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December 24, 1988 | From United Press International
Security Savings and Loan Assn. of Scotsdale Ariz., has given the General Development Corp. the Exclusive right to negotiate the purchase of Land Resources Corp. for about $65 million, General Development announced. The deal, which is expected to close in mid-march, is subject to the completion of due diligence, the signing of a definitive agreement by Jan.17 and other contingencies.
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December 24, 1988 | From United Press International
Security Savings and Loan Assn. of Scotsdale Ariz., has given the General Development Corp. the Exclusive right to negotiate the purchase of Land Resources Corp. for about $65 million, General Development announced. The deal, which is expected to close in mid-march, is subject to the completion of due diligence, the signing of a definitive agreement by Jan.17 and other contingencies.
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BUSINESS
April 7, 1992
Carl A. Strunk has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer for Fidelity National Financial Inc. in Irvine. Previously, Strunk was president of Land Resources Corp., a Florida community developer.
REAL ESTATE
March 3, 1985
"On a clear day you can see Catalina." That phrase has been so overused and misused, sometimes for properties from which there is no way to see Santa Catalina Island, which is about 20 miles from the mainland at its nearest point. Yet there are some clear days when the island can be seen distinctly, and one of the most panoramic views is from the development known as Palisades Highlands, particularly from many of the lots in the top-of-the-project Oceanview Series.
BUSINESS
July 9, 1989 | KATHLEEN DAY, The Washington Post
Lehigh Acres is a typical town in southern Florida--a planned community with 25,000 residents, an industrial park, a pizza parlor, two Chinese restaurants, a hardware supply store and a newspaper. But it claims one distinction: Because of the savings and loan crisis, it is owned by the American taxpayers.
BUSINESS
July 12, 1989 | KATHLEEN DAY, The Washington Post
Lehigh Acres is a typical town in southern Florida, a planned community with 25,000 residents, an industrial park, a pizza parlor, two Chinese restaurants, a hardware supply store and a newspaper. But it claims one distinction: Because of the savings and loan crisis, it is owned by the American taxpayers.
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October 14, 1993 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
William P. Foley II is an aggressive, no-nonsense entrepreneur who runs an efficient title insurance company, with few managers and a lean management staff. His hands-on style has helped propel Fidelity National Financial Inc. from a tiny Arizona storefront operation 10 years ago to the nation's fifth-largest title insurance company with 4,700 employees in 48 states and headquarters in Irvine.
BUSINESS
August 29, 1993 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For a hard-charging entrepreneur like William P. Foley II, the title insurance industry was so stodgy and dull in the early 1980s that it was ripe for conquest. So Foley built a title company to fit his aggressive, no-nonsense style; one that now earns him the sobriquet, the "Bruce Lee of title insurers." He introduced marketing and management ideas that inspired employees and caught competitors off guard. In the process, he led Fidelity National Financial Inc.
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