| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Plans to build offices and condominiums at Harbor Point hit a new snag Friday as federal and state regulators rejected the developer's plans for protecting the public from toxic contamination in the ground during construction at the former factory site....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Irvine builder TRI Pointe Homes plans to combine with Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Co. in a deal pegged at roughly $2.7 billion, giving the Orange County firm a nationwide stake in a recovering housing market.
The deal greatly expands TRI's footprint...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Are you finding that you need more space – that your closets are feeling cramped and your cupboard spaces seem smaller than ever? Maybe it's not more space that you need but less stuff cluttering up your life. Tiny Home Builders has taken the...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:05 AM
PLAINVILLE — Home builder Johnny Carrier savors the nail gun's staccato tap-tap as two workers finish piecing together two-by-fours at Samuel's Crossing near the Plainville-Farmington line.
Carpenters hoist up the wall frame for the colonial,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:17 PM
I have recently seen a flurry of articles about future development in Costa Mesa. Should the city allow changes that revitalize areas that may be ready for such change, even if that change negatively affects the quality of life of the neighboring...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:14 AM
President Obama on Wednesday will promise to speed up major construction projects by cutting federal red tape, part of his push to show he can make an impact without relying on Congress.
Obama plans to head to New York State's Tappan Zee Bridge, site of...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Pioneering O.C. Builder Edward “Ed” Akins dies at 88.
Premier Orange County homebuilder Ed Akins died Saturday, May 10th, 2014, in Newport Beach. Ed was a housing industry pioneer whose legacy of leadership, innovation, and product...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Fire damaged a mobile home near Aberdeen Friday evening.
The home, at Wright's Mobile Home Village in the 1100 block of Old Philadelphia Road, was reported on fire shortly after 5 p.m.
Initial emergency radio dispatches said the resident reported...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Work is underway on Metro @ Compton Senior Apartments, a $19.5-million housing community near several transit stops, including the light rail Metro Blue Line.
The project is being developed by Meta Housing Corp. of Los Angeles, which specializes in...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Southern California home building is stuck at historic lows, one of many factors conspiring against middle-class buyers in a recovery marked by high prices and low supply.
Despite explosive price gains last year, builders and their Wall Street...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Newport Beach home builder William Lyon Homes has a history almost as interesting as its founder and namesake.
William Lyon flew combat missions in the Korean War, commanded the Air Force Reserve and was chief executive and chairman of AirCal in the...