CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1990 |
Unlike Zorro or the Lone Ranger, the vigilantes of Acton do not wear masks. And prosecutors say there is little doubt that Charles Brink and Joel Levy, members of the Town Council in this unincorporated mountain community southwest of Palmdale, were behind a campaign in which hundreds of real estate and developer signs were torn down between May and September.
September 28, 1993 |
President Clinton's new tax law makes publicly traded partnerships like real estate developer Newhall Land & Farming Co. more attractive investments. Publicly traded partnerships, sometimes called master limited partnerships, trade just like stocks. But publicly traded partnerships have a unique tax wrinkle. Part of what these partnerships pay out to investors in quarterly cash distributions--similar to dividends--is considered by the IRS as capital gains.
August 29, 2000 |
In an era dominated by real estate investment trusts and powerful institutional investors, some old-school independent real estate developers have found sanctuary in the offbeat, the risky and the complicated. Projects that would scare off most corporate real estate types are catnip to Ezralow Co., a fourth-generation family business that has quietly grown to become one of the largest niche players in Southern California.