Irvine-based Montage International’s luxe resort unit, Montage Hotels & Resorts, is the 14th-best resort brand in the world, according to readers of Travel & Leisure magazine.
Longtime restaurateur—Cheesecake Factory, Mimi’s—heads burger chain … current role 10 years; IPO 2014 at top of fast-casual craze … $300M market cap … $153M revenue, up from $89M 2015 … $5M net, up from 2015 loss
REAL ESTATE: Backer of 9-story project has colorful history
A nine-story development featuring a boutique hotel and nearly 167,000 square feet of office space has been proposed for a vacant site on Jamboree Road in the John Wayne Airport area of Irvine, one of the largest commercial projects put forth there in recent years.
Bill O’Connell married a hometown girl from the Midwest but had to take a job near Disneyland to do it.
While the region’s food scene has never been more vibrant, it’s been a tough year for lovers of great food writing in the Southland.
ECONOMY: Centerpiece of Sept. 17 Special Report
Is your company growing fast?
Clients Tap Them For Targeted Ad Campaigns
Orange County’s biggest public relations firms added more desks in the 12 months ended July 31.
Deepens Relationship With Vehicle Sales Page
Fountain Valley-based automaker Hyundai Motors North America launched a digital showroom last month in partnership with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc., making it the first manufacturer to have a dedicated web page under Amazon Vehicles.
Subsidiary Launches Behavioral Health Program
With the number of Americans 65 and older projected to outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history by 2030—census estimates show all baby boomers will be older than 65 then, expanding the size of the older population to 78 million—healthy aging is ever more important.
$36.6M for 30-Unit Waterfront Project
An 11-acre waterfront site in Seal Beach whose fate has been in limbo for well over a decade has new ownership that plans a high-end housing project on part of the property.
President, GC, CFO Fall In Post-Proxy Fight Redo
In less than two months, activist investors Sidus Investment Management LLC and BLR Partners LP have completely overhauled the board at Newport Beach-based patent licensing and technology investment firm Acacia Research Corp. and pushed out its management team.
• Cloud-based platform ZOTT joined with AT&T to give hospital patients access to DirecTV for Business through ZOTT’s content platform.
Eisner Son Now OCer; OC500 Couple Moves
A moving van was already headed to pick up Western National Group Chief Executive Michael Hayde and his wife and Western National Property Management President Laura Khouri before they sold their former home a few doors down.
Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments
Brea Metro LLC sold an office building to Miller Brothers Eureka Road One LLC for $8.7 million, or $202 per square foot.
Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 41, No. 33
Costa Mesa-based Orange Coast Auto Group acquired South Coast Acura in Costa Mesa for an undisclosed sum.
We launched a Draft Nitro program in late 2017 that features full draft beer and nitro coffee programs for groups.
DMO Hiring; Great Park Supports Athletic Events
Destination Irvine and area hotels are courting more sports-related meetings and events as facilities at the city’s Great Park continue to open.