Friday, December 16, 2005

MercuryNews.com | 12/07/2005 | PeopleSoft founder scales back plan for mammoth mansion

MercuryNews.com | 12/07/2005 | PeopleSoft founder scales back plan for mammoth mansion: "Bowing to pressure from his would-be neighbors, high-tech billionaire David Duffield has backed off plans to build a home that would have been larger than the Hearst Castle.He has instead settled on a more modest, 17,000-square-foot mansion.Duffield, who made his $1.1 billion fortune as founder of business software maker PeopleSoft Inc., had planned to build a 72,000-square-foot residence, considerably larger than the Hearst Castle, a monument to the extravagance of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, which encompasses 60,645 square feet."
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