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Former Hells Angels President Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison in Multi-Million-Dollar...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - January 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Raymond Foakes, 48, of Rohnert Park, California, was sentenced yesterday to 70 months in prison and ordered to pay $1,085,000 in restitution for his role in a multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud scheme, United States Attorney MELINDA HAAG announced.
Torrance, CA - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In a move that will have a major impact to its office brokerage presence, Lee & Associates NYC has hired two of New York’s highly respected industry veterans Howard Rosen and John Cannon. The two brokers, who had been repeatedly recognized as top national and regional producers at their former firm, Grubb & Ellis NY, and are members of the President’s Council and repeat recipients of G&E Circle of Excellence Awards, come to Lee with more than 50 years of combined office broker experience.
SAN DIEGO, CA - January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Voit Real Estate Services’ San Diego office has completed the $2.375 million sale of a 12,292 square-foot office property located at 11610 Iberia Place in San Diego, Calif. This Class B, two-story office building was built in 1980 and has undergone extensive renovation, according to Brian Mulvaney, SIOR, CCIM in Voit’s San Diego Office.
SACRAMENTO, CA - January 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Voit Real Estate Services has successfully completed the $6.6 million sale of the Mammoth Professional Building, a 94,267 square-foot office property located at 5701 Lonetree in Rocklin, Calif. This executive-class office building was built in 2009 and has 78 office suites with upgraded finishes that will accommodate small or large business tenants, according to Dan Vittone, Senior Vice President in Voit’s Irvine office.
San Francisco, CA - December 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded San Francisco $18.9 million in HUD’s Continuum of Care grants to fund a wide variety of programs from street outreach programs and support services programs to transitional and permanent housing for individuals, youth, and families experiencing homelessness. The HUD Continuum of Care grants are awarded competitively to local programs to meet the needs of their homeless clients. This year, 51 San Francisco-based organizations and programs received grant awards.
INLAND EMPIRE, CA - December 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Voit Real Estate Services’ San Diego office has successfully directed the $8.5 million acquisition of Margarita Center, a 60,390 square-foot retail property located at 39520-40 Murrieta Hot Springs Road in Murrieta, Calif. This neighborhood shopping center is anchored by Fresh & Easy, and has eight retail suites ranging from 1,300 square feet to 10,700 square feet.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA - December 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- From rental restrictions to electric vehicles and electronic meeting notices, Californians living in homeowners associations will see several new laws governing their communities starting January 1. According to the California Association of Community Managers, one out of every three Californians lives in a homeowners association.
The South Coast Villas Homeowners Association Selects Merit for Condominium Property Management Services in...
Orange County, CA - December 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The South Coast Villas Homeowners Association has selected Merit Property Management, a FirstService Residential Management company, to manage 304 condominium units in Santa Ana, CA. Merit is assisting the community with all its HOA property management needs.
Washington, DC - November 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Waters (CA), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises,...
TUSTIN, CA - November 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Present Value Properties, Inc., a full service retail real estate brokerage, and consulting firm headquartered in Tustin, Calif., announced today that it has represented Menchie's in six lease transactions. Sharon Courtway, SCLS, Vice President, Bernie Labowitz, Senior Vice President, and Greg Fisher, President of Present Value Properties, represented the self-serve frozen yogurt franchisee. Menchie's has over 100 locations open in the US and 50 under construction. Present Value Properties is Menchie's exclusive real estate representative in Southern California.
San Francisco, CA - November 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Bank today announced the results of the 2011 election for one nonmember independent director position, one California member director position, and one Nevada member director position on its Board of Directors.
Orange County, CA - November 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Donna Puzifera has won the coveted award for best interior design from Home Aid Orange County’s Project Playhouse’s 20th annual event. The top honors came after a weeklong vote. Playhouse Village was on display at the Irvine Spectrum for five weeks in Irvine Spectrum Center October 9th Thru Sunday, November 6th. Each year the event culminates with the live auction of the playhouse creations.
Urban Housing Communities Celebrates Grand Opening of City’s First Affordable Apartments Targeting Families in...
IRVINE CA - October 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning announces that The Crossings at Big Bear Lake celebrated its grand opening today. Developed by Urban Housing Communities LLC (UHC), a leading developer of quality multifamily residential projects, The Crossings at Big Bear Lake is a $17 million affordable housing community for families earning between 30 percent and 60 percent of the area median income and was developed in collaboration with the City of Big Bear Lake’s Improvement Agency, Bank of America, and the project's designer, KTGY Group. The new eco-friendly community provides high-quality workforce housing and offers 42 thoughtfully-planned apartment homes ranging in size from two- to three-bedroom units. Rent ranges from $377 to $950 per month, based on family size and income level.
Barbara Lee, California Democratic Congressional Delegation Call on President Obama to Act on Housing
>Washington, D.C. - October 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) and Members of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation sent a letter to President Obama urging him to act immediately to address our country’s troubled housing market. Specifically, the letter calls on President Obama to:
Los Angeles Welcomes Green Affordable Senior Housing; Grand Opening of KTGY-designed Dana Strand Senior...
LOS ANGELES, CA - October 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Los Angeles celebrated the grand opening of Dana Strand Senior Apartments, a development by ROEM Corporation and La Cienega LOMOD, Inc., in collaboration with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA). The grand opening celebration was held on October 6, 2011, at 410 North Hawaiian Avenue, Los Angeles 90744, and represents the third phase of the redevelopment of Dana Strand Village, the former public housing site.
LOS ANGELES, CA - October 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- An Eagle Rock resident who worked as an inspector for the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety was sentenced this afternoon to 18 months in federal prison for taking thousands of dollars in bribes.
SACRAMENTO, CA - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Sept. 28, 2011, charging Valeri Mysin, 31, of Citrus Heights, Calif.; Angela Shavlovsky, 52, of Sacramento, Calif.; Nikolay Katinskiy, 28, of Lynwood, Wash.; Michael Kennedy, 44, of Miami Beach, Fla.; Alexander Kokhanets, 34, of Roseville, Calif.; Boris Murzak, 38, and Zinaida Murzak, 40, both of Sacramento; and Vitaliy Tuzman, 31, of West Sacramento, Calif., with conspiracy to commit mail fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme involving the purchase of seven homes. Katinsky and Kennedy were also charged with money laundering in connection with the scheme, announced U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California Benjamin B. Wagner. Shavlovsky, Katinskiy, and Kennedy were arrested by FBI agents yesterday afternoon, and Kokhanets, Boris Murzak, and Zinaida Murzak were issued a summons. They are expected to be arraigned before the U.S. Magistrate judge today at 2:00 p.m.
TUSTIN, CA - September 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Coreland Companies of Tustin, Calif., one of the largest real estate service companies based in California, announced today it has brokered 5 transactions in Orange and Riverside counties for a total consideration of more than $6 million.
LOS ANGELES, CA - September 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- California pending home sales climbed in August from both the previous month and year, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported today. The year-to-year increase was the highest level since July 2009.