Construction Firms Report 6% Jump

Steady Growth Expected to Continue

Revenues for Orange County’s largest commercial construction companies reached a new post-recession high last year.

SteelWave’s Two Buys Include Tricon’s New Home

REAL ESTATE: Next-door deals in Tustin; $49M

SteelWave LLC, the Foster City-based real estate investor currently heading the development of The Press creative office project in Costa Mesa, has added a pair of large buildings in Tustin—including one of the city’s recently rebuilt creative office properties—to its area portfolio.

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Green Street Advisors Sold

Deal Will Support Growth At NB Firm, CEO Says

Newport Beach real estate data and analytics firm Green Street Advisors LLC is being sold to a New York private equity firm on undisclosed terms.

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PIMCO Eyes Deals Across the Pond

$76M for Troubled Retail Assets in UK

Pacific Investment Management Co.’s planned $1 billion initial public offering for a new real estate investment trust has been postponed for nearly a month without word on a potential reboot, but the Newport Beach investment giant is still keeping a close eye on real estate opportunities.

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The Happiest Place on Batuu, and Anaheim

TOURISM: D’Amaro’s job: maintaining legacy

Inside Oga’s Cantina at the brand new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction, Disneyland Resort President Josh D’Amaro is relaxed.

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Staar Surgical Has Eyes on 20% Growth

HEALTHCARE: Hiring for new Lake Forest HQ

It has been more than 30 years since ophthalmic device maker Staar Surgical Co. (Nasdaq: STAA) developed its first implantable lens to treat vision issues.

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$54M South Coast Metro Office Sale Tops for Year

REAL ESTATE: Ocean West, Angelo Gordon buy

A nine-story office in the South Coast Metro area of Santa Ana has sold for $54 million, in the highest-priced investment sale in Orange County reported to date.

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Rentals, Retail Proposed for Ricoh Santa Ana Site

HOUSING: Arrimus proposes 1,150 Units

A nearly 15-acre industrial campus along Red Hill Avenue in Santa Ana, long used by Ricoh Electronics Inc., is being eyed for a large apartment project by its new owners.

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CBio Speeds Up Land Remediation

CellPhoresis Brings Lab Testing Straight to Site

Upstart cell research and biotech firm CBio recently launched its first product, cellPhoresis.

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REVIEW: A First Take on Galaxy’s Edge

It’s easy to forget you’re in Disneyland as you walk through Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

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Newport Beach’s Pacific Investment Management Co., which manages $1.8 trillion in assets, yesterday postponed the initial public offering of its PIMCO Mortgage Income Trust, citing unfavorable market conditions.

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Irvine Co. Plans Student Housing for UCI

More student housing for the University of California-Irvine may be on the horizon thanks to the Irvine Co.

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Salas O’Brien Buys OMB

Santa Ana-based Salas O’Brien has closed on its second acquisition of 2019, buying Irvine-based OMB Electrical Engineers.

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PIMCO REIT Aims to Raise $1.15B

Newport Beach’s Pacific Investment Management Co. wants to raise up to $1.15 billion for its first ever real estate investment trust, or REIT.

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Trumark Homes Move Ahead on Brea Housing Project

Former Hospital Site To Get Townhomes, Flats

Trumark Homes is moving ahead on an 82-unit housing project along Central Avenue in Brea.

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