FINANCE: HCP, others on growth path
Orange County’s four largest publicly traded healthcare-focused real estate investment trusts and service providers largely emerged unscathed from October’s Wall Street bloodbath.
INNOVATION: Feminine care lines’ raises $17.5M
Buena Park-based startup Rael Inc. picked up significantly more interest from investors last week.
‘Diablo’ Game Under Watch of New President
Blizzard Entertainment Inc. will release its first multiplayer, action role-playing video game for mobile devices in another evolutionary turn for the Irvine-based publishing giant.
MANUFACTURING: CEO says problems nothing new
BioLargo Inc. (OTC: BLGO), the largest publicly traded company in Westminster, is in the business of getting rid of bad odors at landfills.
OC-Based Automakers, Meanwhile, Up Workforce
Orange County’s largest auto dealers reported their seventh straight year of increased sales.
$8.6 Billion at Top 37 Shopping Centers in OC
Redevelopment and reinvention appears to be paying off for Orange County’s largest shopping centers.
Tilly’s Life Center held its fourth annual I Am Giving Gala at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana. The event benefitted the center’s social and emotional learning program.
Aura Accounting Solutions is a new firm in Irvine offering startups and other small companies their own chief financial officers.
NCCN, ASCO Approvals Coincide With New Funds
Agendia Inc. is making headway in oncology diagnostics.
66-Year Lease Kicks Off For Est. $338M Project
The development “dream team” tasked with revitalizing Dana Point Harbor now has the keys to the nearly 300-acre waterfront site in South County, part of which will become one of the region’s largest commercial development sites over the next few years.
Footwear, Apparel Brand Taps DJ Steve Aoki, Others
The latest iteration of the “I Move Me” North America campaign for Asics America Corp. debuted two weeks ago, once again featuring Grammy-nominated producer/DJ Steve Aoki.
Skyworks in CityTouch; Crowdstrike $3B+ IPO
An Illinois-based IT service provider’s aggressive expansion in Orange County includes a showroom in Anaheim and a sponsorship deal with the Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center.
Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 41, No. 46
Orange Coast College named Kevin Ballinger interim president as it searches for a permanent replacement for retiring President Dennis Harkins, who’s departing at the end of the fall term.
Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments
Indulge Lifestyle LLC purchased a medical building from Sungjin Park for $979,000, or $356 per square foot.
Dual-Branded Model Makes Local Inroads
Hotel developers in and around Orange County are seeing double.
How Surf City sportswear designer TYR is making its push for the medal stand; why Igor’s latest real estate deals are in the Southeast and the song remains the same for opera-loving, industrialist Paul Musco.
TECHNOLOGY: Year two of UCI partnership
Trace3 Inc. Chief Executive Tyler Beecher is betting his company can turn CTOs into CEOs.
Trailblazer … development-construction career: Costain Homes, Hiram-Hill Dvlpt., Hill Cos. … Henry Samueli (see entry) wanted Hill on Qualcomm board if Broadcom bought; ‘gives me street cred with my son’ … Pelican Hill retreat brought UCI deans literally to same table … boards: insurer Anthem; NJ-based investors Lord Abbett & Co. … keynoted Business Journal Women in Business 2018 … first job: babysitter; first car: used, red VW … bucket list: travel