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December 30, 2000 | DARYL STRICKLAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After decades of designing communities with postage-stamp-size lots, Irvine Co. is approaching its latest community with the notion that bigger is better. Amid rocky terrain and strands of native oak and sycamore trees, company planners are spreading 350 custom home sites across nearly 1,100 acres in the Shady Canyon area of Irvine. Lot sizes will average about half an acre--the first time the company has put homes on such large spaces.
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December 30, 2000 | DARYL STRICKLAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After decades of designing communities with postage-stamp-size lots, Irvine Co. is approaching its latest community with the notion that bigger is better. Amid rocky terrain and strands of native oak and sycamore trees, company planners are spreading 350 custom home sites across nearly 1,100 acres in the Shady Canyon area of Irvine. Lot sizes will average about half an acre--the first time the company has put homes on such large spaces.
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BUSINESS
December 30, 2000 | DARYL STRICKLAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After decades of designing communities with postage-stamp-sized lots, the Irvine Co. is approaching its latest community with the notion that bigger is better. Amid rocky terrain and stands of native oaks and sycamores, company planners are spreading 350 custom-home sites across nearly 1,100 acres in the Shady Canyon area of Irvine. Lots will average more than half an acre--the first time the company has provided so much space for each home in a development.
BUSINESS
December 30, 2000 | DARYL STRICKLAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After decades of designing communities with postage-stamp-sized lots, the Irvine Co. is approaching its latest community with the notion that bigger is better. Amid rocky terrain and stands of native oaks and sycamores, company planners are spreading 350 custom-home sites across nearly 1,100 acres in the Shady Canyon area of Irvine. Lots will average more than half an acre--the first time the company has provided so much space for each home in a development.
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January 24, 1986 | LESLIE BERKMAN
Irvine Co. President Thomas H. Nielsen said he has created a new operating division called the Irvine Land Management Co. to oversee residential land sales to builders. It will also lease and sell Irvine Co. land for a variety of community facilities such as churches, child care centers and riding stables. Chick C. Willette is being promoted to head the new company from his former position as vice president of marketing, sales and business operations with the Irvine Community Development Co.
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November 7, 2000 | Deniene Husted, (714) 520-2508
City planning commissioners voted last week to let the Irvine Community Development Co. increase the number of homes to be built on 14.1 acres southwest of Culver Drive and Portola Parkway. The Northpark project had been approved for a total of 362 homes, with 58 houses proposed for the 14-acre parcel. The developer now plans to build 67 homes there by reducing lot widths from 65 to 55 feet for an average lot size of 6,907 square feet.
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February 21, 1985 | LESLIE BERKMAN, Times Staff Writer
The Irvine Co. said Wednesday it is forming a separate firm of its community development division. The unit, which is responsible for the design, development and marketing of all residential communities on the Irvine Ranch, will remain under the Irvine Co.'s corporate control and ownership, but will have its own president. Irvine Co. President Tom Nielsen said formation of the new company, to be called the Irvine Community Development Co.
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December 7, 2000 | DARYL STRICKLAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Real estate developer the Irvine Co. said Wednesday that it has promoted Dick Sim, who was instrumental in developing the 5,000-acre Irvine Spectrum business park, to the newly created post of chairman of the Investment Properties Group. Sim, who had been the division's president, also becomes one of the three members of the newly created Operations Management Committee, which will direct the planning and development efforts of its two major operating groups. Irvine Co. Chairman Donald L.
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July 4, 1997 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Irvine Co. on Thursday promoted real estate veteran Joseph D. Davis to president of its residential development subsidiary, Irvine Community Development Co. The promotion also makes Davis, 47, one of four key Irvine Co. executives closest to the billionaire chairman, Donald L. Bren. Davis replaces William McFarland, who resigned Wednesday to take over as president and chief executive of the publicly traded Irvine Apartment Communities Inc. real estate investment trust.
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August 17, 2007 | Roger Vincent, Times Staff Writer
Senior Irvine Co. executives Joe Davis and Larry Thomas are retiring in the coming weeks, the Newport Beach company announced Thursday as Orange County's largest private landowner continued to retool its top management team. The changes make way for a new generation of company leaders, including former Santa Ana Mayor Dan Young, under a new chief executive named earlier this summer. Thomas is one of the best-known public faces of the Irvine Co.
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