Orange County Business Journal

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No Wait on New Wheels

Celebrities, others swoon over Fisker Automotive’s hybrid sports car

By Sherri Cruz July 31, 2011 midnight share »
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Unnoticed No More: Residences of Montage Resort

Homes at the Montage Laguna Beach offer a unique lifestyle, in Luxury

By Sherri Cruz July 24, 2011 midnight share »
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OPEN FOR BUSINESS

This year’s US Open of Surfing is set to make a big splash

By Sherri Cruz July 24, 2011 midnight share »
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PHILANTHROPY

Fundraisers and charitable donations from companies and people

By Sherri Cruz July 17, 2011 midnight share »
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Penske Buy Calls for Crevier Culture to Carry On

Penske has bought Crevier BMW and Mini Cooper at the Santa Ana Auto Mall

By Sherri Cruz July 17, 2011 midnight share »

Penske Buys Crevier BMW

Michigan’s Penske Automotive Group Inc. has purchased Santa Ana-based Crevier BMW and Mini for an undisclosed amount.

By Sherri Cruz July 12, 2011 8:51 a.m. share »
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Renter Foresaw Dip, Gets Back in With Shore Cliffs Buy

A former Pimco executive bought a house in Shore Cliffs for $4.5 million

By Sherri Cruz July 10, 2011 midnight share »

McMonigle to Teles, Newport HQ Could Follow

Teles Properties has hired John McMonigle and most of his staff

By Sherri Cruz June 26, 2011 midnight share »
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Cox Back on Hill With Buy of Estate in Bear Brand

Chris Cox has new hilltop digs in Laguna Niguel

By Sherri Cruz June 26, 2011 midnight share »
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Chinese Buyers Spur Luxury Home Sales

Buyers from China are snapping up luxury homes in the county

By Sherri Cruz June 19, 2011 midnight share »

Harbor Island Lot Up for Sale Again

Pimco’s Bill Gross is selling a waterfront lot on exclusive Harbor Island

By Sherri Cruz June 12, 2011 midnight share »
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‘Knights’ See Charity as Chivalry, Champion Kids’ Causes

BEYOND WORK - A look at businesspeople at play, charity: The “knights” of Orange County are gearing for their annual fundraiser

By Sherri Cruz June 12, 2011 midnight share »
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Mortgages to Miracles

BEYOND WORK - A look at businesspeople at play, charity: Miracles for Kids helps families with children at CHOC

By Sherri Cruz June 12, 2011 midnight share »
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Balboa Island Homes Sell for Combined $10 Million

The owner of two homes on Balboa Island recently sold both to separate buyers

By Sherri Cruz June 12, 2011 midnight share »

Gross Lists Harbor Island Lot for $26.5M

Bill Gross, cofounder of Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co., has listed for sale an 18,150-square-foot bayfront lot on Newport Beach’s secluded Harbor Island for $26.5 million.

By Sherri Cruz June 9, 2011 1:54 p.m. share »

Sources: Penske Looking to Buy Crevier BMW

Michigan’s Penske Automotive Group Inc. is looking to buy Santa Ana-based Crevier BMW, according to auto industry sources.

By Sherri Cruz June 3, 2011 10:19 a.m. share »
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Strong April for Auto Dealers

April was another good month in an ongoing recovery for local auto dealers

By Sherri Cruz May 29, 2011 midnight share »
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Big Picture

Gen Next’s OC chapter generates national attention for projects and causes

By Sherri Cruz May 29, 2011 midnight share »

April Auto Sales Rise

Sales at Orange County auto dealers rose in April, up 13.5% to 10,198 autos from a year earlier, according to the Newport Beach-based Orange County Automobile Dealers Association.

By Sherri Cruz May 25, 2011 3:12 p.m. share »
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Exec Club

Marbella Country Club is a stomping ground for local executives

By Sherri Cruz May 22, 2011 midnight share »
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Aliso Viejo School’s Global Outlook Draws Executives’ Kids

St. Mary’s international program attracts local executives’ kids

By Sherri Cruz May 15, 2011 midnight share »
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Great View, ‘Like New’ Adds Up to $4.2 Million Sale

A great view recently drove the sale of a Newport Coast home

By Sherri Cruz May 15, 2011 midnight share »
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Face Time Leads to $5.6M Handshake in Crystal Cove

A buyer and seller had to come face to face to work out a deal in Crystal Cove

By Sherri Cruz May 1, 2011 midnight share »
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$84M in Goodwill

Goodwill of Orange County saw $84 million in revenue last year and plans to grow

By Sherri Cruz April 24, 2011 midnight share »
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Dealers See 6-Month Sales Streak

The county’s auto dealerships have seen six months of sales increases

By Sherri Cruz April 17, 2011 midnight share »
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Rare Crystal Cove Sale: Home Goes for $5.5 Million

LUXURY: A home in the exclusive Watermark enclave recently sold for $5.5 million

By Sherri Cruz April 17, 2011 midnight share »
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Wahoo’s Lam, Insurance Guys Ride Herd at Horse Nonprofit

BEYOND WORK - Businesspeople at play, charity: Mustard Seed Ranch uses horses to help abused kids

By Sherri Cruz April 3, 2011 midnight share »
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Boat Show Backdrop: Rising Tide?

Local yacht sellers are optimistic as the Newport Boat Show fast approaches

By Sherri Cruz April 3, 2011 midnight share »

February Auto Sales Rose Sharply

Sales at Orange County auto dealers rose sharply in February, increasing 49% from a year earlier to 8,727 autos, according to the Newport Beach-based Orange County Automobile Dealers Association.

By Sherri Cruz March 29, 2011 9:52 a.m. share »
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Busy January Sales Give Way to Quiet February, Early March

Luxury home sales have slowed down in the last month and a half, in Luxury Homes

By Sherri Cruz March 20, 2011 midnight share »
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Sea School

BEYOND WORK - Businesspeople at play, charity: Dana Point’s Ocean Institute counts many OC executives as board members

By Sherri Cruz March 13, 2011 midnight share »

Changing Market: Rival Cash Offers, Big Bear Signing

Selling luxury homes here can take six months plus

By Sherri Cruz March 6, 2011 midnight share »
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Auto Dealers See 2010 Sales Rise After Two Years of Declines

ABOUT THE LIST: The largest dealers here saw a jump in 2010 sales. Includes the 2011 OC's AUTO DEALERS List for download (pdf)

By Sherri Cruz March 6, 2011 midnight share »
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Companies Betting on Pot as Emerging Industry

Medical marijuana sales have spurred a support industry in the county

By Sherri Cruz February 27, 2011 midnight share »
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Empty Nesters Selling Laguna Beach’s Hershey Estate

Laguna Beach’s Hershey Estate is up for sale, in Luxury Homes

By Sherri Cruz February 20, 2011 midnight share »
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Cool Factor

Sponsoring fresh athletes is part of the game for action sports companies.

By Sherri Cruz February 13, 2011 midnight share »
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Art Empire

A look at marine life artist Wyland’s business empire

By Sherri Cruz February 6, 2011 midnight share »
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Wedding Dress Maven Cole Adds de la Renta Exclusive

Erin Cole bridal shop exclusively sells a number of designer dresses, in Marketplace

By Sherri Cruz February 6, 2011 midnight share »
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Price Cutting Rules Luxury Homes Market

The county’s upscale homes are seeing more price cuts

By Sherri Cruz January 30, 2011 midnight share »

December Auto Sales Rise

Sales at Orange County auto dealers continued their recovery with a 24% rise in December to 10,830 autos sold.

By Sherri Cruz January 27, 2011 9:08 a.m. share »
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Entrepreneur’s Latest Venture: Dog Food From Scratch

Newport Beach’s True Food For Dogs looks to grow, in Marketplace

By Sherri Cruz January 23, 2011 midnight share »
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Selling the Segerstrom

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts is revamping its lineup and fundraisers

By Sherri Cruz January 23, 2011 midnight share »

Luxury Sportscar Dealership Coming to Newport

Principals of Ferrari and Maserati of Newport Beach and Lamborghini Newport Beach plan to open McLaren Newport Beach on Pacific Coast Highway in the summer.

By Sherri Cruz January 20, 2011 12:37 p.m. share »
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NAMM Good Time

Musical instrument makers and sellers from all over the world gathered to see the latest instruments and other products on display at the National Association of Music Merchants’ annual show.

By Sherri Cruz January 16, 2011 midnight share »
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Baldwin Brother

Developer Al Baldwin is turning his real estate empire over to his sons

By Sherri Cruz January 16, 2011 midnight share »

Performing Arts Center Renamed for Segerstrom

Costa Mesa’s Orange County Performing Arts Center is being renamed the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

By Sherri Cruz January 12, 2011 4:30 p.m. share »
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McLaren Looks to Join Newport Luxury Auto Lineup

Luxury automaker MacLaren Automotive plans to sell in Newport Beach, in Marketplace

By Sherri Cruz January 9, 2011 midnight share »
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Anaheim Auto Mall Joins Honda Center, Big A With New Sign

Dealers at Anaheim Auto Center have a bigger freeway sign

By Sherri Cruz January 9, 2011 midnight share »
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Company Gets Vehicles to Auto Shows, Golf Matches, Malls

Ever wonder how that car got inside a mall? Ask Cosmetic Car Care

By Sherri Cruz January 9, 2011 midnight share »
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New Tide

Specialty boutiques have opened along Newport Beach’s Mariners Mile

By Sherri Cruz January 9, 2011 midnight share »

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