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The Force is with L.A: Exposition Park Tapped for $1 Billion George Lucas Museum

Los Angeles prevailed over San Francisco and Chicago as the winner in the site selection competition for a $1 billion, 275,000-square-foot museum financed by filmmaker George Lucas. The board of .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 11th, 2017

The Force Is With L.A: Exposition Park Tapped as Home to $1 Billion George Lucas Museum

Los Angeles has prevailed over San Francisco and Chicago as the site for a $1 billion, 275,000-square-foot museum financed by filmmaker George Lucas expected to create thousands of constructio.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 11th, 2017

George Lucas’ $1 billion museum will land in Los Angeles

Ultimately, the Force was with Los Angeles. George Lucas has decided to build his $1 billion Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park, not far from his alma mater, the University of Southern California. L.A. won the project over a rival proposal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

Chicago"s loss: George Lucas’ $1 billion museum will land in Los Angeles

Ultimately, the Force was with Los Angeles. George Lucas has decided to build his $1 billion Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park, not far from his alma mater, the University of Southern California. L.A. won the project over a rival proposal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

$1B George Lucas Museum To Be Built In Exposition Park

Courtesy of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art LA beat out San Francisco for George Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art, which will be housed in Exposition Park. Expos.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 11th, 2017

George Lucas"s $1 Billion Museum of Narrative Art to be Built in Los Angeles

The museum's board has chosen Los Angeles over San Francisco after lengthy deliberations......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 11th, 2017

George Lucas, "Star Wars" Creator, To Open $1 Billion Museum In Los Angeles

The opening is reportedly scheduled for 2020 on - when else? - Star Wars Day, May 4, as in "May the Fourth be with you." The opening is reportedly scheduled for 2020 on - when else? - Star Wars Day, May 4, as in "May the Fourth be with you.".....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 11th, 2017

Los Angeles will be home to George Lucas' $1-billion museum - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles will be home to George Lucas' $1-billion museumLos Angeles TimesGeorge Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art will be built in Los Angeles, .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJan 10th, 2017

L.A., San Francisco make final push to lure George Lucas museum

The two finalists in the competition to land George Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art — San Francisco and Los Angeles — will need to put together one last, best push for the $1 billion project in the next few weeks, according to The San Francisco Chronic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2016

George Lucas Chooses Los Angeles As Home For His Art Museum

The filmmaker's collection, which ranges from Norman Rockwell paintings to Hollywood props, is headed for a site near his alm.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJan 11th, 2017

S.F. loses bid for George Lucas’ museum to L.A.

After years of back and forth, San Francisco lost George Lucas’ $1 billion museum to Los Angeles. Last month, the two cities submitted a final offer to Lucas’ team for the filmmaker’s Museum of Narrative Art. San Francisco’s Board of Supervis.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

S.F. loses bid for George Lucas’ museum to L.A.

After years of back and forth, San Francisco lost George Lucas’ $1 billion museum to Los Angeles. Last month, the two cities submitted a final offer to Lucas’ team for the filmmaker’s Museum of Narrative Art. San Francisco’s Board of Supervis.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

Lucas museum begins final deliberations Tuesday on S.F. or L.A.

The board of George Lucas' proposed Museum of Narrative Art will begin final deliberations on Tuesday over whether or not to bring the project to Treasure Island — or go with a Los Angeles bid instead. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee went to great le.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

George Lucas museum cliffhanger: LA or San Francisco?

George Lucas is no stranger to epic struggles on the big screen, but he didn't expect one off-camera when it came to his art collection......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 3rd, 2017

Kraft Heinz Withdraws $143 Billion Offer to Merge With Unilever - New York Times

New York TimesKraft Heinz Withdraws $143 Billion Offer to Merge With UnileverNew York TimesKraft Heinz on Sunday withdrew its proposal to combine with Unilever. Credit George M. Gutierrez for The New York Times. LONDON — .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 19th, 2017

Investors eye mounting political risks as they decode Trump

Barry James built up his $4 billion mutual fund largely by studying balance sheets, earnings and market share. In the last few weeks, however, he has realized that he must look at a new force in the market: U.S. President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2017

GW Bridge project: Seven years, $2 billion, and one thing missing

In 2017 the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will begin a seven-year, $1.9 billion restoration of the George Washington Bridge. The project, which includes replacing its suspender cables,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 14th, 2017

Disney boosts stake in Paris theme park, offers to buy rest

Disney said it will support Euro Disney's recapitalisation of as much as 1.5 billion euros.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 11th, 2017

Walt Disney Takes Another Costly Ride at French Theme Park

Walt Disney tightened its grip on Euro Disney and said it would support a cash injection of up to $1.6 billion to fund improvements and reduce debt at the struggling French theme park......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 11th, 2017

Disney bails out European theme park again with $2 billion

The Walt Disney Company is once again coming to the rescue of its only theme park in Europe......»»

Category: topSource: moneyFeb 10th, 2017

Northrop, BAE Systems drop out of race for U.S. Air Force program

(Reuters) - U.S. weapons maker Northrop Grumman Corp said it along with its principal teammate British defense company BAE Systems have decided not to submit a proposal for the U.S. Air Force's $16 billion T-X Trainer program......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 1st, 2017