August 24, 1986
M. J. Brock & Sons Inc., Los Angeles-based residential developers and general contractors, has donated $95,000 to the Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic at the UC Irvine campus in Irvine. Appropriately, Jack R. Harter, president of the Brock firm, used a laser beam in the clinic's operating room to inscribe his signature on the 40-by-16 1/2-inch check. He was joined by Milton J. Brock Jr., retired chairman of the firm founded by his father.
November 15, 1987
Tree O'Toole-Williams of Nick Williams Associates has been elected president of the San Fernando Valley chapter of the National Assn. of Women in Construction. Other incoming officers include Barbara Taylor of Homart Development, vice president; Terese Towey, treasurer; Kim McSwain of Gibraltar Financial Corp, recording secretary; Patricia Palminteri of Bonanza Concrete, corresponding secretary.
September 7, 1986
M.J. Brock & Sons Inc., a Los Angeles-based general contracting, development and mortgage banking firm, will soon add a residential development division in San Diego. The firm has similar divisions in Sacramento, Orange/Riverside counties and Denver as well as Los Angeles. Jack Harter, president, said that the company, which recently was purchased by its management for $80 million from CIGNA, will "expand existing operations, enter new areas and explore new markets."
March 19, 1989 |
Declining enrollment in the schools of Laguna Beach and the need to finance improvements on the city's remaining four schools forced the school board in the city of nearly 25,000 to sell a 20-acre site to a developer. M.J. Brock & Sons Inc., Laguna Hills, plans to flatten a 7-acre knoll on the site to build 36 tract houses. The site, above the city's Top of the World neighborhood, is the highest point in Laguna Beach, at 1,031 feet above sea level.
July 13, 1986
Brock Manor opens today in Chino Hills with 25 three- and four-bedroom single-family houses priced from $142,950 to $175,950. The development by M.J. Brock & Sons Inc. will have 184 houses with 1,728 to 2,519 square feet in four one- and two-story floor plans. Lots average 5,500 square feet and move-ins are scheduled for fall. Standard features include formal dining rooms, two- or three-car garages, breakfast nooks, family rooms and a bonus room in one plan.
January 27, 1985
Brock Homes in Diamond Bar Hills opens today with 25 in a total of 176 single-family detached homes being built by M. J. Brock & Sons Inc. Eight have been sold. Priced from $179,950 to $229,950, the homes are available in four one- and two-story floor plans with four bedrooms and two to three baths in 1,943 to 3,016 square feet of interior space. Designed by L. C.