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Santa Ana-based Worldwide Golf Enterprises Inc. acquired Edwin Watts Golf Shops LLC, a retailer in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. said in a federal filing that it added a seat to its board of directors and appointed a former Genzyme Corp. chief executive to the post, effective this past Friday.
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Other items of interest in the Orange County Business Journal
‘Quick Service-Plus’ Chain Back to Growth After 2 Years of Tweaks
El Pollo Loco Inc. Chief Executive Steve Sather meets with the chain’s management team every Monday from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
REAL ESTATE: Greenlaw stays as insurer’s partner, plans to move in
An office tower in the John Wayne Airport area of Irvine has changed hands in the latest deal by a national investor bullish on the local market’s potential for rent growth.
HEALTHCARE: Stem-cell pioneer sees potential for commercial OK
Orange County stem-cell pioneer Hans Keirstead has added another title to his repertoire as the company he now runs revs up its action.
Shea, Sares-Regis Shift With Market, Changing Tastes
There’s no such thing as a slam dunk or a straight shot when it comes to infill redevelopment projects.
Plans Represent Most Development There in Years
The one-time homes of churches, dietary supplement manufacturers, clean-energy companies, and a host of other office tenants in Irvine are on the fast track to being turned into apartment sites in the latest burst of development activity at the Irvine Business Complex.
The Orange County office market continued to make steady progress during the fourth quarter, despite some lingering headwinds.
The downward trend of Orange County industrial vacancy rates continued throughout the fourth quarter.
The Orange County retail market ended 2013 with improving market fundamentals as tenant demand and overall activity increased.
Pace Brisk, Though Many Go for Less Than Listings
The 10,652-square-foot lot at 11 Strand Beach Drive in Dana Point sold for $11.9 million on Dec. 13, a $2.4 million drop from its asking price a week earlier.
Snags Patent Win, Gets Early Valve Competition
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. demonstrated the adage of “what goes up must come down” this month.
11th-Hour Deal to Stay at Union Bank Square HQ
The Orange County Transportation Authority is staying in Orange, after all.
Removes It From Lineup After Two Years
It appears Irvine-based Vizio Inc. is changing its strategy regarding 3-D TVs.
Orange County employment grew by about 2.4% last year, boosted by December gains that helped push the unemployment rate down to 5.2% from 5.7% in November and 6.8% a year earlier.
Irvine-based Plaza Bank more than doubled its profit in 2013, rounding out the year with a boost in net income in the final quarter.
Venture capital funding for Orange County-based businesses rose 13% in 2013 despite a steep dropoff in the fourth quarter.
Irvine-based disk drive maker Western Digital Corp. on Wednesday reported December quarter earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations.
Santa Ana-based Worldwide Golf Enterprises Inc. has acquired Edwin Watts Golf Shops LLC, a retailer in Ft. Walton Beach that filed for bankruptcy late last year.
Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co. announced a roster of new appointments in portfolio management and business leadership positions in the wake of word that Mohamed El-Erian will step down as chief executive and co-chief investment officer.
Mohamed El-Erian is stepping down from his chief executive and co-chief investment officer roles at Pacific Investment Management Co.
Newport Beach-based private equity investor Windjammer Capital Investors has sold its stake in Automatic Bar Controls Inc. to Middleby Corp. on undisclosed terms.
Irvine-based healthcare software developer Kareo Inc. got $29.5 million in venture funding it said will go toward sales and marketing, among other areas, to help “accelerate growth.”