Resources Connection Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN) in Irvine bought Accretive Solutions Inc. in Chicago for $19.4 million and 1.15 million shares of restricted common stock.
CoolSys in Brea bought Certified Refrigeration and Mechanical Inc. in Madison, Wis., on undisclosed terms.
San Clemente-based CareTrust REIT Inc. acquired a three-facility 529-bed skilled nursing portfolio in Southern California from Providence Group for $69 million. The portfolio will yield approximately $6.1 million in initial annual cash rent.
Habit Restaurants Inc. for its most recent quarter reported revenue up about 18% but earnings were cut in half.
Ross Aviation and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. responded by a Nov. 1 deadline to a Long Beach Airport request for proposals on the development of 31 acres near the facility.
Wincome Group said Carmine Iommazzo is its new general manager at Westin Anaheim Resort.
Irvine-based Arbonne International LLC said today that Chief Executive Kay Zanotti has been awarded the 2017 Procter and Gamble Company Alumni Awards’ McElroy Award, recognizing her “significant contributions to the art and science of satisfying the consumer.”
University of California-Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman has been named co-chair of an advisory board for a new University of California center dedicated to free speech issues.
BJ’s Restaurants Inc. in Huntington Beach reported revenue of $247 million in its most recent quarter, up about 6% year-over-year. Net income was $2.4 million—down two-thirds from the same period last year, when net income was $7.2 million.
Vanguard University in Costa Mesa has been awarded a five-year, $3.75 million grant through the U.S. Department of Education’s Developing Hispanic-serving institutions program.
The Orange Coast College Foundation said it received a gift of $1.8 million, the largest donation in its 32-year history.
Bear Flag Restaurant Group in Newport Beach plans to open a new restaurant at Lido Marina Village.
Long Beach Airport passenger traffic grew 22% year-over-year to 301,000 in September.
MerchSource LLC launched retail websites for its FAO Schwartz and 5th Avenue Bergdorf Goodman brands.
University of California-Irvine is part of a group that received a five-year, $14.6 million U.S. Dept. of Education grant to improve literacy instruction.