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Jeremy Bagott is a senior real estate appraiser covering Southern and Central California for the right-of-way firm Bender Rosenthal and a writer on land-use and finance issues.

He has appraised properties for the purposes of eminent domain, community facilities district bond issuance, redevelopment agency disposition, public school construction, lender special servicing, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Neighborhood Stabilization Program and conventional lending. He holds the designation of Member of the Appraisal Institute.

A former editor at the Los Angeles Daily News, Bagott has written for the Wall Street Journal and for newspapers in California and other states. He is a graduate of California State University at Northridge and a former U.S. Marine.

September 25, 2017

Popcorn, Milk Duds and a Double Scotch, Please

Hoping to wring more profits out of moviegoers, theaters are asking cities for permission to serve alcohol. Despite some strong pushback, they're mostly getting their way.
March 15, 2017

The Triumph of the Go-Cup

Drinkers may be enjoying the open-container zones that are proliferating in America's nightlife districts, but they don't thrill everybody.
January 25, 2017

Should Tax Collectors Be Loan Collectors?

Investors love a federal green-energy program for property owners. But if there's a backlash, localities could be caught in the middle.