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December 15, 1992 | JACK SEARLES
A unit of Wells Fargo Bank has signed preliminary agreements to sell 18 of the 25 buildings that the bank took over in TOLD Corp.'s sprawling Channel Islands Business Center in Oxnard. A group of developers and investors agreed last week to purchase 12 of the buildings on Pacific Avenue near Pacific Coast Highway, said Paul Farry of TOLD Partners. His brokerage represents Wells Fargo's wholly owned subsidiary, ATC Realty Sixteen, in marketing the properties.
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BUSINESS
December 15, 1992 | JACK SEARLES
A unit of Wells Fargo Bank has signed preliminary agreements to sell 18 of the 25 buildings that the bank took over in TOLD Corp.'s sprawling Channel Islands Business Center in Oxnard. A group of developers and investors agreed last week to purchase 12 of the buildings on Pacific Avenue near Pacific Coast Highway, said Paul Farry of TOLD Partners. His brokerage represents Wells Fargo's wholly owned subsidiary, ATC Realty Sixteen, in marketing the properties.
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BUSINESS
November 10, 1992 | JACK SEARLES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For two decades no one enjoyed the real estate boom in Ventura County more than John B. (Jack) Gilbert, head of TOLD Corp. In 1985, when TOLD opened the 56-building Channel Islands Business Center in Oxnard, it was to be the crown jewel of Gilbert's commercial real estate empire. TOLD had become the biggest developer of industrial buildings in Ventura County, and as the area grew, so did Gilbert's fortune.
BUSINESS
November 10, 1992 | JACK SEARLES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For two decades no one enjoyed the real estate boom in Ventura County more than John B. (Jack) Gilbert, head of TOLD Corp. In 1985, when TOLD opened the 56-building Channel Islands Business Center in Oxnard, it was to be the crown jewel of Gilbert's commercial real estate empire. TOLD had become the biggest developer of industrial buildings in Ventura County, and as the area grew, so did Gilbert's fortune.
BUSINESS
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.
REAL ESTATE
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.
BUSINESS
August 11, 1992 | JACK SEARLES
Aquatronics, a pet supply firm specializing in fish pharmaceuticals, has purchased a 25,000-square-foot building in Oxnard's Channel Islands Business Center. The company is moving there from a nearby leased location. Told Partners Inc. in Ventura represented the buyers, Peter and Gayle Escobal, and the seller, Told Corp., in the transaction. The price was not disclosed. Channel Islands Business Center, a Told Corp. development that opened in 1985, is now owned by Wells Fargo Bank.
BUSINESS
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.
BUSINESS
October 24, 1995 | JACK SEARLES
Weldlogic Inc., a welding equipment manufacturer, is moving from Chatsworth to a 20,000-square-foot building on Azurite Circle in Newbury Park. The company expects to move into its new headquarters in December, according to CB Commercial Real Estate Group in Ventura, which negotiated a five-year lease on behalf of the building's owner, TOLD Corp.
BUSINESS
September 1, 1992 | JACK SEARLES
Aquaria Inc., a Simi Valley manufacturer of accessories for home aquariums, will move to Moorpark by the end of the year. The new 86,000-square-foot headquarters in the Moorpark Business Park on Condor Drive is 20% larger than the company's current location on Agate Court. Aquaria bought the building, formerly occupied by Micom Communications Corp., from Told Corp. through the Ventura and Woodland Hills offices of the Told Partners brokerage. The purchase price was $3.8 million.
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