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July 27, 1989 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, Times Staff Writer
A Japanese real estate giant with substantial holdings in the United States has rattled the corporate establishment at home, challenging an entrenched system of crossed share holdings in a hostile takeover bid that may help open Japan's financial markets to foreign investors. Shuwa Corp.
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BUSINESS
July 27, 1989 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, Times Staff Writer
A Japanese real estate giant with substantial holdings in the United States has rattled the corporate establishment at home, challenging an entrenched system of crossed share holdings in a hostile takeover bid that may help open Japan's financial markets to foreign investors. Shuwa Corp.
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BUSINESS
March 20, 1987 | LESLIE BERKMAN, Times Staff Writer
Continuing its buying spree in Orange County, Shuwa Corp. of California, a Japanese real estate investment company, has agreed to pay $10.85 million for a 65,000-square-foot office and high-tech complex in Irvine. The seller is National Capital Real Estate Trust, a San Francisco-based equity real estate investment trust. The trust said Thursday that Shuwa had entered a definitive agreement to purchase the Irvine Commercial Center and that the sale is scheduled to close April 1.
NEWS
May 16, 1987 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, Times Art Writer
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles has received a major gift from Shuwa Investments Corp., museum officials announced this week. Although the amount of the contribution was not revealed, William Kieschnick, chairman of the museum board, said it was "a six-figure amount," somewhat smaller than the speculative figure of $1 million released in early accounts. Shuwa, the U.S.
BUSINESS
January 24, 1987 | LESLIE BERKMAN, Times Staff Writer
Shuwa Investments Corp., a Japanese real estate company that paid $620 million for Arco Plaza in downtown Los Angeles last September, has purchased a nine-story office building for $40.6 million near Orange County's John Wayne Airport and is negotiating to buy almost $160 million more of the airport area's premier office and high-tech industrial properties.
BUSINESS
April 19, 1987 | LESLIE BERKMAN, Times Staff Writer
Orange County will soon join Dallas in the limelight of a television series. The success of the new series, however, will not be measured in Nielsen ratings but in the yen it can attract; the show is targeted for Japanese businessmen. The three-hour, three-part series portraying Orange County's business and investment potential is scheduled to air early this summer in Los Angeles on Channel 18's Japan News Magazine and later on two major networks in Japan.
NEWS
May 16, 1987 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, Times Art Writer
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles has received a major gift from Shuwa Investments Corp., museum officials announced this week. Although the amount of the contribution was not revealed, William Kieschnick, chairman of the museum board, said it was "a six-figure amount," somewhat smaller than the speculative figure of $1 million released in early accounts. Shuwa, the U.S.
REAL ESTATE
January 24, 1988
Stewart Title, located at 412 W. Broadway, Glendale, plans to relocate in February. The firm will occupy the entire 22,466-square-foot 12th floor at 505 N. Brand Blvd. Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services represented the lessee and Reliance Development Corp. represented Shuwa Corp., the lessor, in finalizing terms of the five-year, $2.1-million lease.
BUSINESS
September 18, 1986
Capital Cities-ABC said it had agreed to sell ABC's corporate headquarters building in New York to Shuwa Corp., a Japanese developer. Terms were not disclosed, but a real estate source estimated the value of the deal at between $165 million and $185 million. Capital Cities-ABC said it will remain a tenant of the building for three years.
REAL ESTATE
November 13, 1988
Shuwa Investments Corp. has purchased the 80,000-square-foot Santa Monica Square, 201 Santa Monica Blvd., from Century West Development and Haight, Brown & Bonesteel for $27 million. The commercial division of Jon Douglas Co.'s West Los Angeles office represented all parties.
BUSINESS
March 20, 1987 | LESLIE BERKMAN, Times Staff Writer
Continuing its buying spree in Orange County, Shuwa Corp. of California, a Japanese real estate investment company, has agreed to pay $10.85 million for a 65,000-square-foot office and high-tech complex in Irvine. The seller is National Capital Real Estate Trust, a San Francisco-based equity real estate investment trust. The trust said Thursday that Shuwa had entered a definitive agreement to purchase the Irvine Commercial Center and that the sale is scheduled to close April 1.
BUSINESS
January 24, 1987 | LESLIE BERKMAN, Times Staff Writer
Shuwa Investments Corp., a Japanese real estate company that paid $620 million for Arco Plaza in downtown Los Angeles last September, has purchased a nine-story office building for $40.6 million near Orange County's John Wayne Airport and is negotiating to buy almost $160 million more of the airport area's premier office and high-tech industrial properties.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1997
You've heard of a thousand points of light. But have you ever seen a thousand points of light? You might get the opportunity if enough money is collected to put lights on the Vincent Thomas Bridge, which connects San Pedro with Long Beach. A fund-raising goal has been launched to raise an additional $30,000 to be added to the $340,000 already collected to light the structure. The first lights are expected to be turned on in late August.
NEWS
July 5, 1989 | From Times wire service s
A major U.S. construction firm signed a contract today to join in a $47.9-million building project in downtown Tokyo. Morrison-Knudsen International Co. will join with Hazama-Gumi Ltd., one of Japan's largest civil engineering firms, to build a 16-story office and residential tower for Shuwa Corp., a large Japanese real estate firm. Morrison-Knudsen has established an office in Tokyo and obtained a Japanese construction permit, which the Ministry of Construction says only nine U.S.
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