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October 12, 1990 | John O'Dell, Times staff writer
Big Spenders: Southwest Diversified Inc., an Irvine developer specializing in upscale homes and master-planned communities, says it has started work on a $25-million, 30-home project in Huntington Beach. Prices will start in the low $700,000s, and many of the lots will be big enough for the owners to erect stables. the company says. Southwest is doing this in the midst of a major housing slump in what many believe is a national recession.
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January 10, 1992
The Regional Planning Commission has voted to reconsider a scaled-back version of the La Vina project, a controversial hillside housing development on the grounds of a former tuberculosis sanitarium in Altadena. The commission rejected the plan in November, citing concerns about earthquakes and fires. Some commissioners also criticized the proposed clearing of the 220-acre site, most of which lies within Angeles National Forest.
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BUSINESS
November 28, 1991 | ROXANA KOPETMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unable to reach an agreement with Signal Hill officials, an Irvine-based development company has announced that it plans to scale back its proposed project for this small city's hilltop. Southwest Diversified Inc., the largest landowner in Signal Hill, will modify its design and develop 450 apartments, condominiums and houses on mostly vacant land once covered by oil wells.
BUSINESS
November 28, 1991 | ROXANA KOPETMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unable to reach an agreement with Signal Hill officials, an Irvine-based development company has announced that it plans to scale back its proposed project for this small city's hilltop. Southwest Diversified Inc., the largest landowner in Signal Hill, will modify its design and develop 450 apartments, condominiums and houses on mostly vacant land once covered by oil wells.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 1992
The Regional Planning Commission has voted to reconsider a scaled-back version of the La Vina project, a controversial hillside housing development on the grounds of a former tuberculosis sanitarium in Altadena. The commission rejected the plan in November, citing concerns about earthquakes and fires. Some commissioners also criticized the proposed clearing of the 220-acre site, most of which lies within Angeles National Forest.
BUSINESS
June 11, 1990 | John O'Dell, Times staff writer
Although not new concerns by any means, environmental protection and preservation are fast becoming major issues facing residential developers throughout the country. In Orange County, where most of the developable land is in environmentally sensitive areas, the impact of development is magnified. And developers are not ignoring the impact that environmental concerns will have on their businesses.
BUSINESS
October 12, 1990 | John O'Dell, Times staff writer
Big Spenders: Southwest Diversified Inc., an Irvine developer specializing in upscale homes and master-planned communities, says it has started work on a $25-million, 30-home project in Huntington Beach. Prices will start in the low $700,000s, and many of the lots will be big enough for the owners to erect stables. the company says. Southwest is doing this in the midst of a major housing slump in what many believe is a national recession.
BUSINESS
June 11, 1990 | John O'Dell, Times staff writer
Although not new concerns by any means, environmental protection and preservation are fast becoming major issues facing residential developers throughout the country. In Orange County, where most of the developable land is in environmentally sensitive areas, the impact of development is magnified. And developers are not ignoring the impact that environmental concerns will have on their businesses.
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