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OC-Backed Pebble Beach Expands

Pebble Beach Co. in August will open 38 new rooms under the name Fairway One, at The Lodge at Pebble Beach.

By Paul Hughes May 12, 2017 9:47 a.m. share »
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LPA Opens Dallas Office

Irvine-based design firm LPA Inc., the largest architectural firm in Orange County, opened a new office in Dallas, its sixth U.S. location.

By Peter J. Brennan May 11, 2017 2:23 p.m. share »
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FivePoint Communities Goes Public

FivePoint Communities Inc., the Aliso Viejo-based real estate developer that’s running Irvine’s Great Park Neighborhoods and other large housing projects in the state, completed its initial public offering on Wednesday, raising close to $300 million.

By Mark Mueller May 10, 2017 9:28 a.m. share »
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First American Picks Gilyard

First American Financial Corp. in Santa Ana appointed Reginald “Reggie” Gilyard to its board of directors.

By Peter J. Brennan May 9, 2017 3:34 p.m. share »
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Balboa Opens Pacific NW Office

Balboa Capital, a Costa Mesa-based provider of business loans and equipment financing, opened an office in Spokane to expand in the Pacific Northwest.

By Peter J. Brennan May 8, 2017 11:20 a.m. share »
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FivePoint Eyes Buyback of Broadcom Campus

FivePoint Communities Inc. confirmed it is considering buying back the under-construction campus of Broadcom Ltd. at Irvine’s Great Park Neighborhoods.

By Mark Mueller May 8, 2017 9:54 a.m. share »
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Healthcare REITs to Merge

Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. in Irvine and Care Capital Properties Inc. in Chicago plan an all-stock merger that’s expected to close in the third quarter.

By Sherry Hsieh, Paul Hughes May 8, 2017 9:29 a.m. share »
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Hotel Manager Adds Three

Twenty Four Seven Hotels in Newport Beach added three management contracts, including a Buena Park hotel scheduled to open in August.

By Paul Hughes May 5, 2017 8:59 a.m. share »
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$2M Remediation for ‘Toxic’ Fullerton Site

Current and former owners of the site of a former Chicago Musical Instruments manufacturing facility in Fullerton will pay about $2 million to the state in a deal unveiled today.

By Deirdre Newman May 4, 2017 4:58 p.m. share »
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Anabella Sets Date

The Anabella Hotel in Anaheim will close in August so its owners can demolish it and build a new hotel.

By Paul Hughes April 27, 2017 1:10 p.m. share »
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Great Wolf Parent Moves HQ

The owner of Great Wolf Lodge Southern California in Garden Grove moved its headquarters from Madison, Wisconsin, to Chicago.

By Paul Hughes April 27, 2017 12:14 p.m. share »
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Samuelis Give UCI $30M

The Samueli Foundation gave University of California-Irvine $30 million to help build a 100,000-square-foot facility for “convergent science”—cross-disciplinary research in engineering, computing and physical sciences.

By Deirdre Newman April 25, 2017 10:12 a.m. share »
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Stratus Wine Country Cambria Set

A second Cambria-branded hotel being co-developed by Newport Beach-based Stratus Development Partners LLC got the go-ahead from Napa city planning commissioners last week.

By Paul Hughes April 24, 2017 1:02 p.m. share »
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FivePoint Updates Terms of IPO

FivePoint Communities Inc. could raise nearly $600 million from its forthcoming initial public offering and a trio of concurrent private placement deals, according to new regulatory documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

By Mark Mueller April 24, 2017 10:43 a.m. share »
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Whittier Law Won’t Enroll New Students

Whittier College’s board of trustees said today it won’t enroll a new class in the fall at its law school and “at the appropriate time, the program of legal education will be discontinued.”

By Deirdre Newman April 19, 2017 3:21 p.m. share »