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OC-Based Public Companies Take Share of Licks, Carry On
Orange County’s diverse crop of publicly traded companies held up relatively well as worries about China’s economy whipsawed the stock market here and in other markets around the world.
HOSPITALITY: 4-diamond entry expected for GardenWalk area
A 2.8-acre parcel near Anaheim GardenWalk is in line for a 466-room, 12-story JW Marriott hotel, according to documents filed with the city of Anaheim.
Concordia University-Irvine said a trade publication for higher education listed the school as one of the fastest-growing private nonprofit universities nationally as a result of a 132% increase in students over 10 years starting in 2003 to about 4,050.
Frantz Settles In, Focuses On Clients, Employees
Quality Systems Inc. Chief Executive Rusty Frantz is starting to “settle into my new role here” after replacing longtime leader Steven Plochocki in July.
Designer Eschews Smart Phones for Larger Screens
DeskSite, an Irvine-based digital media company that develops app-based video entertainment portals, is thinking bigger than a smartphone with a deal it recently signed with the LA Galaxy soccer team.
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.
Corinthian Colleges Inc.’s bankruptcy plan was approved by a bankruptcy judge, the Wall Street Journal said.
Concordia University-Irvine said a trade publication for higher education listed the school as one of the fastest-growing private nonprofit universities nationally as a result of a 132% increase in students over 10 years—from about 2,300 students in 2003 to about 4,050 in 2013.
John Wayne Airport said passenger traffic increased nearly 11% in July compared with the same month last year.
DealerSocket Inc. in San Clemente said it will buy the Inventory+ suite of technology products from Lake Success, N.Y.-based Dealertrack Technologies Inc. for $55 million in cash.
UC Irvine Health, the medical enterprise of the University of California-Irvine, said its division of geriatric medicine and gerontology received a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Eight local schools are on Newsweek magazine’s America’s Top High Schools 2015 list.
Hyundai Motor America Inc. in Fountain Valley said it will shift its media-buying business to Canvas Worldwide, effective Jan. 1.
Former Hotel Irvine General Manager J.D. Shafer has been named a senior director of community management for Irvine Company Apartment Communities.