The Centennial Founders is a partnership of Tejon Ranch Company, Lewis Investment Company, Pardee Homes and Standard Pacific Homes.
- Tejon Ranch Company. Tejon Ranch Company has played a historic role in the development of California. The venerable ranch dates back to 1843 and encompasses over 270,000 acres. Its historic ranching and farming operations have been supplemented by the development of select portions of its vast ranch holdings. Tejon Ranch considers its principal asset its enlightened stewardship of the land. In fact, the company has long been known and respected for its responsible management of its lands. For more information, please visit www.tejonranch.com
- Pardee Homes. Based in Los Angeles since 1921, Pardee Homes has been creating master-plan communities in California and Nevada for 80 years. Their industry leadership demonstrates Pardee's ability to deliver a balanced community including apartments, single-family housing, business parks, schools, parks and shopping centers. Consistently ranked as one of the top five homebuilders in every market they serve, the company is also known as a leader in environmentally friendly buildings. Pardee's "Living Smart" program is designed to save energy, support indoor air quality, and use materials that conserve resources. These efforts recently garnered a 2002 Earth Award. For more information, please visit www.pardeehomes.com
- Lewis Investment Company. The Lewis name has long been associated with both community development and philanthropy across Southern California. Founded nearly half a century ago by Ralph and Goldy Lewis, today Lewis Investment Company is one of the nation's largest privately held land development companies, and is involved in the development of a dozen master-planned communities throughout California and Nevada as well as retail and office districts. Civic giving includes endowments to the center for Regional Policy Studies at UCLA and Lewis Hall at USC. For more information, please visit www.lewisop.com
- Standard Pacific Homes. Standard Pacific Homes creates neighborhoods and communities offering an exceptionally wide range of design and living flexibility. In 2001, Standard Pacific was ranked the number one homebuilder by market share in Southern California. Its divisions, operating in California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida and the Carolinas, have created homes for more than 50,000 families over the last three decades. "Forbes" magazine placed Standard Pacific on its Platinum 400 List of the best big companies in America. For more information, please visit www.standardpacifichomes.com