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OC 50 Real Estate Dealmakers

WHY: California’s dominant hotel developer several years running. Since 2008, R.D. Olson has completed 18 projects with nearly 2,700 rooms. Those projects have a value approaching $2 billion. Eight of those projects are in Orange County.

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Bob’s the Builder

Olson Brings Hotel Glitz to NB, Irvine, Dana Point

It’s been a whirlwind period of growth for Bob Olson, who over a 10-year stretch has gone from Orange County’s biggest and best-known hotel developer, to the largest in Southern California, to the most prolific in the Golden State.

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