August 23, 1996 |
Counting on better days for Orange County's real estate market, home builders have agreed to pay hefty prices for a chance to build on coastal land in Huntington Beach once owned by Chevron Corp. After highly competitive bidding, Polygon Communities Inc. in Irvine and Taylor Woodrow Homes in Laguna Hills have signed letters of intent to buy some of the 500 housing lots for sale in the 450-acre master-planned Seacliff development.
April 10, 1996
* Michael Wentink has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer of Taylor Woodrow, a Laguna Hills home builder. He has been with the company since 1992 as chief financial officer. Before that, he was chief financial officer for Newport Pacific Group, a Newport Beach-based real estate conglomerate.
March 20, 1996
* Thomas Redwitz will join Taylor Woodrow Homes California Ltd. in Laguna Hills as a senior project manager today. He succeeds Adrian Foley, who left Taylor Woodrow in January to open a new division for another home builder. Redwitz will be responsible for all projects and development at Taylor Woodrow. He was formerly a vice president of development for the Irvine Co., where he worked from 1984 to 1987 and again since 1990.
February 26, 1996 |
Home builders as a rule tend to be more like flocks of sheep than maverick cattle when it comes to housing design. But Taylor Woodrow Homes California Ltd. has blazed its own trail in recent years, taking architectural risks to produce some of the most talked-about tract homes in Southern California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 1993
Your editorial "A Bargain at $9.6 Million" (July 6) misses the mark. It is important that the citizenry of Orange County have correct information regarding the building of our impressive new John Wayne Airport facility. The job was the largest public works project ever completed by our county. Taylor Woodrow California Construction Limited takes justifiable pride in its building of the new terminal, the upper roadway and the northwest parking structure. There is no question about the quality of the construction or the professional manner in which Taylor Woodrow completed the terminal, advancing significant funds to do so. Considering the circumstances under which the company was working, it was no small accomplishment to complete the task in the manner and in the time that it did. For the record, Taylor Woodrow and its subcontractors were paid approximately $74.3 million by the county for the building of the terminal.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 16, 1993 |
The three-year legal battle between Orange County and the company hired to build the John Wayne Airport terminal ended this week when county officials agreed to pay $9.6 million to settle more than a dozen lawsuits over that massive project. Supervisor Thomas F. Riley, for whom the terminal was named, claimed victory for the county, saying the settlement amounts to a little more than what the county still owed the builder, Taylor Woodrow California Construction Ltd.