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December 23, 1996 | MELINDA FULMER
Pacific Gateway Homes has promoted Rita Lamkin to president of the building company. Lamkin, who becomes one of the few female chief executives in the industry, succeeds one of the founders, Horace Hogan. He has accepted a position planning and developing agricultural land for a private landowner in Northern California. Lamkin said she hopes to expand the company to the point where it is selling 500 homes a year across Southern California. Pacific Gateway, which is owned by Canadian home builder Ken Field, is expecting to sell 300 homes in Orange and Riverside counties this year, twice the number it sold last year.
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May 4, 1998 | DARYL STRICKLAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When developers scramble to build on rapidly dwindling vacant land in Orange County, signs of new construction often are met with protest. Except in Santa Ana. This city of 320,000 residents is about to get its first large luxury neighborhood in a quarter of a century, and the sound of rumbling trucks and pounding nails will be welcomed by many. Beginning this fall, Brock Homes will construct 72 upscale homes in north Santa Ana next to Floral Park, one of the city's most affluent neighborhoods.
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May 4, 1998 | DARYL STRICKLAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When developers scramble to build on rapidly dwindling vacant land in Orange County, signs of new construction often are met with protest. Except in Santa Ana. This city of 320,000 residents is about to get its first large luxury neighborhood in a quarter of a century, and the sound of rumbling trucks and pounding nails will be welcomed by many. Beginning this fall, Brock Homes will construct 72 upscale homes in north Santa Ana next to Floral Park, one of the city's most affluent neighborhoods.
BUSINESS
December 23, 1996 | MELINDA FULMER
Pacific Gateway Homes has promoted Rita Lamkin to president of the building company. Lamkin, who becomes one of the few female chief executives in the industry, succeeds one of the founders, Horace Hogan. He has accepted a position planning and developing agricultural land for a private landowner in Northern California. Lamkin said she hopes to expand the company to the point where it is selling 500 homes a year across Southern California. Pacific Gateway, which is owned by Canadian home builder Ken Field, is expecting to sell 300 homes in Orange and Riverside counties this year, twice the number it sold last year.
BUSINESS
April 23, 1997 | Melinda Fulmer, Melinda Fulmer covers real estate for The Times
Aliso Viejo-based Pacific Gateway Homes may be the next independent builder to be swallowed up by a large publicly traded company. Pacific Gateway is being courted by a builder seeking access to the recovering Southern California housing market, said Chief Executive Rita Lamkin. She would not identify the builder, but said that a deal should be finalized in the next 60 days.
BUSINESS
May 6, 1994 | DEBORA VRANA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The nation's largest public-employee pension fund said Thursday that it will invest $20 million in a 2,500-home, master-planned development in south Orange County as part of its program to help create housing in California. The California Public Employee Retirement System, known as CalPERS, with $80 billion in assets, has created a joint venture with the Santa Margarita Co., the master developer of Rancho Santa Margarita.
BUSINESS
May 5, 1989 | GREGORY CROUCH and MICHAEL FLAGG, Times Staff Writers
Harvey Stearn, president of Mission Viejo Co.'s California division, said Thursday he will resign July 1 from the giant landowner and developer to form his own home-building company. Stearn's new company, Pacific Gateway Development Corp., will build houses in areas including two planned communities developed by Mission Viejo Co.: Aliso Viejo and Mission Viejo. Mission Viejo/California stopped building houses in the county in 1987, the year Stearn became president, and has instead focused on developing and selling its land to builders.
BUSINESS
November 1, 1989 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Harvey Stearn, former president of Mission Viejo Co.'s California division, said Tuesday that his recently formed company will build its first housing projects in Aliso Viejo and Chino Hills. The new company, called Pacific Gateway Homes, is owned by Stearn and Ken Field, formerly chairman of Bramalea Ltd., the Canadian developer and home builder that has extensive operations in Southern California. The firm will build relatively inexpensive attached townhouses in Mission Viejo Co.'
BUSINESS
February 5, 1993 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Private investors and a public pension fund that has pledged to help build lower-priced housing in California have agreed to pump almost $20 million into a pair of South County developments. As a result, builder Pacific Gateway Homes will break ground this month on projects that ultimately will add nearly 300 houses priced between $150,000 and $210,000 to the county's housing stock. Included in the projects are 138 detached single-family homes priced from $175,000 to $205,000.
REAL ESTATE
March 10, 1996
BUILDING LEADERS 1995 Company Sales in millions *--* Rank 1995 Company 1995 1996 City, Key Officer Volume Projection 1 Kaufman & Broad Corp.* 432 ** Los Angeles, Bruce Karatz 2 Greystone Homes Inc. 293.9 ** Los Angeles, Jack R. Harter 3 Standard Pacific Corp. 266 ** Costa Mesa, Ronald R. Foell 4 Pardee Construction Co. 231 297.5 Los Angeles, David E. Landon 5 Lewis Homes Group of Companies 210.5 210 Upland, Richard A. Lewis 6 Centex Real Estate Corp.* 191 212.9 Corona, Larry B.
REAL ESTATE
March 15, 1998
The race is getting closer, but Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. is the Southland's largest home builder for the fifth year in a row, according to The Times' 27th annual Survey of Residential Building in Southern California. K & B built 2,117 single-family homes, 179 apartments and 44 condos in Southern California in 1997, generating $409 million in revenue. The No. 2 builder, Lennar Homes, built 1,296 houses and reported revenue of $374.9 million, only $34.1 million behind K & B. Last year's No.
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