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May 30, 1991 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Roland F. Osgood, former head of residential development for the Irvine Co., has been named by Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. to start a new subsidiary to crack the mid-range Southern California housing market that has eluded K&B for years. The as-yet-unnamed division will not carry a Kaufman & Broad designation--a deliberate effort to create a separate identity for the new unit in the minds of home buyers.
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June 29, 1999 | DARYL STRICKLAND, Daryl Strickland covers real estate for The Times. He can be reached at (714) 966-5670, and at daryl.strickland@latimes.com
Two titans in Orange County's real estate industry were inducted into the California Building Industry Hall of Fame last week in San Francisco. Feted was Roland Osgood, senior vice president of Centex Homes in Irvine, and Michael L. Meyer, retired founder of E&Y Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group's Orange County office in Newport Beach.
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June 29, 1999 | DARYL STRICKLAND, Daryl Strickland covers real estate for The Times. He can be reached at (714) 966-5670, and at daryl.strickland@latimes.com
Two titans in Orange County's real estate industry were inducted into the California Building Industry Hall of Fame last week in San Francisco. Feted was Roland Osgood, senior vice president of Centex Homes in Irvine, and Michael L. Meyer, retired founder of E&Y Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group's Orange County office in Newport Beach.
BUSINESS
May 30, 1991 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Roland F. Osgood, former head of residential development for the Irvine Co., has been named by Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. to start a new subsidiary to crack the mid-range Southern California housing market that has eluded K&B for years. The as-yet-unnamed division will not carry a Kaufman & Broad designation--a deliberate effort to create a separate identity for the new unit in the minds of home buyers.
BUSINESS
June 18, 1997 | (Melinda Fulmer)
Roland F. Osgood has resigned as head of home building giant Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. divisions in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties, effective next month. Sources said Osgood, who started Kaufman & Broad's Orange County division in 1991, will be taking over Centex Homes' Southern California division, which has struggled to build a presence since entering the local market in the mid-1980s.
BUSINESS
May 30, 1991 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Roland F. Osgood, former head of residential development for Irvine Co., has been named by Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. to launch a subsidiary to crack the mid-range Southern California housing market that has eluded the company for years. The yet-to-be-named division will not carry a Kaufman & Broad designation--a deliberate effort to create a separate identity for the new unit in home buyers' minds.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1988 | ANDREA FORD, Times Staff Writer
The woman who wrote the county's campaign finance-reform ordinance filed a complaint Monday with the district attorney's office, alleging that Board of Supervisors Chairman Harriett M. Wieder and the Irvine Co. violated the ordinance last month. Shirley Grindle, who in 1977 headed the drive for the TIN CUP (Time Is Now, Clean Up Politics) ordinance, is asking that Wieder's April 27 vote for a development agreement covering the Irvine Co.'s Laguna Laurel project in Laguna Canyon be voided.
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October 9, 1994 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a child, Peter M. Ochs used to spend his after-school hours at his father's construction sites, where he recalls collecting nails in a tin can. Young Ochs was the fifth generation of his family to show a passion for building things, and he grew up to found Fieldstone Co., Southern California's largest privately owned home-building company.
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October 9, 1994 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
By the time he was 9, Peter M. Ochs could be found on hisfather's construction sites collecting stray nails in a tin can--the sixth generation of his family to show a passion for building. The nails eventually formed a kingdom of houses, as Ochs grew up to create the largest privately owned home builder in Southern California.
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October 9, 1994 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the past 13 years, Peter M. Ochs has constructed Southern California's largest privately owned home building firm--the Fieldstone Group of Cos. Since its formation, the Newport Beach home builder has sold more than 12,500 homes throughout California, generating a total of nearly $2.5 billion in revenue. But Southern California real estate watchers say the building concern is at a turning point.
REAL ESTATE
March 15, 1998
The race is getting closer, but Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. is the Southland's largest home builder for the fifth year in a row, according to The Times' 27th annual Survey of Residential Building in Southern California. K & B built 2,117 single-family homes, 179 apartments and 44 condos in Southern California in 1997, generating $409 million in revenue. The No. 2 builder, Lennar Homes, built 1,296 houses and reported revenue of $374.9 million, only $34.1 million behind K & B. Last year's No.
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