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REAL ESTATE: Old warehouse would hold one of a few planned
Add Great Park Neighborhoods in Irvine to the growing list of areas across Orange County looking to add a hip food hall to their developments instead of a more traditional retail center.
City Officials Say 40K SF Planned for New Campus
Comments by Costa Mesa city officials suggest that skate shoe and apparel company Vans Corp. is looking to build a sizeable expansion to the company’s planned new headquarters in the city.
Asics America Corp. in Irvine said it ended its retail operating agreement with Windsor Financial Group LLC and that it anticipates the former licensee will shutter its 13 stores in response, including the Fashion Island location in Newport Beach.
MARKETING: Takes GM’s spot in sponsorship lineup
Hyundai Motor America Inc.’s new status as the automotive sponsor of the National Football League—a deal that came at an estimated cost of $50 million a year—could be the ticket to getting the Fountain Valley-based automaker back on pace with the market.
Swimwear Company Her Parents Started Best Fit for Vogel
Raj Manufacturing LLC co-President Lisa Vogel was recently at the pool with her 11-year-old son, Vaughn, when he lobbed a question.
For 5 Days, Surf Ad Took Over Parent’s Home Page
Summer’s here, and Nike Inc. made sure everyone is aware of boardshorts made by its subsidiary, Hurley International LLC.
Two of the four Orange County-based automakers beat the national sales pace for new vehicles in June, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
Avanti Restaurant Solutions said it moved its corporate headquarters from Sacramento to Costa Mesa.
Lake Forest-based Del Taco Holdings Inc. will be acquired and become a public company today, after shareholders in Chicago-based Levy Acquisition Corp. voted in favor of Levy’s acquisition of the Mexican-style fast food chain.
Hyundai Motor America Inc. in Fountain Valley said it has become an official automotive sponsor of the National Football League.
Aliso Viejo-based Johnny Rockets said Warsaw-based HDS Polska Group plans to open 10 Johnny Rockets over the next 10 years in Poland.
A Dubai-based private equity firm bought 14 Johnny Rockets franchised restaurants in the United Arab Emirates from the franchisee group that runs them.
Quiksilver Inc. said it’s taking a new global creative direction that “echoes the fertile environment of Quiksilver and the surf community in the 70s and 80s.”
Irvine-based Juice It Up said Albuquerque franchisee It Takes Two LLC plans to add two locations in New Mexico.
Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp.’s parent company plans to sell franchise rights in parts of India to three private equity firms, a news report in that country said.