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November 21, 1994 | FRANK MESSINA
A request to add a major retail store to the Mission Viejo Freeway Center will be heard by the Planning Commission tonight. The Mission Viejo Co. is proposing to eliminate plans for a restaurant in the outdoor shopping center and add a 35,000-square-foot building that would be occupied by REI Inc., an outdoor goods supplier. Commissioner Sunnie Castner said the proposal needed to be studied in more detail at the meeting, but added that "it sounds like a good concept.
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December 10, 1997 | MELINDA FULMER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In its quest to become the largest commercial real estate firm in the world, Los Angeles-based CB Commercial Real Estate Services Group said Tuesday that it has agreed to purchase REI Ltd., a London-based brokerage. CB Commercial will pay just under $100 million in cash and stock for REI, a holding company that operates under the name Richard Ellis in 28 countries, according to CB Commercial Chairman James J. Didion.
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BUSINESS
December 10, 1997 | MELINDA FULMER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In its quest to become the largest commercial real estate firm in the world, Los Angeles-based CB Commercial Real Estate Services Group said Tuesday that it has agreed to purchase REI Ltd., a London-based brokerage. CB Commercial will pay just under $100 million in cash and stock for REI, a holding company that operates under the name Richard Ellis in 28 countries, according to CB Commercial Chairman James J. Didion.
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March 12, 1995 | STEVE HENSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They see the writing on the wall in black block letters, yet they go right ahead making like your friendly neighborhood Spider-man. "Climbing is a dangerous sport which can result in serious injury or death." The disclaimer is found on all kinds of climbing equipment sold at REI, a retail outdoors store in Northridge. Yet an alternative to risky outdoor climbing can be found at the same store.
SPORTS
March 12, 1995 | STEVE HENSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They see the writing on the wall in black block letters, yet they go right ahead making like your friendly neighborhood Spider-man. "Climbing is a dangerous sport which can result in serious injury or death." The disclaimer is found on all kinds of climbing equipment sold at REI, a retail outdoors store in Northridge. Yet an alternative to risky outdoor climbing can be found at the same store.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1994 | FRANK MESSINA
The Planning Commission this week approved a 35,000-square-foot retail store at the Freeway Center shopping mall. By a 4-0 vote, commissioners granted a request from the Mission Viejo Co. to cancel plans for a restaurant in the mall and add the square footage to another commercial space to make way for a larger retail store. REI Inc., a chain of stores selling rock-climbing equipment and other outdoors goods, will be moving into the new building.
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July 19, 1988 | GREG JOHNSON, Times Staff Writer
Seattle-based REI Inc., which will open a store in San Diego this fall, might be the only sporting goods retailer where the profit motive regularly takes a back seat to philosophy. To be sure, REI is in business to sell sporting goods and apparel to outdoor enthusiasts. The San Diego store will be the 19th location for the 50-year-old company that didn't get around to adding its second store until 1975. REI's five-year plan calls for the addition of two or three more stores annually.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 21, 1994 | FRANK MESSINA
A request to add a major retail store to the Mission Viejo Freeway Center will be heard by the Planning Commission tonight. The Mission Viejo Co. is proposing to eliminate plans for a restaurant in the outdoor shopping center and add a 35,000-square-foot building that would be occupied by REI Inc., an outdoor goods supplier. Commissioner Sunnie Castner said the proposal needed to be studied in more detail at the meeting, but added that "it sounds like a good concept.
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