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December 13, 2017
La Bonita Supermarkets to open new store in North Las Vegas

Las Vegas Valley supermarket chain La Bonita will open its largest location around January. To staff the North Las Vegas store, at 2203 Civic Center Drive, La Bonita will soon hold…

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October 25, 2017
Plug ‘N Play In Pacoima

We also chatted yesterday with Agora Realty & Management CEO Cary Lefton (right, with Cesar De La Cruz and Aaron Lefton), who tells us his company’s new retail project in…

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October 24, 2017
City officials work to ‘transform’ downtown North Las Vegas

It’s never too late to reinvent yourself, even in North Las Vegas. The downtown area is on the brink of a transformation in this 70-year-old city, with help from a…

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October 23, 2017
Planned complex aims to help Pacoima neighborhood, entrepreneurs

Fernando Valley neighborhood with an open-air market and retail complex aimed at small entrepreneurs. The complex on Van Nuys Boulevard at San Fernando Road will be called Zocalito of Pacoima,…

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May 26, 2017
Agora Buys Tropicana/Nellis Shopping Center for $7.1M

Agora Realty & Management, Inc. procured the shopping center at 4900-4970 E. Tropicana Ave. in Las Vegas, NV for $7.1 million, or $87 per square foot, from Tropicana Nellis LLLP.…

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April 28, 2017
La Bonita reopening as anchor at Fiesta Plaza in North Las Vegas

A game of musical chairs is coming to the Fiesta Plaza in downtown North Las Vegas. La Bonita supermarket will reopen as an anchor tenant at the shopping center by…

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February 4, 2017
Agora Realty Acquires Smart & Final-Anchored Shopping Center in Las Vegas for $10.3M

LAS VEGAS — Agora Realty and Management has acquired a 100,856-square-foot, Smart & Final-anchored shopping center located in Las Vegas for $10.3 million. Tenants at the 71 percent occupied center…

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August 10, 2016
Restaurant review: Bamboo Bistro in Panorama City is a tasty adventure in Filipino cuisine

Have you ever been to Plaza del Valle in Panorama City? You really should get there, for it is, in the words of the website, “El Corazon Palpitante de Tu…

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July 25, 2016
Project to provide more recycled water for S. Maui irrigation

At a busy but nondescript intersection in Pacoima, a real estate developer is trying to help revive the San Fernando Valley neighborhood with an open-air market and retail complex aimed…

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May 24, 2016
New study charts a prosperous future for northeast San Fernando Valley

The gritty northeast San Fernando Valley has long been associated with a lack of government services, high-paying jobs, trees, clean air and a dearth of bustling business districts. Now a…

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March 3, 2016
CicLAvia in the Valley: The route, 4 activities to try and more

SoCal’s favorite car-free event returns to the San Fernando Valley on Sunday. CicLAvia first hit the area last year with a 6-mile route along Ventura and Lankershim boulevards. This time,…

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December 3, 2015
Things to do in the Los Angeles area, Dec. 4-11

Holiday Arts & Craft Boutique: Sale of gift items including clothing, decorations, jewelry, mosaics, ornaments, paintings, photography and pottery, opens 9 a.m.-7 p.m. today. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9…

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September 26, 2015
The Success Of Retail In Under-Served Markets

Plaza Del Valle is a 14-acre, 250,000-square-foot retail center in Panorama City. It enjoys a 96 percent occupancy rate, and is home to national name-brand retailers like Wells Fargo, Dennys,…

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September 26, 2015
The Success Of Retail In Under-Served Markets

Plaza Del Valle is a 14-acre, 250,000-square-foot retail center in Panorama City. It enjoys a 96 percent occupancy rate, and is home to national name-brand retailers like Wells Fargo, Dennys,…

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June 16, 2015
The Real Impact of Technology on Retail

IRVINE, CA—Online retailing has proven to enhance brick-and-mortar to create a better overall experience for the consumer and more profits for the retail sector, experts tell GlobeSt.com in Part 2…

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May 24, 2015
Agora Realty Buys Fiesta Plaza

The Fiesta Plaza retail center in North Las Vegas was recently acquired by West Coast-based entity Agora Realty & Management. The buyer paid the private seller a total of $12,950,000…

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May 21, 2015
ICSC Recap: Panelists Outline Key Retail Trends to Define Shopping Center Industry

LAS VEGAS — The changing nature of retail and what it means to the future of the shopping center industry was a hot topic of discussion throughout RECon 2015, held…

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April 20, 2015
California firm buys North Las Vegas shopping center

A California investment firm has purchased a neighborhood shopping center in North Las Vegas. Agora Realty & Management bought the 200,000-square-foot Fiesta Plaza at 2201 Civic Center Drive for $12.95…

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November 14, 2014
L.A. Care Health Plan Opens New Family Resource Center In Pacoima

LOS ANGELES — L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan serving more than 1.6 million members, today announced the grand opening of its newest Family Resource Center…

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September 4, 2014
Main Street economic renaissance planned for Pacoima

Lizeth Perez, 33, has lived in Pacoima all her life, but the only businesses she remembers patronizing there are a Jack in the Box and a tattoo shop that’s no…

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May 5, 2014
Expand WIC services in the San Fernando Valley

PANORAMA CITY – The northeastern part of the San Fernando Valley, with a 90% Latino population, has as of today a new WIC center with capacity to serve more mothers…

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June 24, 2013
Kulanaa‘o now officially not exclusively for UH-MC students

The Maui Planning Commission granted an amendment Monday to formally allow the general public to rent units at the Kulanaa’o Apartments in Kahului. The complex owned by Lono Street Properties…

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December 13, 2017
Main Street economic renaissance planned for Pacoima

Lizeth Perez, 33, has lived in Pacoima all her life, but the only businesses she remembers patronizing there are a Jack in the Box and a tattoo shop that’s no longer open.…

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March 28, 2012
Peek Inside UCLA’s Bel Air Carter House, Street Pianos For All

ALL OVER: The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is setting up 30 public pianos around SoCal in April for your street piano playing pleasure. The installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” was…

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January 1, 2009
Ford Foundation Public Markets Grants Announced

The Ford Foundation has announced the selection of seven grantees for its public market initiative in a total program of $1,000,000. More than 100 proposals were received for three categories…

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December 20, 2007
Maui Community College housing nearing completion; reduced price aims to attract applicants

KAHULUI, Maui, Hawaiʻi — Maui Community College has partnered with Agora Realty & Management, Inc. to offer a reduced rate on its new private student housing facility, Kulanaa‘o. Eligible students…

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September 8, 2004
Reviving Promise of Panorama City

When Panorama City sprang up in the late 1940s atop farmland in the center of the San Fernando Valley, developers breathlessly hailed it as “The New City” — an entire…

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March 11, 2004
Developer looks to build dorm on Maui

A California developer is planning to build a private 400-bed dormitory for students attending Maui Community College. Agora Realty, Management & Construction, of Sherman Oaks, wants to build the facility…

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