Deals CalSTRS Forms New US Housing JV

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System has formed a joint venture with New York-based private equity real estate firm GTIS Partners to initially invest $204 million in homebuilding and residential lot development across the US.

Homebuilders / Land Developers Lennar to Buy CalAtlantic

A $5.7 billion deal would create the nation’s No. 1 builder by revenue, and challenge D.R. Horton from the current recovery to the next.

Deals Landsea Homes Plans Newport Beach Townhomes

Landsea Homes, the U.S. arm of China-based Landsea Group, has acquired 1.2 acres adjacent to Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach.

Deals Lennar Acquires 19 Acres in Fontana, CA

Lennar Homes has acquired a site entitled for 102 single-family lots in Fontana, Ca. from the Goodman Family, a southern California developer.

Land/Projects CalAtlantic Homes Debuts The Only Age-Exclusive Community In North Irvine

CalAtlantic Homes, one of the nation’s largest homebuilders, today announced the Grand Opening of Travata at Cypress Village

Land/Projects Foremost Companies Announces Grand Opening of Two All-Age Neighborhoods in Temescal Valley

Foremost Companies has announced the grand opening of its first two all-age neighborhoods at Terramor, a new unique multi-generational master-planned community.

Land/Projects Burbank Denies MLC Holdings’s Preapplication to Submit its Housing Project

Burbank council members voted 3-2 to deny MLC Holdings, Inc. its preapplication request to submit a proposal to build 34 single-family homes on a 4.7-acre plot at 814 S. Mariposa St.

Land/Projects Harvest at Limoneira Breaks Ground

Limoneira Company announced that its Harvest at Limoneira project broke ground on Wednesday, November 8th following a decade of hard work and dedicated planning.

Homebuilders / Land Developers KB Home to Cut C.E.O.’s Bonus After His Rant Against Kathy Griffin

Jeffrey Mezger, chief executive of the homebuilder KB Home, will take a 25 percent cut to his year-end bonus as a result of his sexist and homophobic outburst against his neighbor, the comedian Kathy Griffin, the company said Thursday.

People Woodside Homes Welcomes Chris Chambers as President of the Southern California Division

Woodside Homes, a top 30 homebuilder in the US, announced Chris Chambers as the new President of the Southern California Division.

People Intracorp Cos. Adds SoCal President

Los Angeles—Intracorp Cos. has appointed Brad Perozzi as president in

People Warmington Residential Names New Presidents in Two Homebuilding Divisions

Warmington Residential has announced new Presidents in its two California

Housing Market U.S. Home Construction Reaches Strongest Pace in a Year, But Falls in the West

Construction of new homes in the United States climbed 13.7% in October, the biggest jump in a year, as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses.

Housing Market Millennial Home Buyers Send a Chill Through Rental Markets

Rising home-ownership is adding to the jitters in the residential rental market.

Housing Market The GOP Tax Plan Has The Real Estate Industry In Panic

Two powerful trade associations slammed the GOP’s tax plan on Thursday, saying the reduction of a key benefit for homeowners could hurt the market.

Housing Market California Housing Affordability at 10-Year Low

Only 28% of home buyers can meet requirements for a median-priced single-family home.

Homebuilders / Land Developers The New Home Company Named Fastest Growing Public Company in Orange County

The New Home Company has been named the Fastest Growing Public Company in Orange County on a list published by the Orange County Business Journal.

Homebuilders / Land Developers Lennar Makes Deal for CalAtlantic as Home Builders Face Challenges

Two of the nation’s biggest residential-construction companies are merging in hopes that their combined heft will help them counter those forces.

Deals Lennar to Buy CalAtlantic

A $5.7 billion deal would create the nation’s No. 1 builder by revenue, and challenge D.R. Horton from the current recovery to the next.

Land/Projects 543 new homes in Lake Forest: The builder’s story

Meet the chief of Landsea Homes, making its first mark in local homebuilding in the rugged foothills of Lake Forest.

Homebuilders / Land Developers Big Builder, Little Builder…Who’s Got The Edge?

The squeeze on smaller builders these days comes in many forms, from all directions.

People KB Home to Cut C.E.O.’s Bonus After His Rant Against Kathy Griffin

Jeffrey Mezger, chief executive of the homebuilder KB Home, will take a 25 percent cut to his year-end bonus as a result of his sexist and homophobic outburst against his neighbor, the comedian Kathy Griffin, the company said Thursday.

Homebuilders / Land Developers Benchmark Communities Brand Will Transition to Century Communities.

Communities, Inc., Greenwood Village, Col. (NYSE: “CCS”) Friday announced it has completed its previously announced merger with UCP, Inc. (NYSE: “UCP”).

Homebuilders / Land Developers Landmark Obtains Financing For Second RC Hobbs Community

Landmark Capital Advisors, Newport Beach, on Tuesday announced a successful