Fewer and smaller hotels opened in Orange County last year, Atlas Hospitality Group in Irvine said.
The Irvine Ranch retained its position as the best-selling master-planned community in Orange County last year, while three other communities in Orange County also ranked among the top 20 in the nation for sales in 2017, according to a new report.
The Business Journal has selected Irvine Company Chairman Donald Bren as its Business Person of the Year.
Irvine-based hotel owner-operator Pacific Hospitality Group Ventures Inc. won’t co-run Balboa Bay Resort, Balboa Bay Club, and Newport Beach Country Club after March 2018.
Irvine-based Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE: IMH) hired a longtime mortgage expert from larger rival loanDepot Inc. of Foothill Ranch.
Joseph Yurosek, Comerica Bank’s market president for the Orange County region, has been named California Market President for Fifth Third Bancorp.
American Family Housing in Midway City named Milo Peinemann chief executive, replacing Donna Gallup, who left the post in October after three years at the helm of the non-profit.
The former Radisson Hotel Newport Beach is being renovated and will be reflagged as a Hyatt Regency in early 2018.
Brighton Management bought the 150-room Hyatt Place in Vista from Core Capital Management LLC for $27 million.
MVE & Partners Inc., the fourth-largest architecture firm in Orange County, announced that President Rick Emsiek will step down as president and be replaced by Matthew McLarand, son of legendary founder Carl McLarand.
RSI Home Products Inc., an Anaheim manufacturer started by Ron Simon, is selling itself in a deal worth $1.075 billion to American Woodmark Corp. (Nasdaq: AMWD).
Five Point Holdings LLC (NYSE: FPH) found bond buyers so eager for its high-yield debt that it increased the offering to $450 million.
Hyatt Hotels Corp. named David Nadelman general manager at Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove and vice president over six other high-end hotels with 4,500 rooms in Southern California.