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REAL ESTATE
April 6, 1986
As a regular reader of the real estate section, I want to commend you for the thorough manner in which you inform readers about significant developments. It was with particular pleasure that I read "Playa Vista Can Count Its Blessings" (March 23). As with other stories of public interest, you have performed a much-needed service in informing citizens about Playa Vista's annexation to Los Angeles. I also want to take this opportunity to express our pleasure in working with Evie de Wolfe.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1989 | JULIO MORAN, Times Staff Writer
Responding to complaints that the project was too massive, the new lead developer of Playa Vista, the residential and commercial development planned just south of Marina del Rey, announced Monday that the space designated for shops and offices will be reduced significantly and the number of residential units will be increased. Nelson C. Rising, who heads the development team for Maguire Thomas Partners, said the amount of office space will be reduced by nearly 1 million square feet, to about 5 million, and the amount of retail space will be reduced by nearly 300,000 square feet, to about 680,000.
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REAL ESTATE
October 27, 1985
Tooley & Co. Investment Builders has formed Tooley West Inc. to take responsibility for the development of the new Howard Hughes Center on the Westside and has appointed William T. McGregor, general manager of the center, president of the new entity.
NEWS
June 18, 1989 | JULIO MORAN, Times Staff Writer
When Maguire Thomas Partners took over early this year as lead developer of Playa Vista, the massive commercial and residential project south of Marina del Rey, Los Angeles Councilwoman Ruth Galanter said the change meant that the project would no longer be planned in the back rooms of City Hall. The planning process, Galanter promised then, will be "an open, public process that will bring the community in at the beginning." "We agreed with her then, and we agree with her now," said Nelson C. Rising, who heads the development team for Maguire Thomas.
NEWS
May 19, 1985 | JAMES RAINEY, Times Staff Writer
Howard Hughes Properties Ltd. filed a petition Thursday with the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission to request that 803 acres of land between Marina del Rey and Playa del Rey be annexed to the City of Los Angeles. The area is unincorporated. If the annexation is approved by the commission it would put Playa Vista, a proposed $1-billion residential, office and commercial project, in the city. Summa Corp.
NEWS
May 19, 1985 | JAMES RAINEY, Times Staff Writer
Howard Hughes Properties Ltd. filed a petition Thursday with the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission to request that 803 acres of land between Marina del Rey and Playa del Rey be annexed to the City of Los Angeles. The area is unincorporated. If the annexation is approved by the commission it would put Playa Vista, a proposed $1-billion residential, office and commercial project, in the city. Summa Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 1987 | JANET CLAYTON, Times Staff Writer
In a victory for slow-growth community groups, a Superior Court judge reversed on Wednesday a decision by the City of Los Angeles to allow a massive Westchester office development to exceed mandated density limitations. Judge Jerome K. Fields ruled that the city's Board of Zoning Appeals failed to meet requirements of the Municipal Code last year when it granted a variance to Howard Hughes Properties for its planned Howard Hughes Center. The center was to include 2.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 16, 1989 | BILL BOYARSKY, Times City-County Bureau Chief
Howard Hughes Properties withdrew Wednesday as the main developer of the late billionaire's vast Santa Monica Bay land holdings near Playa del Rey after years of bitter political controversy over the future of one of America's most valuable stretches of undeveloped urban land. Instead, the firm is forming a joint venture with two high-powered urban development firms that have close connections in Los Angeles City Hall--Maguire Thomas Partners and JMB Realty Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1989 | JULIO MORAN, Times Staff Writer
Responding to complaints that the project was too massive, the new lead developer of Playa Vista, the residential and commercial development planned just south of Marina del Rey, announced Monday that the space designated for shops and offices will be reduced significantly and the number of residential units will be increased. Nelson C. Rising, who heads the development team for Maguire Thomas Partners, said the amount of office space will be reduced by nearly 1 million square feet, to about 5 million, and the amount of retail space will be reduced by nearly 300,000 square feet, to about 680,000.
NEWS
June 18, 1989 | JULIO MORAN, Times Staff Writer
When Maguire Thomas Partners took over early this year as lead developer of Playa Vista, the massive commercial and residential project south of Marina del Rey, Los Angeles Councilwoman Ruth Galanter said the change meant that the project would no longer be planned in the back rooms of City Hall. The planning process, Galanter promised then, will be "an open, public process that will bring the community in at the beginning." "We agreed with her then, and we agree with her now," said Nelson C. Rising, who heads the development team for Maguire Thomas.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 16, 1989 | BILL BOYARSKY, Times City-County Bureau Chief
Howard Hughes Properties withdrew Wednesday as the main developer of the late billionaire's vast Santa Monica Bay land holdings near Playa del Rey after years of bitter political controversy over the future of one of America's most valuable stretches of undeveloped urban land. Instead, the firm is forming a joint venture with two high-powered urban development firms that have close connections in Los Angeles City Hall--Maguire Thomas Partners and JMB Realty Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 8, 1987 | ALAN CITRON, Times Staff Writer
A new controversy has erupted over Playa Vista, the vast coastal property that is the focal point of one of the fiercest slow-growth battles in Los Angeles. Studies show that the $1-billion development site adjacent to Marina del Rey is contaminated with significant amounts of hazardous waste.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 1987 | JANET CLAYTON, Times Staff Writer
In a victory for slow-growth community groups, a Superior Court judge reversed on Wednesday a decision by the City of Los Angeles to allow a massive Westchester office development to exceed mandated density limitations. Judge Jerome K. Fields ruled that the city's Board of Zoning Appeals failed to meet requirements of the Municipal Code last year when it granted a variance to Howard Hughes Properties for its planned Howard Hughes Center. The center was to include 2.
REAL ESTATE
April 6, 1986
As a regular reader of the real estate section, I want to commend you for the thorough manner in which you inform readers about significant developments. It was with particular pleasure that I read "Playa Vista Can Count Its Blessings" (March 23). As with other stories of public interest, you have performed a much-needed service in informing citizens about Playa Vista's annexation to Los Angeles. I also want to take this opportunity to express our pleasure in working with Evie de Wolfe.
REAL ESTATE
October 27, 1985
Tooley & Co. Investment Builders has formed Tooley West Inc. to take responsibility for the development of the new Howard Hughes Center on the Westside and has appointed William T. McGregor, general manager of the center, president of the new entity.
NEWS
May 19, 1985 | JAMES RAINEY, Times Staff Writer
Howard Hughes Properties Ltd. filed a petition Thursday with the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission to request that 803 acres of land between Marina del Rey and Playa del Rey be annexed to the City of Los Angeles. The area is unincorporated. If the annexation is approved by the commission it would put Playa Vista, a proposed $1-billion residential, office and commercial project, in the city. Summa Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 8, 1987 | ALAN CITRON, Times Staff Writer
A new controversy has erupted over Playa Vista, the vast coastal property that is the focal point of one of the fiercest slow-growth battles in Los Angeles. Studies show that the $1-billion development site adjacent to Marina del Rey is contaminated with significant amounts of hazardous waste.
NATIONAL
September 18, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Gibbons has agreed to return $11,000 in campaign donations after Democratic opponent Dina Titus complained to the Nevada secretary of state's office that some donations exceeded the legal limit. Under Nevada law, candidates for state office can accept $5,000 from each individual or entity for their primary campaigns and another $5,000 for the general election. Gibbons received $20,000 from Howard Hughes Properties Inc. and $11,000 from Champion Chevrolet.
NEWS
May 19, 1985 | JAMES RAINEY, Times Staff Writer
Howard Hughes Properties Ltd. filed a petition Thursday with the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission to request that 803 acres of land between Marina del Rey and Playa del Rey be annexed to the City of Los Angeles. The area is unincorporated. If the annexation is approved by the commission it would put Playa Vista, a proposed $1-billion residential, office and commercial project, in the city. Summa Corp.
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