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Over the course of his 30-year career, Michael Anderson has worked in the residential development industry in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Southern California. He has acquired residential land in excess of $300M for both land development and homebuilding entities and has overseen the construction of approximately 2500 homes. Currently, in semi-retirement, and based out of Newport Beach, CA, Michael continues to invest in and stay abreast of the land markets.

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SunCal Secures Entitlements for New Lots in Fillmore

SunCal receives approval for an amended tract map for 146 detached homes in the City of Fillmore in supply-constrained Ventura County. Unit count, location and product type would seem to

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The Maximizing Impact of Small Lot Typology

One of the most talked about trends this housing cycle has been Los Angeles’ small lot ordinance single-family housing typology. For those in the land business, anybody with exposure to

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Are High Prices Killing Sales?

Anybody in the trenches of the housing market can attest to 2014 being a lackluster year across Southern California with limited exceptions. This article in LA Curbed talks about the

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Deal Catapults Irvine Builder into Ranks of Nation’s Largest Builders

From start-up to behemoth, in five short years Irvine-based TRI Pointe homes catapults itself into the ranks of the nation’s largest builders (by unit closing volume) through its $2.8B merger

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The Risks of Owning Land

The most alternative of asset classes, land provides opportunities to earn multiples on investment but can also become a completely illiquid anchor – sinking companies who hold too much of

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Tricon Capital Group Invests 142.5M in Arantine Hills

While the Inland Empire has taken a relative breather in terms of land activity in 2014, experienced, sophisticated players seemingly remain bullish on the long-term (if not the immediate-term) prospects

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San Diego County: Land Shortage

According to the San Diego Association of Governments, the pace of residential building permits in San Diego County over the last five years is about half of what the region