Katie Murar

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in midday trading to 2,828.31.

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Hotels Pay More Attention to Labor, ADA Laws

Long Beach Measure Watched in OC

Overtime regulations, new human trafficking training regulations that take effect next year, and efforts to eliminate sexual harassment are at the forefront of the latest batch of labor issues taking aim at the hospitality and tourism sector.

Avanath Looks Close to Home for Affordable Buys

Kicks Off Opportunity Zone Investment Program

Irvine-based Avanath Capital Management LLC owns and operates about 9,500 apartments nationwide, including one of the country’s larger collection of affordable-housing complexes.

Marriott Wraps $32M Redo

Anaheim Marriott has concluded a two-year, $32 million hotel renovation.

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JWA Traffic Up In January

John Wayne Airport passenger traffic rose 0.3% in January to 819,000 compared with the same month last year.

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$218M Land Deal in Irvine

Five Point Holdings, LLC (NYSE: FPH) has sold an additional 41 acres of land at its Great Park Neighborhoods development in Irvine for about $218 million, the company announced Wednesday as part of its fourth quarter earnings report.

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Midday Stock Roundup

Stock markets are rebounding Monday after January retail sales figures beat expectations.

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Commercial, Apartment Investor Waters Merge

Stillwater, Waterford Join Forces

John Drachman landed Orange County’s most in-demand tenant of 2018, when his Stillwater Investment Group convinced Glaukos Corp., a fast-growing medical device firm with a $2.2 billion valuation, to move its headquarters from San Clemente to Aliso Viejo.

Homebuying Slump Adds to Title Insurers Woes

Transactions Down 20% Amid Rising Rates

Title insurers continued to see a decline in business last year, a trend they hope will stabilize in 2019 and end two years of consecutive losses.

Raintree Adds to Dana Point’s Revitalization Efforts

Moves HQ Near Prado West Rentals

Raintree Partners LLC is thinking long term about Dana Point.

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