January 20, 1989 |
Kathryn G. Thompson Development Co., an Irvine home builder, said it built 441 units last year and set a sales record of $89 million. This year the company will open seven new neighborhoods in Laguna Audubon, an Aliso Viejo development master-planned by the Mission Viejo Co.
August 11, 1989 |
Professional Builder Magazine named Kathryn G. Thompson Development Co. in Irvine the fastest-growing home builder in the nation, with a 393% jump in sales from $19.5 million in 1987 to $96.3 million last year. The company sold 506 condominiums and houses last year in Pomona and Aliso Viejo. Kathryn Thompson, who founded the company, has been in California real estate for 25 years.
November 9, 1990
Michael Rafferty has been named president of Kathryn G. Thompson Development Co. He succeeds Kathryn Thompson, who remains chairman and chief executive of the Aliso Viejo-based home building firm. Rafferty, who had been executive vice president of operations since 1987, is responsible for overseeing site planning, product development and daily operations. Before joining the company, he was director of residential construction for the Mission Viejo Co.
August 5, 1990
The City of Hope has established a medical genetics research fellowship in recognition of Irvine-based developer Kathryn G. Thompson. More than $300,000 was raised at the City of Hope's Construction Industry Alliance dinner honoring Thompson last January. The president of Kathryn G. Thompson Development Co., she was presented with the alliance's "Spirit of Life" award at the dinner.