Orange County executives stared at a considerable wall of worry to start 2019.
Newport Beach-based ConversionPoint Holdings Inc. is looking to raise $40 million in an initial public offering.
Irvine-based ShiftPixy Inc. reported fiscal second quarter revenue for the period jumped 67% to $13.2 million from the same period a year earlier.
Co-leads Southwest region, including NB, L.A., San Diego, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver … design strategy, visioning and master planning, interior design, project portfolio management … OC’s fifth-largest firm, $27M local billings; 25+ licensed architects … design for Opus Bank won 2016 award from trade group … joined firm in 1989… bachelor’s, Northern Arizona U
Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments
J Squared General Contractors Inc. purchased a flex building from Meyer Codings for $2.4 million or $325 per square foot.
The Year of Food
Fine dining’s never in short supply at South Coast Plaza, but 2019 is seeing the luxe mall pull out all the stops to keep its shoppers happy, and full.
HEALTHCARE: $7M Round; Diabetes Focus
Does the name Modulim ring a bell?
RETAIL: Furniture Store Replaces Lowe’s
The Irvine Company has filled its biggest vacant local shopping center space, after signing the largest retail lease in the area in several years.
Two Irvine-based biotech startups, Cellgen Diagnostic, a precision diagnostics company, and Genomic Testing Cooperative, a molecular testing firm, are collaborating to develop companion tests for oncology treatments.
On March 26, CHOC Children’s announced a $5 million gift from the William, Jeff and Jennifer Gross Family Foundation to expand its Small Baby Unit (SBU) on its main hospital campus.
52 Companies Employ 3,700 OC Workers
There was some reshuffling to this year’s rankings of Orange County’s largest advertising agencies as some firms reported double-digit growth while others reported a double-digit decline.
Trio of Commercials Focus on ‘Real Life’
Behr Paint Co. ushered in the start of the unofficial 2019 painting season, rolling out a handful of new television spots over the course of a month.
Hydrus Subject of Patent Lawsuit
Irvine-based Ivantis Inc. said results from a two-year trial of its Hydrus Microstent show a clear advantage over rival, San Clemente-based Glaukos Corp. (NYSE: GKOS).
Kelemen-Caamano Investments Sheds Portfolio
A recently redeveloped industrial building in Tustin that’s home to the first Taps Brewery location has traded hands—for nearly twice the price that it went for four years ago.
Surf City ‘Satlet’ Co. Launches Gov’t Satellite
Rocket Lab launched its first satellite this year, in what’s shaping up to be an eventful 2019 for the Huntington Beach-based aerospace manufacturer and small-satellite or “smallsat” launcher.
How Women Drive Innovation In Local Philanthropy
Women’s wealth and influence are on the rise, especially in Orange County’s philanthropy circles.
Earthquakes, Agriculture, Women in Business Opps
In addition to entertainment and beaches, California is known for earthquakes and agriculture.
Osea Provides Inspiration, Education, Founder Says
Xandra Laskowski has been an angel investor since 2013. She’s a member of Tech Coast Angels and Titan Angel Fund, and an investor in The Cove Fund II.