RGP Wants More Than “Modest Growth”
RGP is putting some kick into its marketing with an advertising campaign that includes its first-ever TV spots to go with print and radio buys.
HEALTHCARE: No shortage of suitors seen; $234M pile of cash
San Clemente company might be the next major deal in OC’s medical device sector
SERVICES: Private equity firm plans growth after $950M buy
Nielsen Expositions will keep its headquarters in Orange County and pursue strategic acquisitions under Toronto-based private equity firm Onex Corp.
REAL ESTATE: Industry sources expect high rise to reach benchmark
2030 Main Street office likely to be OC’s first building to trade hands for more than $100M this year
OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan
REAL ESTATE: Upscale demographics draw renovations
Retail construction in Orange County has been a rarity over the past three years, but the city of Laguna Hills appears ready to make up for lost time.
TECHNOLOGY: Second OC investment for Smith’s VC firm
The venture capital firm launched by former Quest Software Inc. Chief Executive Vinny Smith has invested in its second local company.
REAL ESTATE: Local projects joining those in Silicon Valley
The Irvine-based real estate investor and developer has found a niche of late as something of an office fixer-upper
THE LIST: Combined revenue up for 3rd year; Select Staffing No. 1
Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES list for download (pdf)
Airware, a Newport Beach startup that makes operating system software for commercial drones, raised $10.7 million in its first funding round.
Shares of Newport Beach-based William Lyon Homes traded above their offering price on the day of the company’s initial public offering last Thursday.
Executives at Billabong International Ltd.’s namesake and other brands reportedly left the company as possible sale talks drag on
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. said last week that its board authorized a $750 million buyback of its stock.
ECONOMY: Subject of special report scheduled for July 8
The Business Journal is looking for Orange County-based companies that are at least 51% women-owned for our upcoming list of women-owned businesses.
PHILANTHROPY Column by Kim Haman
Other news items of interest from the Orange County Business Journal
Investors With Cash Grow Keen on Collaborative Space
SPECIAL REPORT-COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: Not your father’s office
SPECIAL REPORT-COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: Office Space
SPECIAL REPORT-COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: Industrial Space
SPECIAL REPORT-COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: Retail Space
A listing of events happening all around Orange County.
Aims to Grow Sales, Doing More Revenue Management
Irvine-based Quality Systems Inc. showed off several aspects of its business this month at an analyst meeting, in Healthcare.
“Next” Features Training Gear, Athletes, TV Time
Asics America Corp. of Irvine is kicking off a national advertising campaign called “Next” to promote the athletic apparel manufacturer’s new collection designed for training, in Media and Marketing.
Organizers Expect More People From Across State
This week’s presenting companies at Octane’s annual VC in the OC conference are hoping to match the fundraising success of last year’s group, in Technology
Strikes Deal With Bridge Commercial Properties
Coldwell Banker Commercial Alliance is beefing up its local operations by acquiring another area brokerage with a niche in representing smaller businesses, in Real Estate
Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments
There are more than 1,700 businesses in Laguna Hills, and they collectively employ about 17,800 people. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
Quiksilver, Billabong Look to Get Back on Track
Two of the surfwear industry’s largest companies—Quiksilver and Billabong—stand at a crossroads, and executive turnover among other changes may be keys to finding their way.
Biggest Turnover in 21-Year History
This year’s OC 50 has an unprecedented infusion of new blood.
TECHNOLOGY: Corporate sector, cloud to claim more than half of sales
Western Digital Corp.’s strategy to diversify product offerings into the corporate sector and cloud has distanced the Irvine-based company from its long-held reliance on a PC market in long-term decline.
OC INSIDER by Jerry Sullivan
REAL ESTATE: Value of homebuilder could top $700M
Irvine CoA planned return to the New York Stock Exchange for William Lyon Homes will put the Newport Beach-based homebuilder’s namesake family back in charge of its operations.mpany hikes homebuilding, apartment execs
REAL ESTATE: New president posts reflect building boom
The boom in development for Irvine Company’s homebuilding and apartment divisions has led to a reshuffling of executive duties at the Newport Beach-based real estate company.
HEALTHCARE: Co-chairs of summit on ophthalmology
A couple of high-profile vets of OC’s medical device sector have put their names behind summit
MANUFACTURING: Korean food maker now in Commerce
Korean food company CJ Foods Inc. plans to move its corporate headquarters from Commerce to La Palma this summer.
Newport Beach-based startup Green Automotive Co. has been plenty busy lately, thanks in part to recent orders for hundreds of shuttle buses to be delivered in two years.