Torrance, CA - April 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate providers, welcomes Richard Murdock, SIOR, CCIM to its San Diego-UTC office as principal. Previously a senior vice president with Grubb & Ellis, Murdock specializes in office, investment properties and industrial sales and leasing in the San Diego area.
Torrance, CA - April 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Joan Frei, senior vice president and director of business development for Nadel Architects, has been promoted to state program chairperson for the Southern California chapter of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Frei will manage the overall annual calendar for the region, coordinating with local program and next generation chairs, as well as assisting with the development of new regional programs.
Torrance, CA - March 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate providers, has hired Kathryn Tong as an senior associate to the Ontario office. With more than eight years experience in industrial, land and multi-family real estate, the Hong Kong native has added an extensive knowledge of the Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire markets to her international resume.
Torrance, CA - March 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- HGA Architects and Engineers (HGA) has hired Kenneth E. Bishop as associate vice president and senior construction administrator for the Healthcare Practice Group in the San Francisco office.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA - March 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seventeen top community association professionals from around the state have been elected to the 2012 board of directors for the California Association of Community Managers (CACMSM). Charged with establishing and overseeing the statewide association’s programs and policies, the board upholds CACM’s code of ethics and standards of practice. The group also serves as an advisory body for CACM’s educational and certification program for community managers.
Torrance, CA - January 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Industry Speaks™, the web-based application that allows architecture, engineering and construction/construction management firms to search nationally for technical and administrative consultants who specialize in similar industries, has selected Green Owl Studio and its principal Catherine Minervini to serve as consulting advisor for its communications and social media program.
Torrance, CA - November 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The University of Southern California Ross Minority Program in Real Estate, a comprehensive continuing education program that trains real estate leaders in traditionally underserved communities, has appointed a new head of day-to-day operations.
LOS ANGELES, CA - October 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The University of Southern California Ross Minority Program in Real Estate, a professional training program that teaches real estate fundamentals to individuals interested in creating positive change in emerging communities, is accepting applications for its winter session, which begins Jan. 19.
Los Angeles, CA - October 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Construction has begun on HGA Architects and Engineers’ redesign of Los Angeles City College’s Clausen Hall, a 60,000-square-foot facility for the school’s music department at the 78-year-old Los Angeles campus. HGA’s $13 million modernization and systems upgrade will expand the college’s popular music department with a renovated recital hall and new lecture hall while creating a visually striking entrance to the campus. The project, due for a 2012 completion, is an example of HGA’s continuing core expertise in designing visual and performing arts facilities.
San Francisco, CA - October 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Dave Alpert, a principal of HGA Architects and Engineers’ San Francisco office, will receive the Volunteer of the Year Award given by Golden Gate University (GGU), of which he is an alumnus (MBA ’00). Alpert will receive his honor — given to those who achieve excellence in their chosen field and have made a difference in their community — at a luncheon Oct. 26 at the Four Seasons hotel in San Francisco.
Ontario, CA - August 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of its initiative to support small businesses, premier builder C.W. Driver has entered into an SBA (Small Business Administration) mentor-protégé agreement with Hubzone, an Inland Empire-based contractor. It is the first such partnership for C.W. Driver, which will use the union to pursue projects in the federal/military sector while supporting Hubzone in areas such as marketing and management.
OXNARD, CA - July 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura, Inc. Principals John Ochoa, SIOR, and Grant Harris and Vice President David Kim transacted a 15,510-square-foot office lease that will bring the first Laurus College campus to Ventura County.
IRVINE, CA - July 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Award-winning KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, is pleased to announce that it is providing architectural design services for a new, mixed-use, 183,000-square-foot graduate student housing project to be developed by Hanover Pacific, LLC, in downtown Pomona, Calif., adjacent to the campus of Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU), a private, non-profit graduate school for health professions.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA - July 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The California Association of Community Managers (CACMSM) will celebrate its 20th anniversary at this year’s Statewide Expo & Conference at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim on July 28-July 29.
Torrance, CA - May 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Over the years, Los Angeles notables such as Gene Autry, Mayor Tom Bradley, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Pete Carroll, Councilwoman Jan Perry and Frank Gehry, have been honored by the Los Angeles Headquarters Association (LAHQ) for shaping the city’s economic success and quality of life.
Riverside, CA - May 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- At a time when businesses are seeking a location with a competitive advantage, a number of companies have found the best choice is Riverside, California. The activity has created a dramatic turnaround in the City’s industrial market. Businesses have discovered that the cost savings realized through the City’s municipally-owned utility, a highly-skilled local labor force, and pro-business attitude can make a real difference in their bottom line. Newdevelopment and expansion activity driven by high-tech plastics recycling, food manufacturing, and plastic injection molding, among others has taken down close to 1 million square feet of space in the City and created more than 800 new jobs for the region.
Laguna Hills, CA - April 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- To become a real estate agent in the state of California, you have to earn your real estate license first. There are a number of requirements that must be completed before you can take the examination to earn that license and some criteria that you must meet
Los Angeles, CA - February 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Los Angeles County NeighborWorks® Center for Foreclosure Solutions and The Long Beach Housing Development Company have partnered to help Long Beach residents become better informed about the foreclosure process and prevent foreclosure in 2011. In the last two years, families in Los Angeles County lost their home to foreclosure every 15 to 18 minutes. Dataquick Information Systems reports 26,703 Los Angeles County families lost their home to foreclosure in 2010. High unemployment rates have weakened homeowners’ ability to stay current on their mortgage loans. In addition, an increase in foreclosures is likely to occur in 2011 when $300 billion worth of adjustable rate mortgages are expected to reset upward.
LOS ANGELES, CA - December 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Villaraigosa joined a news conference call with fellow US Conference of Mayor (USCM) counterparts to discuss the issues of hunger and homelessness in the United States. These issues remain major challenges in U.S. cities according to a USCM report on the status of Hunger and Homelessness in 27 cities in America (listed below) that was released today by the U.S. Conference of Mayors
Sacramento, CA - December 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERIT Property Management, a leading provider of professional community association and rental management services, announces that MERIT Community Manager Paula Lial, MERIT Community Manager John Dannon and MERIT Volunteer Board Member Mike Pettis were presented with awards from the California North Chapter of the Community Association Institute (CAI) for their hard work and dedication to the communities they serve