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 Taylor Morrison Announces New Homes to San Juan Capistrano Project

Taylor Morrison has announced that it will bring 70 new attached homes to its latest San Juan Capistrano project.

Land/Projects 168 New Condos Coming to Dana Point

Dana Point is getting 168 new condominiums on Pacific Coast Highway.

Land/Projects Newport Beach Expected to Yank Banning Ranch Approvals this Week

The Newport Beach City Council is expected to vote to vacate all approvals for the Newport Banning Ranch project

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.

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 L.A. City Council approves development fee to raise money for affordable housing

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to impose a new fee on development to raise millions of dollars a year for affordable housing as the city copes with rising rents and surging homelessness.

Housing Market How San Diego’s Homebuilding Slump Compares to the Rest of SoCal

San Diego County is on track to build fewer homes than it did last year, said permit records released this week.

Housing Market California Housing Markets are Starting to Stall

According to data compiled by the California Association of Realtors, California’s housing markets are showing signs of stalling.

Housing Market Millennials Want to Own Homes Too, If U.S. Economy Would Consent

Kelsey Marshall and her boyfriend Chris Eidam, both 27 years old, call the home-buying process “terrifying.” But they’re clear about one thing: It beats the heck out of renting.

Homebuilders / Land Developers Century Communities Brings Next Generation Quality to Southern California

Century Communities expands its regional presence with the addition of two new communities in the Southern California market.

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.

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.