Housing & Development

Housing & Development

Hollywood’s Grande Dame Gets 10-Story Office Tower

News Conference to Announce Plans for Famed Pantages Theatre. Original plans approved by City of LA in 1929 are now set to be complete

CalBungalow.com Promotes Bungalow Architecture in Southern California

Realtor Steffie Hands launches CalBungalow.com to promote bungalow architecture and homes for sale in Southern California. Long Beach, Orange, Pomona, Pasadena, Santa Ana, and Whitter are among the cities with a rich heritage of bungalow and Craftsman style homes that are featured on CalBungalow.com.

Turner Construction Company Nears Topping Out on 555 Mission Street Project http://www.tcco.com

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company said today that the 555 Mission Street project will top out three weeks earlier than planned on Friday, December 7, marking completion of its vertical construction.

SB Architects Announces Three New Principals

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting the firm's growth and expanding horizons, SB Architects is pleased to announce the addition of three new principals to the practice. Based in the firm's San Francisco office, Bruce Wright, AIA, Thomas Sprinkle, AIA and Mark Sopp, LEED AP embody the vision and dedication that have driven the firm's tremendous success and growth in recent years.

Capital Properties Unveils Plans for San Francisco’s Rincon Residential Towers

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based Capital Properties has announced development plans for its recent purchase of the Rincon Residential Towers, citing renovations, new upscale amenities, and plans for converting a portion of the project into a new flexible living luxury rental concept.

The Abbey Company Breaks Ground on a Billion Dollars

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- When the shovel hits the dirt at 265 North El Cielo in Palm Springs on November 29th, The Abbey Company hits two milestones: breaking ground on their first ground-up construction office building in Palm Springs; and announcing gross commercial asset value of over one billion dollars in California

Washington Group International to Provide Professional Services on Major California Real Estate Development

BOISE, Idaho, and ONTARIO, Calif. (July 19, 2007) -- Washington Group International (NYSE: WNG) announced today it has been awarded a contract by the City of Ontario (Calif.) to provide professional services for infrastructure facilities in one of the largest infill real estate developments west of the Mississippi River.

Kennedy Wilson Multifamily Sells Four California Apartment Communities in 30 Days

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (November 19, 2007) – Taking advantage of the strong California apartment markets, Kennedy Wilson Multifamily Management Group (KW Multifamily), a leading West Coast apartment investor, has sold four of its California rental properties in the last 30 days for a total of approximately $147,000,000.

AMB Property Corporation(R) to Present at NAREIT’s Annual Convention

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMB Property Corporation(R) (NYSE: AMB), a leading developer and owner of industrial real estate, today announced that Hamid R. Moghadam, the company's chairman and CEO, is scheduled to make an appearance at the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trust's Annual Convention being held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Californians Start Rebuilding Their Spirits and Their Homes

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Californians who have been struck by the tragedies of the wildfires have many resources online to use when they are ready to begin rebuilding their homes and their lives. In addition to searching Google, homeowners can also visit an online referral service such as CalFinder or All Around the Home

Kennedy Wilson Auctions and Sells 56 Homes in Los Banos and Manteca, California

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennedy Wilson Auction Group, a division of the national real estate services and investment firm Kennedy Wilson, conducted an inventory closeout auction of Paseo West, a community of one- and two-story single-family homes ranging up to 3,310 square feet in Manteca, Calif.

Triyar Hospitality and Warburg Pincus Launch Joint Venture Targeting Select Service Hotel Development

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Triyar Hospitality announced today that it has launched its first $160 million joint venture with Warburg Pincus Real Estate I, L.P. to acquire and develop select-service hotels in the Western and Southwestern United States.

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Royce Pushes for Better Flood Risk Mitigation and Transparency

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned expert witnesses about his proposal to help local communities mitigate flood risk and ways to increase transparency in flood insurance coverage for homeowners during a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing entitled “Flood Insurance Reform: A Community Perspective."

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Northern California Real Estate Investor Sentenced for Rigging Bids at Public...

A Northern California real estate investor was sentenced yesterday for his role in a conspiracy to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern California, the Department of Justice announced.