-seat football stadium and related office and retail development being proposed in Inglewood would boost that city's budget by $18.7 to $28 million a year over the next 15 years, while creating manageable traffic and environmental impacts. That's according to reports commissioned by Inglewood...

  • Sales of existing homes sag in January

    Sales of existing homes sag in January

    Amid high prices and tight supply, sales of previously owned homes fell to their lowest rate in nine months in January as the housing market continued its erratic recovery. Americans bought 4.82 million homes -- on a seasonally adjusted annual basis -- in the month, the fewest since April, according...

  • NFL's return to L.A. sparks peak optimism amid latest developments

    NFL's return to L.A. sparks peak optimism amid latest developments

    The day after startling news the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders plan to build a stadium to share in Carson, the Los Angeles area appeared to be in its best position in years to finally end the NFL's two-decade absence. "I think it's happening much sooner than later," said Amy Trask, the...

  • Raising $1.7 billion for Carson stadium is no small task, experts say

    Raising $1.7 billion for Carson stadium is no small task, experts say

    At $1.7 billion, the stadium being proposed in Carson by the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders would be the costliest ever built in the National Football League. And, the teams pledge, no new taxes or money from the city budget will be used to finance it. So how do they plan to pay for the...

  • Chargers-Raiders proposal prompts dismay in San Diego, hope in Oakland

    Chargers-Raiders proposal prompts dismay in San Diego, hope in Oakland

    Surprise, disappointment and, in some cases, silence greeted news Thursday night that the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders plan to build a stadium in Carson. In San Diego, which appointed a nine-member committee last month to recommend a new stadium site for the Chargers, civic leaders were...

  • Small but powerful union is at center of port dispute

    Small but powerful union is at center of port dispute

    The dispute that has snarled West Coast shipping revolves around a rarity in American business — a small but mighty union. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union represents 20,000 dockworkers, a fraction of the organized ranks of teachers, truck drivers or healthcare workers. But the port...

  • Southern California home sales down, prices flat

    Southern California home sales down, prices flat

    Southern California's housing market got off to a slow start for the year in January, with sales down and prices treading water. That's according to new figures out Tuesday from CoreLogic DataQuick. They found that the number of homes sold in the six-county Southland dipped 6.3% compared to January...

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