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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

Elliott Threatens to Force Akzo Nobel to Engage With PPG

U.S. activist investor Elliott Management has emerged as a key player in a $24 billion, trans-Atlantic standoff between Akzo Nobel and PPG Industries, two of the world’s oldest industrial companies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj8 hr. 28 min. ago

Elliott Steps In After Akzo Spurns $24 Billion PPG Bid

Elliott Management, the big U.S. activist investor, threatened to use obscure Dutch corporate rules to force paint and chemicals giant Akzo Nobel to consider a sweetened $24.19 billion bid from American rival PPG Industries......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj13 hr. 43 min. ago

Elliott Steps In After Akzo Nobel Spurns $24 Billion PPG Bid

Elliott Management, the big U.S. activist investor, threatened to use obscure Dutch corporate rules to force paint and chemicals giant Akzo Nobel to consider a sweetened $24.19 billion bid from American rival PPG Industries......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj16 hr. 58 min. ago

Chinese conglomerate HNA bids $2.21B for 245 Park

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is leading a deal to acquire Manhattan’s 245 Park Avenue for a record-breaking $2.21 billion. According to The.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMar 21st, 2017

Chinese conglomerate to buy Park Avenue office tower

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group and an unidentified partner are under contract to buy 245 Park Ave., between East 46th and East 47th streets, for $2.2 billion, according to The Real Deal. If the plan... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 21st, 2017

Freeport Put $12 Billion Into a Mine; Now Indonesia Is Squeezing It Out

Freeport-McMoRan’s standoff with Indonesia over the giant Grasberg mine is entering a new phase, as the company scales back operations while trying to force a resolution to the dispute......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 19th, 2017

Freeport Put $12 Billion Into a Mine, Now Indonesia Is Squeezing It Out

Freeport-McMoRan’s standoff with Indonesia over the giant Grasberg mine is entering a new phase, as the company scales back operations while trying to force a resolution to the dispute......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 19th, 2017