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REAL ESTATE
January 18, 1998
Here are the Southland home builders with the highest customer satisfaction rankings: 1. California Pacific Homes 2. Lewis Homes 3. Centex; Standard Pacific (tie) 4. J.M. Peters 5. Richmond American Source: J.D. Power 1997 study based on 3,200 responses to a survey of 16,000 recent home buyers.
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NEWS
March 26, 2000
It's baaaaaack! Bumped out of the lead in 1998, Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. is back in the No. 1 spot on The Times' 1999 survey of residential building in Southern California. K&B, which completed its purchase of Lewis Homes last year and is now the nation's largest builder, reported sales volume of $890 million on sales of 3,618 single-family homes in the Southland. Lennar/Greystone, which topped the '98 survey, ranks No. 2 in the '99 survey, with revenue of $754 million on sales of 2,113 homes and condos.
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BUSINESS
October 3, 1997 | Patrice Apodaca
Orange County's largest home builder, California Pacific Homes, plans an unspecified number of layoffs and is replacing its longtime president. The Newport Beach company, owned by real estate tycoon Donald Bren, is putting Bren's son, Cary, in the top position.
REAL ESTATE
March 26, 2000
It's baaaaaack! Bumped out of the lead in 1998, Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. is back in the No. 1 spot on The Times' 1999 survey of residential building in Southern California. K&B, which completed its purchase of Lewis Homes last year and is now the nation's largest builder, reported sales volume of $890 million on sales of 3,618 single-family homes in the Southland. Lennar/Greystone, which topped the '98 survey, ranks No.
BUSINESS
October 27, 1993
Irvine High Density: California Pacific Homes, the Newport Beach building company owned by Irvine Co. mogul Donald Bren, is winning accolades these days for its new four-project high-density development in Irvine's Westpark II neighborhood. Two of the tracts feature single-family homes about 8.5 units to the acre. And Irvine architecture firm Danelian Associates has designed a hot-selling project for a Las Vegas builder that squeezes an average of 8.5 detached homes to the acre.
BUSINESS
November 21, 1997 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, E. Scott Reckard covers real estate for The Times
J.D. Powers and Associates, best known for customer satisfaction ratings of cars, has taken its first public plunge into the new-home market with a study of the five-county greater Los Angeles area. And the winner is . . . California Pacific Homes, owned by Irvine Co. real estate magnate Donald Bren, who in many years has been Orange County's most prolific home builder. J.D.
BUSINESS
May 8, 1992 | John O'Dell, Times staff writer
In the old days, the Irvine Co. built its own homes under the name Irvine Pacific, a subsidiary that now handles only the developer's apartment construction. But the hassles of dealing with both the wholesale and retail ends of the business got to be too much. So the company stopped building homes in the mid-1980s and instead began planning and developing communities and selling raw land to so-called merchant builders, such as J.M. Peters Co., which actually built and sold the homes.
BUSINESS
October 3, 1997 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County's largest home builder, California Pacific Homes, plans an unspecified number of layoffs and is replacing its longtime president. The company, owned by real estate tycoon Donald L. Bren, is elevating Bren's son, Cary, to the top managerial position.
REAL ESTATE
March 26, 2000
It's baaaaaack! Bumped out of the lead in 1998, Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. is back in the No. 1 spot on The Times' 1999 survey of residential building in Southern California. K&B, which completed its purchase of Lewis Homes last year and is now the nation's largest builder, reported sales volume of $890 million on sales of 3,618 single-family homes in the Southland. Lennar/Greystone, which topped the '98 survey, ranks No.
NEWS
March 26, 2000
It's baaaaaack! Bumped out of the lead in 1998, Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. is back in the No. 1 spot on The Times' 1999 survey of residential building in Southern California. K&B, which completed its purchase of Lewis Homes last year and is now the nation's largest builder, reported sales volume of $890 million on sales of 3,618 single-family homes in the Southland. Lennar/Greystone, which topped the '98 survey, ranks No. 2 in the '99 survey, with revenue of $754 million on sales of 2,113 homes and condos.
REAL ESTATE
January 18, 1998
Here are the Southland home builders with the highest customer satisfaction rankings: 1. California Pacific Homes 2. Lewis Homes 3. Centex; Standard Pacific (tie) 4. J.M. Peters 5. Richmond American Source: J.D. Power 1997 study based on 3,200 responses to a survey of 16,000 recent home buyers.
BUSINESS
November 21, 1997 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, E. Scott Reckard covers real estate for The Times
J.D. Powers and Associates, best known for customer satisfaction ratings of cars, has taken its first public plunge into the new-home market with a study of the five-county greater Los Angeles area. And the winner is . . . California Pacific Homes, owned by Irvine Co. real estate magnate Donald Bren, who in many years has been Orange County's most prolific home builder. J.D.
BUSINESS
October 3, 1997 | Patrice Apodaca
Orange County's largest home builder, California Pacific Homes, plans an unspecified number of layoffs and is replacing its longtime president. The Newport Beach company, owned by real estate tycoon Donald Bren, is putting Bren's son, Cary, in the top position.
BUSINESS
October 3, 1997 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County's largest home builder, California Pacific Homes, plans an unspecified number of layoffs and is replacing its longtime president. The company, owned by real estate tycoon Donald L. Bren, is elevating Bren's son, Cary, to the top managerial position.
BUSINESS
October 27, 1993
Irvine High Density: California Pacific Homes, the Newport Beach building company owned by Irvine Co. mogul Donald Bren, is winning accolades these days for its new four-project high-density development in Irvine's Westpark II neighborhood. Two of the tracts feature single-family homes about 8.5 units to the acre. And Irvine architecture firm Danelian Associates has designed a hot-selling project for a Las Vegas builder that squeezes an average of 8.5 detached homes to the acre.
BUSINESS
May 8, 1992 | John O'Dell, Times staff writer
In the old days, the Irvine Co. built its own homes under the name Irvine Pacific, a subsidiary that now handles only the developer's apartment construction. But the hassles of dealing with both the wholesale and retail ends of the business got to be too much. So the company stopped building homes in the mid-1980s and instead began planning and developing communities and selling raw land to so-called merchant builders, such as J.M. Peters Co., which actually built and sold the homes.
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