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L.A. developer snaps up Isla Vista complex for $6M

By   /  Friday, July 18th, 2014  /  Columns, Real Estate, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on L.A. developer snaps up Isla Vista complex for $6M

Elijah Brumback

Los Angeles investment firm Majestic Asset Management has purchased a 36-unit apartment complex in Isla Vista for about $6 million.

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News organizations object to Mission & State funding plan

By   /  Tuesday, July 15th, 2014  /  Nonprofits, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on News organizations object to Mission & State funding plan

A two-hour debate over the future of the Mission & State investigative reporting project in Santa Barbara ended with no resolution but one funder calling for a time-out to reassess the awarding of a management contract to a for-profit news organization. The meeting was held at the offices of the Santa Barbara Foundation, which awarded Read More →

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Found in the wilderness: Queen bed, hot shower, soft sheets

By   /  Friday, July 11th, 2014  /  Central Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Found in the wilderness: Queen bed, hot shower, soft sheets

Glamping, short for glamor camping, is a niche segment of the outdoor recreation industry. A number of long-standing Central and South Coast retreats are cashing in as the trend’s popularity peaks.

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A labor of leather: Craftsman adds artisan touch to family trade

By   /  Friday, July 11th, 2014  /  Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on A labor of leather: Craftsman adds artisan touch to family trade

With the warm, heavy smell of leather in the air, Steven Soria sits in his single-room shop in downtown Santa Barbara amid work tables crowded with metal machinery and tools.

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Pent-up demand drives surge of deals on Chapala Street

By   /  Friday, July 11th, 2014  /  Real Estate, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Pent-up demand drives surge of deals on Chapala Street

With highly coveted square footage virtually unavailable on State Street in downtown Santa Barbara, many companies trying to stay in the market are gobbling up space on the nearby Chapala Street corridor.

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Officials discuss gun laws proposed in wake of Isla Vista tragedy

By   /  Monday, July 7th, 2014  /  Law, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  1 Comment

In the wake of the May 23 mass murder in Isla Vista, a coalition of public officials has formed to support a set of state and federal gun-control proposals designed to fill “gaps” in the way firearms laws and the mental health system mesh.

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Granada Tower fully leased after Peritus deal

By   /  Monday, July 7th, 2014  /  Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Granada Tower fully leased after Peritus deal

Santa Barbara-based Peritus Asset Management recently signed a long-term lease for the entire fourth floor of the Granada Tower, making the building fully leased.

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