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Arizona builder to take over stalled luxury San Clemente development
Arizona builder to take over stalled luxury San Clemente development

Arizona home builder Taylor Morrison Home Corp. has agreed to purchase a swath of coastal Orange County land, kick starting a long-stalled development that fell victim to the recession. The builder, in a deal announced late Tuesday, said it would buy nearly 200 acres in San Clemente and start construction next year. The 308-home Marblehead development has been in the works for decades. It faced stiff opposition from environmental groups, which sought to save one of the last open spaces along the Southern California coast. “Marblehead is a truly unique site,” Taylor Morrison Chief Executive Sheryl Palmer said in a statement. “It presents a tremendous...

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