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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

Another major US city is removing a Confederate monument

John Moore/Getty ImagesKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Crews on Monday began dismantling a divisive Confederate monument in a sprawling park near downtown St. Louis after the city and the Missouri Civil War Museum reached an agreement to have it moved. As p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider16 hr. 32 min. ago

This Treasure Map Launched Disney"s $17 Billion Theme Park Business

Herb Ryman's map helped fund Disneyland, but Walt Disney used people, setting, and process to deliver the experience......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 26th, 2017

Cramer pores over the top names in tequila

Jim Cramer dives into the world of tequila in light of Diageo's $1 billion deal to buy George Clooney's Casamigos......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyJun 22nd, 2017

George Clooney sells tequila brand for $1 billion

George Clooney designed his own tequila called Casamigos. He is currently selling his tequila brand for $1 billion to the owner of Smirnoff, Ciroc, and Johnny Walker. In an interview Clooney stated, “If you asked us four years ago if we had a billio.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 22nd, 2017

Meet George Clooney: the $1 Billion Tequila Entrepreneur Who Also Sometimes Acts In Movies

Stars: they're just like us. If they don't hustle, they're eventually toast......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 22nd, 2017

Amazon-Whole Foods deal could hurt wages, says congressman

The $13.7 billion deal could force regional grocery stores to reduce wages in order to keep up with Amazon, which operates on razor-thin margins, according to U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2017

George Clooney sells his tequila brand

Diageo has agreed to buy George Clooney's high-end tequila brand Casamigos in a deal valuing it at up to $1 billion, as the world's largest spirits maker seeks to boost its presence in a high-growth market. Kate King reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 22nd, 2017