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Orange County Business Journal Editor-in-Chief Mark Mueller

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In for the Long Haul

Coastal hotel developers face their share of challenges; then there’s Mo Honarkar

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Segerstrom Stars

If 2021 is the Year of Food at SCP, 2022 might be the Year of Art on the other side of Bristol Street

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First Impressions

Largely positive reviews are beginning to trickle in on EV upstart Rivian’s first consumer offering, the R1T pickup truck

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Musco’s Requiem

The LA Opera returned to a full season at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Sept. 18, with a production of Verdi’s Il Trovatore

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The Register Goes Remote

The Orange County Register has cut back its local real estate presence, marking one of the more prominent examples of an OC company moving to more of a remote-working strategy

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Skate Wins

It’s been a good ride of late for the skateboarding industry, and for Orange County sponsors of the sport

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Next Steps at NextGen

NextGen Healthcare moved HQ designation from Irvine to Atlanta earlier this year, not long after it listed a portion of its former corporate office for sublease

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Exec Moves; Rinker’s Words

Big exec moves made their share of headlines in OC last week

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COVID Lessons

Joe Kiani foresaw the potential damage of COVID-19 and took steps before many others in early 2020 to prepare

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By Land or Sea

As readers of our annual OC’s Wealthiest edition late last month can attest, Mark Moshayedi knows his cars

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New Launches

Donald Bren is nothing if not a planner, making the timing of the Irvine Co. chairman’s secret donations that started in 2013 and now top $100 million to the California Institute of Technology nearly as interesting as the gift itself

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Keeping Fit

Office complexes and gyms, two types of real estate whose near-term future was shaky at the onset of the pandemic, are showing signs of growth again

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Summer Travel

Boats, yachts and mega-yachts that could pass for luxury hotels are prominent in this week’s OC’s Wealthiest edition

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Food & Shelter

When the opportunity arose to take the top spot at Just Food for Dogs, it was an easy choice for private equity executive Julian Mack

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Charges, Changes at Genesis

Count Genesis Motor North America’s Mark Del Rosso among those vouching for the long-term viability of electric vehicles

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Dell’s New Workout

The race for fitness companies to break out from the pack and become the next Peloton Interactive is heating up

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Fullerton’s Funders

Amazon's ties with Orange County are being strengthened with new opportunities

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Skyworks Seal of Approval

Skyworks Solutions has a friend in Jim Cramer, and that friendship is paying off for other local tech firms

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Nixon’s Plumber Friend

Are the warmer inland temperatures of Brea the reason the city’s become the HVAC capital of Southern California?

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Zero to Seventy

Acorns Grow expects to be valued at around $2.2B when it completes its reverse merger with SPAC Pioneer Merger Corp. and goes public later this year

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Office Returns

Post-pandemic priorities see companies focused on new leases and office returns

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Fishing Lessons

Former Quest Software CEO Vinny Smith named his philanthropic foundation after the famous saying, Teach a Man to Fish

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Fit for the Long Haul

Winners of the Business Journal’s Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards, now in its 20th year, have staying power.

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The Show Goes On

High-profile attention for Orange County businesses this week

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Texas Two-Step

Irvine Co. certainly isn’t among the ranks of OC companies looking to relocate to Texas.

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Sports Collectors

Big moves are happening for professional sports franchises and memorabilia

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Rocky Mountain Rivalry

Orange County companies continue to increase their presence in Colorado

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An Opportunity Made

Acquisitions and a planned IPO are setting up for big 2021 expectations

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Miami, Marlins, and Dolphins

Money is flowing in both directions when it comes to the connections between Orange County and Miami

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Banks and Books

Acquisitions and talks of an IPO have companies focused on growth and expansion

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Corporate Reinventions

Companies are making big moves while focusing on a post-pandemic landscape

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Software and Subleases

Companies are shifting priorities towards relocation, subleasing and adapting for future business

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Letters to Investors

IPO prospectuses can be dry affairs, 200+ pages of legal disclaimers, corporate buzzwords and often undecipherable financials, with the occasional item of note sprinkled in.

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The Price of Growth

Newport Beach-based Harvey & Co. helps OC firms grow their business; Santa Ana’s Allied may become OC’s largest private company by revenue; HP Inc. will be purchasing the HyperX gaming products maker from Kingston in $425M deal

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Home Sales

LoanDepot becomes OC’s sixth-largest public company by market value; CoStar Group Inc. 'stunned' to read of CoreLogic buyout; Yucaipa Cos. of Los Angeles takes heavy equity stake in Steinberg Sports and Entertainment

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Abundance of Investments

Irvine’s PE-backed firm Interior Logic Group will be sold to Blackstone for $1.6B; Stone Point Capital and Insight Partners will pay $6B for Irvine’s CoreLogic; Chicago ratings agency affirms AAA ratings for CMBS-loans backed by Irvine Co. office properties

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New Homes

Irvine’s First Foundation Inc. moves holding company to Dallas; new H Mart to open in Irvine; local businessman Sir Torben Aaskov, Chapman U grad, knighted by Queen Margrethe II

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Legal Scores

Keller/Anderle LLP trial lawyer Jennifer Keller ranked No. 1 attorney by SoCal Super Lawyers; Evan Moore, former NFL tight end, scores apartment complex via Stratford Capital investment firm; Jeff Moorad's Newport Beach MSP Sports Capital bought soccer clubs in Spain and Portugal since 2019

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New Drives

What’s ahead for Foothill Ranch’s loanDepot; Tesla's $800B plans to expand in Irvine; Irvine’s Rivian is nearing another funding round, valuing the company close to $25B

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Scenes from a Riot

Rep. Lou Correa shares firsthand account of Capitol takeover; New ghost kitchen restaurants sets up in Anaheim; Irvine’s Fitness International LLC remains country’s largest health club

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Battle of the Bands

A love for music runs deep among our collection of Business People of the Year winners, profiled in this edition.

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