CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 29, 2005 |
Chapman University has announced plans for a new institute on its Orange campus to study emerging real estate trends, funded with a $10-million endowment from local developer Roger C. Hobbs. The Roger C. Hobbs Institute for Real Estate, Law and Environmental Studies will seek to place the building trade in context with issues that affect it, said Hobbs, who will also teach at the institute. "We're really talking about things that past developers said they didn't have to deal with," he said.
July 17, 1988
Direct capital investment in the United States by the Japanese and the potential for joint-venture relationships by Japanese and American real estate investors, developers and builders will be the focus of the second annual Pacific Basin Development Conference at the Wailea Resort on Maui, Hawaii, Aug. 17-20.
January 18, 1996 |
As part of a restructuring that echoes a continuing consolidation in the local real estate market, the Japanese owners of Birtcher Real Estate Ltd. have renamed the firm MBK Real Estate Ltd. and moved it from Laguna Niguel to Irvine. Started as a small Santa Ana home builder by Fayette E. Birtcher in 1939, Birtcher grew to become one of the largest commercial builders on the West Coast.
March 16, 1986 |
Even in the best of times, home builders always are capable of reining in their optimism, so when one Southland builder says that he looks forward to 1986 with "controlled optimism," he is running true to form. James W.
March 8, 1992
KEY TO RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS ROSTER--The name of each company is followed by its headquarters city and then by its principal officer. Sales figures are given for 1991 and have been confined to residential sales in Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Sales projections are for anticipated residential sales in the above-mentioned counties for 1992.