PHOTO: The Chinese Move In

Works grad land south of Glenn Ranch Road near Saddleback Ranch Road in Trabuco Canyon as seen from the Foothill Transportation Corridor (SR-241) on Wednesday. Lands Holdings Corporation recently purchased Portola Center South, a 569-home housing development in Portola Hills. The company is the newest homebuilding firm to locate into Orange County, moving its headquarters to Irvine last January. Landsea is a wholly owned subsidiary of a top 100 homebuilding firm in China, which is diversifying its holdings by expanding into the U.S. market.

Works grad land south of Glenn Ranch Road near Saddleback Ranch Road in Trabuco Canyon as seen from the Foothill Transportation Corridor (SR-241) on Wednesday. Lands Holdings Corporation recently purchased Portola Center South, a 569-home housing development in Portola Hills. The company is the newest homebuilding firm to locate into Orange County, moving its headquarters to Irvine last January. Landsea is a wholly owned subsidiary of a top 100 homebuilding firm in China, which is diversifying its holdings by expanding into the U.S. market.