September 29, 1992
In one of the largest real estate offerings in Ventura County history, 25 buildings and 87 undeveloped acres in Oxnard's Channel Islands Business Center have been placed on the market at an asking price of $29.5 million. Some offers have already been made for all or part of the package, which occupies more than half the space in a sprawling development launched in the mid-1980s by Told Corp. The properties for sale are now owned by a unit of Wells Fargo Bank.
June 16, 1998 |
David Rumfelt's chief priority as the new president of TOLD Corp. is pretty straightforward--continue changing the direction of the business. Since the Camarillo-based company was founded in 1973, it has been a leading developer of commercial properties in Ventura County and in portions of the Midwest. But more recently, company officials decided that what was a sound business strategy for a quarter of a century, may not be appropriate for the next one.
August 24, 1989 |
Some people look at the Conejo Grade and see an "Iron Curtain" that separates east Ventura County from the west. Others see a 700-foot hump that they ascend daily with little problem and less pondering. Still others say the hill once divided cowboys from suburban slickers, but its psychological importance is crumbling as residents on both sides grapple with countywide problems such as traffic, smog and crime.
November 16, 1986
TOLD Corp., Newbury Park, one of the nation's top 60 industrial and commercial real estate developers, has formed the TOLD Development Co., resulting from a merger with Meridian Properties. The new operation will be headed by Ralph B. Robinson, president of the Minneapolis-based firm being amalgamated into the TOLD family of companies. The first major project for TOLD Development Co. will be the Crossroads Corporate Center, a $30-million industrial and office complex in Brookfield, Wis.