Land Sale Complete; Will Hold 750 Workers
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in California, has been given the go-ahead to build a new corporate headquarters facility in Tustin, and expects a big hiring push as a result.
857,000 SF of Industrial In Georgia, Texas
Newport Beach-based Bixby Land Co. is bulking up its industrial portfolio outside of California.
3.4M SF of US Offices Back REIT
Newport Beach-based KBS Realty Partners expects to place an 11-property collection of offices into a new real estate investment trust whose shares will be traded on Singapore’s stock exchange.
UCI 5-Year Research To Examine Lithium Use
The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Foundation has donated $1 million to University of California-Irvine for a specific salivary lithium study in psychiatry.
Studying How Parental Signals Affect Infants Later in Life
The National Institute of Mental Health has granted a $15 million Silvio Conte Center Grant to Dr. Tallie Baram, a professor of pediatrics, neurology, and anatomy and neurobiology at the University of California-Irvine, for her research in early childhood psychiatric screening.
Reports Q3 Revenue More Than Triples to $41.5 Million
Cannabis paraphernalia supplier KushCo Holdings Inc., which supplies the containers, hardware, mouthpieces, bottles and cartridges used by companies in the marijuana business, is aiming to be on the big exchanges.
WoW, Overwatch Shirts for Sale
Irvine-based video game giant Blizzard Entertainment Inc. is heading back to the retail aisles with a familiar partner.
Long Beach Site Tapped for Smartwater
Blue C Advertising in Costa Mesa has been keeping busy in varied ways—helping more than 550 people stay hydrated, while also refreshing the look of a 20-year-old software company.
Links Employees To Volunteer Opportunities
Orange County United Way is tapping into the cloud to help corporations promote philanthropic efforts among its employees.
OES Connects Companies With Capital Sources
Aliso Viejo-based OCTANe, best known for its role as a business accelerator for area technology and life science companies, has laid the groundwork for a new company—OCTANe Enterprise Solutions.
Series B Brings Total Funds to $137M
Beta Bionics, a medical device startup with substantial operations in Irvine that is looking to develop the world’s first autonomous bionic pancreas for those suffering from diabetes-related issues, closed its $63 million Series B round of funding.
Sales of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments
PKPG Investment Holdings LLC purchased a warehouse building from Scott I. Ravenhorst Commercial Property Trust for $2.6 million, or $214 per square foot.
How We Built Pick Up Stix
Editor’s Note: 64-year-old Charlie Zhang and his wife, Ling, founded Pick Up Stix, which grew to a chain of 85 restaurants by the time it was sold in 2001 to TGI Friday’s.
Santa Ana-based Iteris Inc. (Nasdaq: ITI) received $2.95 million, part of a five-year, $19.5 million contract to help build “intelligent transportation systems” for the Federal Highway Administration.
Blizzard Entertainment’s eSports league, based on its Overwatch franchise, will expand its travel schedule next year, its third season, to include two weekends of homebased gaming competitions each of its 20 teams in six countries.
Newport Beach Bayview Marriott was sold for $78 million, or about $307,000 per key for the 254-room property.
Orange County’s unadjusted jobless rate rose to 3% in June, up from a revised 2.4% in May and below the year-ago estimate of 3.2%, according to the state Employment Development Department.