July 19, 1998
1. S&S Construction: 194 2. Kaufman & Broad: 176 3. Richmond American: 102 4. Western Pacific Housing: 92 5. West Venture Homes: 91 6. Shea Homes: 90 7. Pacific Bay Homes: 80 8. Presley Homes: 79 9. Centex Homes: 78 10. EPAC: 74 Based on net sales through second quarter, 1998. Source: Market Profiles of San Diego
July 25, 1997 |
As part of its push to expand in Southern California, Centex Homes of Dallas has agreed to acquire Aliso Viejo-based Pacific Gateway Homes. Centex officials drafted a letter of intent Wednesday evening to purchase the small builder from Canadian developer Ken Field, Pacific Gateway President Rita Lamkin said. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in August, were not disclosed.
November 8, 1991 |
To generate the crowds needed to boost sales these days, home builders are finding that they have to be at least as good at promotion as at building. Trouble is, buyer incentives like vacation trips, discounts on upgraded carpets and drapes, or even free cars are becoming as commonplace as $1,000 cash rebates for car buyers. So builders are casting further afield in their search for lures. Some recent promotions: picnics and drawings for cash for down payments.
October 15, 1989
LANCASTER: Phase 2 of Encore, 10 of 180 detached homes; $128,990-$163,990; 2-3 bedrooms; 2-2 1/2 baths; 1,360-1,940 square feet; move-ins, January; developer, Larwin Co.; open Saturday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at 17th Street West and Avenue I, reached from the Avenue I exit of the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway. LANCASTER: Phase 1 of Cakewalk, 23 of 114 detached homes; $198,900-$269,900; 3-5 bedrooms; 2-3 baths; 2,184-3,058 square feet; move-ins, January; developer, D&S Development Co.; open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at 6218 Sugarloaf Court, reached from the Avenue M exit of the Antelope Valley (14)