AEROSPACE: Wants tech for lighter components
Aerospace and defense manufacturer Rolls-Royce PLC has acquired a Huntington Beach-based parts supplier in its first acquisition in Southern California.
Trade show organizer Nielsen Expositions in San Juan Capistrano agreed to be acquired by Toronto-based private equity firm Onex Corp. for $950 million.
Irvine-based apparel licensor La Jolla Group Inc. last week named a new chief executive from within the company’s ranks, an appointment that took effect immediately.
International passengers arriving at John Wayne Airport now have the option of participating in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Global Entry program.
Other news items of interest from the Orange County Business Journal
Homes, Lots Move Faster, Closer to Asking Prices
LUXURY HOMES Column by Kim Haman
APPAREL: Campaign for training gear targets females as growth market
Executives at eyewear and apparel maker Oakley Inc. hope to grow women’s apparel sales with a focus on activewear and a new side to the company’s bold attitude.
TECHNOLOGY: Sold most traditional cellphone towers
Mobilitie LLC made its first major windfall by improving wireless coverage across the country, one cellphone tower at a time.
A listing of events happening all around Orange County.
Says Nonbinding Nod Figures in Final Decision
Allergan Inc. is a step closer to expanding its lower-face filler lineup, in Healthcare
Company Will Launch Marketing Campaign
MWW is now the public relations agency of record for Irvine-based footwear manufacturer Sanuk, in Media & Marketing
Still Has Narrow Edge Over Rival Seagate
Western Digital Corp. held on to its title as the world’s largest drive maker in terms of units sold and overall revenue, in Technology
Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments
REAL ESTATE WATCH: HIGH-RISE OFFICE MARKET
High-rise office vacancies continue to fall
Cost One of Highest Per Acre For Homes in Years
The New Home Co., development partner pay top dollar for land slated to hold the Meridian project, in Real Estate
SPECIAL REPORT - OC 50 - New faces of influence: Real Estate
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Buena Park has more than 1,300 businesses, and they collectively employ nearly 24,000 people. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
SPECIAL REPORT - OC 50 - New faces of influence: Education
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MSC Software’s Apollo Program Legacy, Modern Challenges
MSC’s move to Newport Beach later this year will be latest step by Dominic Gallello to cut costs, improve efficiencies
Hotel Developer Also Eyes Old City Hall in Newport Beach, Pacific City in HB
Olson's pipeline could become a lot busier. It’s eyeing several other area sites for hotel development, including an adjacent site in the Spectrum.
REAL ESTATE: Mortgage package on prime offices hints at more buys
An $875 million financing deal for the Irvine Company provides a rare glimpse into the operations and balance sheet of Orange County’s dominant office landlord.
MANUFACTURING: Deal signals push into high end of home market
Ron Simon’s recent buyout of the private equity firm that owned half of his RSI Home Products Inc. did more than double his holdings in the Anaheim-based cabinet maker.
REAL ESTATE: Hot start for land sales; 2nd phase under way
A land sale that brought in close to $200 million has FivePoint Communities Management Inc.’s Emile Haddad thinking about the second phase of development at the Great Park Neighborhoods in Irvine.
OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan
REAL ESTATE: 10-year lease, OC consolidation part of plan
Cavotec plans to expand its West Coast manufacturing operations after inking new industrial lease
APPAREL: Swim label aims to build on last year’s $80M in sales
Performance swimsuit maker TYR Sport Inc. hopes to make a splash this summer with new water polo and training gear lines that will arrive as a branded sports drink rolls out.
MANUFACTURING: HQ in Fullerton to oversee $300M plant
Fullerton-based Yokohama Tire Corp. is building a manufacturing plant in West Point, Miss., where it expects to make about a million tires a year
HEALTHCARE: Downplays Darpin delay, high on Levadex
Allergan Inc.’s chief executive is optimistic about the prospects for its newly acquired acute migraine headache drug, despite a regulatory setback.
REAL ESTATE: 16 buildings in cities at opposite ends of state
Hager Pacific Properties’ search for industrial property investments with strong upside potential has taken the company to a pair of Texas cities next to Mexico.
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has been named to the board of directors of Corinthian Colleges Inc. in Santa Ana.
Santa Ana-based private security company Universal Protection Service last week acquired Protection Plus Security Corp. in New York on undisclosed terms.