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Olen’s Rental Push Takes Flight in Phoenix Suburbs

Growth in Mesa, Gilbert Likened to Prior OC EraOlen Properties’ recent push into Phoenix’ apartment market has now topped the $100 million mark, and the Newport Beach-based developer plans more deals in some of the city’s fastest-growing suburbs.

By Mark Mueller July 20, 2015 midnight   $$ Share
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Anna’s Linens Postpones Part of Auction

Anna’s Linens Inc. in Costa Mesa has postponed the auction of its intellectual property, according to documents filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California in Santa Ana.

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Corinthian BK Approved

Corinthian Colleges Inc.’s bankruptcy plan was approved by a bankruptcy judge, the Wall Street Journal said.

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Stearns to Sell Majority Stake to Blackstone

Santa Ana-based mortgage lender Stearns Holdings LLC has agreed to sell a majority stake to the Blackstone Group LP, a global asset manager in New York.

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Stearns to Sell Majority Stake to Blackstone

Santa Ana-based mortgage lender Stearns Holdings LLC has agreed to sell a majority stake to the Blackstone Group LP, a global asset manager in New York.

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Hotel Irvine GM Shifts to Apartments

Former Hotel Irvine General Manager J.D. Shafer has been named a senior director of community management for Irvine Company Apartment Communities.

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$749M in Hotel Sales in First Half of 2015

Eleven Orange County hotels sold for a total of $749 million in the first half of 2015, according to Irvine-based Atlas Hospitality Group’s mid-year survey of hotel sales.

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Marriott Boutique Hotel for SJC

Rivendell Land Co. said Marriott International will operate Mission Inn San Juan Capistrano, which is set to break ground by early 2016.

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Juice, Food Chain Sets SoCal Growth

Scottsdale-based fast food and juice chain Grabbagreen said it signed an area developer agreement with Oceanside-based ConeHead Investments Inc. for 95 locations in Southern California, including 15 to 20 restaurants in Orange County.

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New Name for Standard Pacific

Irvine-based Standard Pacific Corp. will have a new name following its impending acquisition of Ryland Group Inc.

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Ammonia Producer Finishes Plant

Santa Ana-based QuantumSphere Inc. said it had completed a manufacturing facility in Santa Ana.

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William Lyon Homes Promotes Zaist to Co-CEO

William Lyon Homes said it has promoted Matthew Zaist to the role of co-chief executive officer.

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Anaheim Software Maker Acquired

Anaheim-based Scenario Virtual Project Delivery was acquired by Plantation, Florida-based e-Builder Inc. on undisclosed terms.

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Rich Uncles REIT Files for IPO

Real estate investment company Rich Uncles LLC is behind an initial public offering to raise as much as $1 billion for its newly created Rich Uncles REIT Inc.

Boardwalk’s Big Leap

Trammell Crow Spec Office Project Set to Add 545,000 SF to Airport Area

Trammell Crow Co. has taken the wraps off the first large, speculative office project expected to break ground in the office market around John Wayne Airport in over seven years.

Craig’s Crescendo

No Skimp in San Clemente: 325,000 SF, 350 Archways for Marblehead Retail

Steven Craig will line up the bargains, but the look and feel of his Outlets at San Clemente Plaza will be anything but cheap.