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March 9, 1993 | Ted Johnson / Times correspondent
Firm Opening Office: The real estate market may be in recession, but with the number of Resolution Trust Corp. transactions going on, at least there's volume. Sperry Van Ness, an investment real estate company in Newport Beach, is opening an office in Los Angeles at 1640 S. Sepulveda Blvd. The company said its longstanding relationship with lenders and S&Ls is behind the opening of the new site, its fifth office. About half of its work involves RTC- or bank-foreclosed real estate.
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November 15, 2007
Sperry Van Ness, a commercial real estate broker based in Irvine, bought JBM Realty Advisors Inc. and is opening offices in Chicago, Seattle and New York to boost the size of its deals. The acquisition of Tampa, Fla.-based JBM will allow Sperry to broker larger purchases, said Jerry Anderson, president of Sperry Van Ness International. Anderson declined to disclose the price paid for JBM.
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BUSINESS
July 18, 1990 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A large Palo Alto-based real estate brokerage with offices in Southern California has sued two former employees for $5 million, alleging that they "boldly and recklessly" pirated away its other employees after they started their own company three years ago. Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Brokerage Co.
BUSINESS
May 15, 2003 | Roger Vincent
Former business associates of Irvine-based commercial real estate brokerage Sperry Van Ness won a verdict of nearly $6 million against the company for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. Raffi Krikorian and other members of a limited partnership claimed that in 1994 Sperry Van Ness fraudulently induced them to enter into agreements that called for them to invest $300,000 and four years of effort to develop an Encino office for the company as a franchise.
BUSINESS
November 28, 1990 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sperry Van Ness, an Irvine commercial real estate brokerage, Tuesday filed a lawsuit against a Palo Alto-based brokerage over what the suit said were "thousands of acts of unfair competition." An official of the Palo Alto firm, Marcus & Millichap, said the company hadn't yet seen the suit, filed late Tuesday afternoon, and had no comment. The suit, filed in Orange County Superior Court here, is the latest chapter in a legal tussle between the two brokerages.
BUSINESS
May 15, 2003 | Roger Vincent
Former business associates of Irvine-based commercial real estate brokerage Sperry Van Ness won a verdict of nearly $6 million against the company for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. Raffi Krikorian and other members of a limited partnership claimed that in 1994 Sperry Van Ness fraudulently induced them to enter into agreements that called for them to invest $300,000 and four years of effort to develop an Encino office for the company as a franchise.
BUSINESS
August 28, 1992 | Susan Christian, Times staff writer
Super Sales: Sperry Van Ness' Jim Marino has had a good month. Within a two-week span, the Newport Beach broker arranged the sale of two shopping centers for a total of $7.8 million. Marino handled the sale of the 73,000-square-foot McKinley Freeway Center in Corona and the 40,000-square-foot Woodside Village Center in West Covina. Nor did Burton Young and John Kiley, also in the firm's Newport Beach office, have a bad month. They oversaw the $4.
BUSINESS
November 15, 2007
Sperry Van Ness, a commercial real estate broker based in Irvine, bought JBM Realty Advisors Inc. and is opening offices in Chicago, Seattle and New York to boost the size of its deals. The acquisition of Tampa, Fla.-based JBM will allow Sperry to broker larger purchases, said Jerry Anderson, president of Sperry Van Ness International. Anderson declined to disclose the price paid for JBM.
BUSINESS
March 9, 1993 | Ted Johnson / Times correspondent
Firm Opening Office: The real estate market may be in recession, but with the number of Resolution Trust Corp. transactions going on, at least there's volume. Sperry Van Ness, an investment real estate company in Newport Beach, is opening an office in Los Angeles at 1640 S. Sepulveda Blvd. The company said its longstanding relationship with lenders and S&Ls is behind the opening of the new site, its fifth office. About half of its work involves RTC- or bank-foreclosed real estate.
BUSINESS
August 28, 1992 | Susan Christian, Times staff writer
Super Sales: Sperry Van Ness' Jim Marino has had a good month. Within a two-week span, the Newport Beach broker arranged the sale of two shopping centers for a total of $7.8 million. Marino handled the sale of the 73,000-square-foot McKinley Freeway Center in Corona and the 40,000-square-foot Woodside Village Center in West Covina. Nor did Burton Young and John Kiley, also in the firm's Newport Beach office, have a bad month. They oversaw the $4.
BUSINESS
November 28, 1990 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sperry Van Ness, an Irvine commercial real estate brokerage, Tuesday filed a lawsuit against a Palo Alto-based brokerage over what the suit said were "thousands of acts of unfair competition." An official of the Palo Alto firm, Marcus & Millichap, said the company hadn't yet seen the suit, filed late Tuesday afternoon, and had no comment. The suit, filed in Orange County Superior Court here, is the latest chapter in a legal tussle between the two brokerages.
BUSINESS
July 18, 1990 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A large Palo Alto-based real estate brokerage with offices in Southern California has sued two former employees for $5 million, alleging that they "boldly and recklessly" pirated away its other employees after they started their own company three years ago. Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Brokerage Co.
BUSINESS
September 7, 1997
* Bill Halford has been named president of the Irvine Office Co., a division of the Irvine Co. He is the former vice president and general manager. Before joining the Irvine Co. in 1994, Halford was vice president of leasing and marketing for PM Realty Group's western division and a senior executive in charge of San Francisco operations for Transpacific Development Co. Steve Brahs has been appointed general manager of the Irvine Business Properties Co.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1993 | DEBORA VRANA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As they survey Orange County's commercial real estate market, where prices are at their lowest levels in years, tenants who have been leasing are wondering if the time might be right to buy. Increasingly, companies that plan to lease a substantial amount of new office space or to sign up for more space in a building where they already have operations are finding it makes good business sense to buy the property outright, local brokers say. A recent example is Sterling Casualty Insurance Co.'
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