How WATG Draws Its Own Space
Dentists get cavities, developers buy houses; how do designers execute on their own plans—and spend their money?
Designing Couple on Restaurants, $23M Westin Long Beach Redraw
Conventional wisdom says “look before you leap.”
$1.3B Billings; 11% Sales Jump; 26M SF of Work
There appears to be no shortage of work for Orange County’s tenant-improvement contractors. The local market heated up last year after a slower 2017.
SERVICES: Finds niche cleaning precision components
Astro Pak Corp. is a byproduct of the 1950s Cold War between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R.
ACCOUNTING: 93-year-old firm in expansion mode
John Di Carlo can’t testify under oath that the founders of Windes Inc. had company culture and employee engagement at the core of their thinking when they opened their accounting firm. It was 1926 and the managing partner hasn’t come across any old work papers with “people first” scrawled across them.
Domestic Abuse Nonprofit Aims for 3rd OC Store
Working with and supporting victims of domestic abuse on a daily basis can be emotionally draining for employees at Laura’s House.
The Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in Orange County trio of lists are the result of months of surveying workers and managers at local employers.
Camaraderie Over Ball Games, Happy Hours
Next week, the brokers and other staff members at Voit Real Estate Services will take a break from their regularly scheduled work day to head to the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa not for a real estate conference, but a companywide retreat.
State of the County: Accounting & Consulting
Taxes are always a high-stakes game; we’ve got the players.
Big 4, Acquisition Spurs Jump; 54 Employ 5,400
Orange County’s largest accounting firms boosted their local headcount 6.9% in the year ended May 31, the eighth straight year of increases.
Deloitte, Blythe, Tevora Lead Local Expansions
Orange County management consulting firms increased local consultant count 7.2% to 1,849 and overall employment by nearly 9% to more than 4,400, the Business Journal’s annual list shows.
ECONOMY: $102B of sales for largest operators
The large are getting larger—sometimes much larger—in this year’s snapshot of the biggest private companies in Orange County.
Irvine Builder Doubled Revenue in 2018
Homebuilders faced a tale of two markets in 2018: strong demand in the first half of the year downgrading to a slowdown in latter months, challenging Orange County homebuilders both public and private.