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November 21, 1996 | JILL LEOVY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Warner Ridge, site of one of the Valley's most embattled commercial development proposals, is about to be sold to longtime Los Angeles developer Jerry Katell, who plans to revive controversial plans to build offices and apartments on the property.
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April 7, 1998 | JILL LEOVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a surprise move that would bring one of the Valley's longest-running land-use battles full circle, developer Jerry Katell said Monday that he may consider scrapping plans for a commercial office development at Warner Ridge in favor of an all-residential development. Katell, president of Katell Properties, is seeking an option to build about 470 luxury rental townhomes as a possible alternative to the 690,000-square-foot office complex now planned for the site.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 1998 | JILL LEOVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a surprise move that would bring one of the Valley's longest-running land-use battles full circle, developer Jerry Katell said Monday that he may consider scrapping plans for a commercial office development at Warner Ridge in favor of an all-residential development. Katell, president of Katell Properties, is seeking an option to build about 470 luxury rental townhomes as a possible alternative to the 690,000-square-foot office complex now planned for the site.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 1998 | JILL LEOVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a surprise move that would bring one of the Valley's longest-running land-use battles full circle, developer Jerry Katell said Monday that he may consider scrapping plans for a commercial office development at Warner Ridge in favor of an all-residential development. Katell, president of Katell Properties, is seeking an option to build about 470 luxury rental townhomes as a possible alternative to the 690,000-square-foot office complex now planned for the site.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 30, 1997
Re "Riordan Calls Secession Bid 'Terrible Idea,' " Nov 15. Your readers may be interested to know that developer Jerry Katell, owner of Warner Ridge, adjacent to Pierce College farm, has been appointed by Pierce College President E. Bing Inocencio to be one of the community representatives on the Pierce College facilities master plan steering committee. I am appalled that a person with such an obvious conflict of interest would be appointed to the committee that will define plans for future development of the entire Pierce campus and its land resources.
NEWS
November 22, 1996 | JILL LEOVY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Developer Jerry Katell will probably have a much easier time than his predecessors in building a massive commercial complex at Warner Ridge, one of the last remaining large open spaces in the west San Fernando Valley, according to critics and supporters of the controversial project. That's because Katell stands to acquire, along with the land, the hard-fought rights to build 690,000 square feet of office space and 125 apartments on the site.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 1998 | JILL LEOVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a surprise move that would bring one of the Valley's longest-running land-use battles full circle, developer Jerry Katell said Monday that he may consider scrapping plans for a commercial office development at Warner Ridge in favor of an all-residential development. Katell, president of Katell Properties, is seeking an option to build about 470 luxury rental townhomes as a possible alternative to the 690,000-square-foot office complex now planned for the site.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 1985
Agoura Hills city planners Friday gave their blessing to a controversial $75-million high-technology industrial park--provided developers of the 34-acre project agree to 174 conditions before ground is broken. The recommended approval was included in a thick report sent to planning commissioners by city Planning Director Paul Williams. The commission will meet Thursday to consider the building request from developer Jerry Katell.
BUSINESS
January 30, 1998 | MELINDA FULMER
Lincoln Property Co. has been selected to develop the 125 luxury apartments planned as part of the Warner Ridge development in Woodland Hills. Dallas-based Lincoln said Thursday that it will purchase 5 acres from the project's developer, Katell Properties, next week. It will begin construction of the $18-million Mediterranean-style complex in May. Builder Jerry Katell has said he hopes to begin construction of Warner Ridge's commercial portion by 2000.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 1999
A Los Angeles City Council panel endorsed a proposal Tuesday to build 454 townhomes on the northern 14.7 acres of the Warner Ridge property, saying that the project is preferable to a commercial development previously slated for the site.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1997
It is clear that the letter writer ("Pierce College," Letters to the Valley Edition, Nov. 30) is prejudiced against [Jerry Katell], a respected and taxpaying businessman whose credentials offer much to the Pierce College facilities master plan steering committee. Katell possesses a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from MIT and a master's degree in business administration from Stanford University, in addition to his experience as a successful business executive. Also, he was recently named a governor of Urban Land Foundation, the research arm of the Urban Land Institute.
NEWS
November 22, 1996 | JILL LEOVY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Developer Jerry Katell will probably have a much easier time than his predecessors in building a massive commercial complex at Warner Ridge, one of the last remaining large open spaces in the west San Fernando Valley, according to critics and supporters of the controversial project. That's because Katell stands to acquire, along with the land, the hard-fought rights to build 690,000 square feet of office space and 125 apartments on the site.
NEWS
November 21, 1996 | JILL LEOVY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Warner Ridge, site of one of the Valley's most embattled commercial development proposals, is about to be sold to longtime Los Angeles developer Jerry Katell, who plans to revive controversial plans to build offices and apartments on the property.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1999
Neighbors of the controversial Warner Ridge development urged city officials Friday to approve only a residential project, rather than give the developer a commercial option. At a public hearing sponsored by the Los Angeles Planning Department at the Sherman Oaks Woman's Club, Jerry Katell, president of Katell Properties, repeated his request to be given a choice between a 471-townhome residential development and a commercial development.
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