33 Firms Pass $1 Billion In Sales With 19% Jump
Orange County’s tenant contractor industry is “crazy busy,” according to David Smith, president at Smith and Severson Builders of Lake Forest.
Incorporates ‘Subtle Japanese Influences’
Mazda North American Operations, in the midst of a “Retail Evolution,” has chosen a different agency to help it implement a new dealership design concept.
Business executives are excited about the prospect of tax reform, according to some of Orange County’s top accountants.
6th Consecutive Rise In Employees 2% Bump
Orange County’s largest accounting firms increased their employee counts 2.3%, the sixth consecutive year of gains.
List Adds Consultants From Accounting Firms
Orange County’s top management consulting firms reported a 2.2% bump in consultants to 1,924 in the year ended June 30, based on research for the Business Journal’s annual list.
Ranks No. 10 on List; Grew Sales Fourfold
Two big acquisitions helped Irvine-based Alorica Inc. quintuple its revenue in two years.
$173M for 846 Rentals, Corona Site, Since May
Real estate investor Passco Cos. LLC, one of the fastest-growing private companies in Orange County in the past few years, isn’t showing signs of a slowdown, thanks to a recent active acquisition push inside and outside California.
Ranks No. 87 On List Of Largest Private Cos.
Arbitech LLC’s new headquarters and warehouse near the Irvine Spectrum were renovated to push more product while paying homage to its beachy roots.
Growth Organic; Climbs 6 Spots on List
Revenue at New American Funding in Tustin organically climbed 26% last year to $477.6 million.
Other States Pick Up Slack for Business Journal’s No. 11
David Wilson is keeping things in perspective when it comes to cooling U.S. auto sales.
Security Services Firm Cracks the List’s Top 10
It wasn’t enough for Allied Universal to make one huge deal last August. Since then, it has gobbled up five more companies with at least $398 million in sales and about 12,000 employees.
Few Such Project Developments Horizon Around Airport
The office market in Irvine around John Wayne Airport was the hub of speculative office development during the last building boom, with four office towers adding 55 floors and about 1.4 million square feet to Orange County’s largest base of high-end buildings between 2007 and 2009.
Plenty Under Way, Less Finished Than Prior Year
Orange County’s top commercial real estate developers kept busy last year with a host of retail, hotel and office projects, although the number of buildings nearing the finish line was smaller than the previous few years.
Employment Totals Now Top Prerecession Levels
Orange County’s largest commercial construction companies showed no signs of a slowdown in activity last year as a variety of large private and public-sector projects helped push revenues to a post-recession high.
Marketing Regulation Can Feel Like Gag Rule
How crazy are the regulations for financial advisers?