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February 12, 1996 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About a quarter-century ago, when what is now Warner Center was cornfields and cow pastures, a young real estate developer named Robert D. Voit heard about the Warner family's plans to turn its land into an urban center with shopping malls, offices, condominiums and manufacturing. "I thought, 'Isn't that a bizarre idea? How could one be so crazy as to dream of high-rises in the middle of cornfields?' " Voit recalled.
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January 9, 1997 | MELINDA FULMER, Melinda Fulmer covers real estate for The Times
Developer Robert Voit is once again focusing on investment and development in Orange County after a 20-year hiatus. His Voit Development Co. recently purchased two multi-tenant industrial parks near Anaheim Stadium for $12.1 million. It's his first purchase here since he got wrapped up in the massive Warner Center project in Woodland Hills during the early 1970s. Voit's brokerage and property management companies have been operating here for some time.
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BUSINESS
April 7, 1992 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert D. Voit got into commercial real estate development more than 20 years ago, back when someone who had never owned a piece of property could tie up huge tracts of land in the path of development and get a major ownership stake in the ensuing development. That's just what Voit did in Warner Center. A former commercial real estate broker with Coldwell Banker, Voit, now 52, started Voit Cos. in Woodland Hills in 1971 as a commercial development and property management firm.
NEWS
February 12, 1996 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About a quarter-century ago, when what is now Warner Center was cornfields and cow pastures, a young real estate developer named Robert D. Voit heard about the Warner family's plans to turn its land into an urban center with shopping malls, offices, condominiums and manufacturing. "I thought, 'Isn't that a bizarre idea? How could one be so crazy as to dream of high-rises in the middle of cornfields?' " Voit recalled.
BUSINESS
January 9, 1997 | MELINDA FULMER, Melinda Fulmer covers real estate for The Times
Developer Robert Voit is once again focusing on investment and development in Orange County after a 20-year hiatus. His Voit Development Co. recently purchased two multi-tenant industrial parks near Anaheim Stadium for $12.1 million. It's his first purchase here since he got wrapped up in the massive Warner Center project in Woodland Hills during the early 1970s. Voit's brokerage and property management companies have been operating here for some time.
REAL ESTATE
March 13, 1988
Scher-Voit Commercial Brokerage has opened its offices at 2415 Campus Drive, Irvine. The two principals are Lawrence M. Scher, formerly president of Business Properties Brokerage Co., Newport Beach, and Robert D. Voit, president of the Voit Cos., Woodland Hills.
BUSINESS
March 1, 1994
Woodland Hills real estate developer Robert D. Voit said he and several partners of a joint venture that built 40 buildings in Warner Center agreed to divide up their ownership of the properties. The properties include six office towers and the Warner Center Marriott Hotel. The last of them opened three years ago. Voit said the venture partners had been discussing how to restructure the development's ownership since then. Previously, the joint venture owned the entire development.
BUSINESS
August 8, 2000 | Bob Howard
Newport Beach-based Voit Development Co. acquired a $39-million industrial portfolio of five multi-tenant and three single-tenant properties in Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties from Fujita Corp., according to a Voit announcement. The purchase is Voit's third acquisition from Fujita in the last 15 months. The two previous acquisitions included a $38-million portfolio in March 1999 and a $125-million portfolio in December 1999.
BUSINESS
October 17, 2000
Robert D. Voit of Woodland Hills-based Voit Cos. is stepping aside as president and turning over the day-to-day operations of the company to a new president and chief operating officer, Alan G. Epstein, the company said. Voit, who founded the company in 1971, will remain as chairman to focus on new business, according to the announcement. Epstein was most recently a senior vice president of Knowledge Universe. His background includes positions at Tooley & Co.
BUSINESS
November 19, 1987 | Michael Flagg, Times Staff Writer
Akins Development Co., a Newport Beach home builder, said it had acquired 14.6 acres in the planned community of Rancho Santa Margarita in southern Orange County. Akins plans to build 95 single-family detached homes as the eighth phase of its Vista Ladera neighborhood. . . . Construction begins this week on Park Place Apartments in Anaheim, a Mediterranean-style apartment complex near West Lincoln Avenue and Dale Street developed by Newport Pacific Development Corp.
BUSINESS
April 7, 1992 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert D. Voit got into commercial real estate development more than 20 years ago, back when someone who had never owned a piece of property could tie up huge tracts of land in the path of development and get a major ownership stake in the ensuing development. That's just what Voit did in Warner Center. A former commercial real estate broker with Coldwell Banker, Voit, now 52, started Voit Cos. in Woodland Hills in 1971 as a commercial development and property management firm.
BUSINESS
September 15, 1993 | Debora Vrana, Times correspondent
In a major revamp, Scher-Voit Commercial Brokerage Co. in Irvine will get a new name and a new president by year's end, and co-founder Lawrence M. Scher will resign. As part of a strategy to integrate the real estate brokerage with a sister operation, Voit Cos. in Woodland Hills, Sher-Voit will become Voit Commercial Brokerage Co., officials said Friday. Robert D. Voit, president of Voit Cos., will act as president of the brokerage until the position is filled.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 7, 1998 | DIANE WEDNER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Walter W. Mosher Jr. of West Hills, president of Precision Dynamics Corp. in Pacoima, was named Friday night as winner of the 40th annual Fernando Award, given to the San Fernando Valley resident who best exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism. Mosher, a regional advisor to the Southern California Assn. of Governments who has offered employment opportunities to local youth, was announced as the recipient of the award at a dinner at the Warner Center Marriott.
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