There are more than 5,000 businesses in the city of Orange, and they collectively employ roughly 71,000 people. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
Another OC Exec With Horse in Run for Roses
The storyline behind Goldencents’ unlikely journey to the Kentucky Derby is eerily similar to last year’s upset win by I’ll Have Another
Digital Trend Reaches Restaurants’ Menu Boards
Delphi counts mostly fast-food chains as customers, including McDonald’s Corp., Yum! Brands Inc. and Wendy’s International Inc.
DEFENSE: Part of focus on smaller systems; runs counter to cuts here
Boeing Co. will count on its Huntington Beach operations to probe the possibilities of a new line of satellites
HEALTHCARE: Sees bigger role under parent company’s umbrella
New Abbott Medical Optics boss Murthy Simhambhatla sees his role as “building on the foundation” laid by his high-profile predecessor.
ENERGY: Move from Seal Beach to 70,000-SF headquarters set
Clean Energy Fuels will move its headquarters to Newport Beach
OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan
REAL ESTATE: Shutdown set as new Pimco HQ nears finish
Irvine Company gets ready for opening of the first of two office towers in Newport Center
HEALTHCARE: Will oversee Denver company from NB office
Margolis shifts to chief executive’s job at software startup
ADVERTISING: Doner Co. recently confirmed the shuttering of its Newport Beach office.
TECHNOLOGY: Follow up on recent acquisitions draws cheers
Microsemi to shed operation in Folsom under consolidation plan
REAL ESTATE: Yet to set number of shares; eyes NYSE
William Lyon Homes last week filed paperwork to raise $200 million in an initial public offering.
Electric Visual this month named co-founder Eric Crane chief executive of the San Clemente-based eyewear and accessories company.
Irvine-based Red Digital Cinema Camera Co. acquired camera accessories company Element Technica last week on undisclosed terms.
Wealthy Chinese tourists count South Coast Plaza as their top shopping destination in the U.S., according to a recent survey.
MemorialCare Medical Foundation’s Beach Surgical Holdings LLC last week acquired a 51% stake in Digestive Disease Center.
SPORTS: Training center plan draws competition from Fairplex
Los Alamitos Race Course is no longer the front-runner to house thoroughbred training grounds and racing.
Spurt in Laguna Beach Best of Year So Far
Four luxury homes sold in Laguna Beach in a recent seven-day span, giving the 92651 zip code its best week of the year so far.
Digital Work, Hispanic Accounts Key to Rebound
SPECIAL ISSUE - ADVERTISING, PRINTING & GRAPHICS: Ad agencies see gains. Includes the 2013 OC's TOP ADVERTISING AGENCIES list for download (pdf)
More of Rising Budgets Are Spent in New Ways
SPECIAL ISSUE - ADVERTISING, PRINTING & GRAPHICS: Digital days 27
Recovery, Consolidation Trend Help
SPECIAL ISSUE - ADVERTISING, PRINTING & GRAPHICS: Printers also up. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST COMMERCIAL PRINTERS list for download (pdf)
Other news items of interest from the Orange County Business Journal
Rules That Precedent of Prior Calif. Case Holds
Delaware court sides with Allergan on directors’ suit, in Healthcare
Cold-Turkey Shift on Access to Online Edition
Register goes against grain with”hard paywall,” in Media and Marketing
A listing of events happening all around Orange County.
REAL ESTATE WATCH: THE MID-COUNTIES MARKET
Mid-counties industrial shows signs of rebound. Includes Real Estate Watch industry performance charts.
Company Has Fallen Far From Its 2009 Heydays
STEC turns to direct sales in diversification effort, in Technology
Kulicke & Soffa to Irvine Corporate Center
Kulicke & Soffa Industries is moving its West Coast operations from Irvine to Santa Ana, in Real Estate
Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments
There are roughly 7,900 businesses in Irvine, and they collectively employ about 182,000 people. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
There are more than 900 advertising agencies and printers in Orange County. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
Device Maker Wants Peers to Share Data for Patient Safety
SPECIAL ISSUE: PUBLIC COMPANIES - Masimo wants peers to share data for patient safety
Biggest Here Combine for Gains on Market Cap, Sales, Profits
SPECIAL ISSUE: PUBLIC COMPANIES - Value line on top public companies: $115 billion. Includes the 2013 OC's TOP PUBLIC COMPANIES list for download (pdf)
TECHNOLOGY: Plans push for corporate customers to stem declines
Santa Ana-based STEC Inc. appears headed for a proxy fight with its largest shareholder
MANUFACTURING: Will stay in Costa Mesa in wake of $860M sale
SPECIAL ISSUE: PUBLIC COMPANIES - Ceradyne Inc. finds fit in 3M’s global lineup
How Homebuilder Plans to “Hit for Average”
SPECIAL ISSUE: PUBLIC COMPANIES - TRI Pointe plans to “hit for average”
OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan