Articles by

Jon Lansner

Bubble watch: Investors like warehouses … and strip malls?

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead.Buzz: Two of commercial...

Don’t bet against California: 13 reasons recall failed

To: California critics From: Columnist with a trusty spreadsheet Re: Quarter-billion-dollar temper tantrum The voters — all...

6 million Californians living in poverty, down 704,000 in a year

California leads the nation in poverty among its residents, but it’s also seen the biggest drop in...

California exodus? Rents jump inland, flat by the coast

The “Looking Glass” ponders economic and real estate trends through two distinct lenses: the optimist’s “glass half-full”...

Bubble watch: California consumer confidence falls again

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: California shoppers...

Who pays the price for California’s affordable housing?

“If elected governor of California, one of my goals will be to slash the value of California...

Bubble watch: California homebuying ‘affordability’ near pre-crash lows

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: California’s pandemic-era...

Southern California pay hikes No. 1 in the nation, survey says

”Survey says” looks at various rankings and scorecards judging geographic locations, noting that these grades are best...