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Local Buyer Scores Tustin Apartments

Former NFL Player Part of StrattfordLocal investment group Strattford Capital LLC headed by a former NFL player has acquired the 80-unit Woodside Garden Apartments in Tustin for $26M

Millennials Seeking Homes, Mortgages Boost Cloudvirga

Revenue Doubled in ’20; More in Store for 2021

Irvine-based Cloudvirga, a fast-growing mortgage software company, said its revenue doubled last year and it expects similar growth in 2021, spurred on by millennials and other first-time homebuyers

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LoanDepot’s Marketing Spend Tops $1.2B

Pairs Big Data, Analytics With Traditional Marketing

Foothill Ranch-based loanDepot Inc.’s initial public offering compares much different to its current pending IPO, with sales of more than $3B in the first nine months of 2020, and a workforce topping 10,000

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OC Unemployment Rises to 7.4% in December

Leisure and hospitality sector loses 14,300 jobs

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Olen’s Southeast Rental Portfolio Now Tops $2B

REAL ESTATE: Charlotte push; office buy near Nashville

Olen Properties Corp.'s late-year acquisition spree in the Southeast pushed the value of the Newport Beach-based real estate investor’s growing apartment portfolio past $2B

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LoanDepot Files To Go Public

MORTGAGES: Filing shows company on tear

Anthony Hsieh's Foothill Ranch-based loanDepot Inc. generated over $3B last year

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Irvine Housing Developments See Strong 2020 Sales

Among Top 50 Master Planned Communities

Irvine Co.’s Irvine Ranch and FivePoint Holdings LLC’s Great Park Neighborhoods made the John Burns Real Estate Consulting list of the 50 most successful master-planned communities in 2020, ranked by sales

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Medical Office Sales End 2020 on High Note

REAL ESTATE: $80.6M for office near Saddleback

Orange County’s office investment market ended 2020 in good health, in particular for buildings focused on medical uses

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Cloudvirga Says Revenue Doubled Last Year

Sees record year in 2021

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LBA Realty Building New Office at Park Place

40K-SF Creative Space; Luxe Movie Theater Nixed

LBA Realty is switching gears on plans for the former spot of the Sport Chalet, at the retail portion of its Park Place mixed-use campus in Irvine

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Bascom Venture Pays $100M For Wisconsin Buildings

Return Home of Sorts For Company Founders

Irvine-based Bascom Group wrapped up 2020 with its largest commercial acquisition of the past year

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Midday Stock Roundup

Veritone climbs; homebuilders fall

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Landsea Homes Reverse Merger Closes

Real estate firm to be listed Friday on the Nasdaq

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Del Taco Breathes New Life Into Restaurant Design

New store concept highlights mobile, plays up fresh

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LoanDepot Hsieh: 2020 ‘Was Not a Drill’

FINANCE: Refi’s boom; hints at IPO LLC CEO Anthony Hsieh navigated 2020 with booming business

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