Peter J. Brennan
Haddad: Higher Density, Homes Without Garages, Ridesharing
Emile Haddad is experimenting with something that at first glance appears antithetical to the Southern California lifestyle—a home without a garage. And a homeowner who’s not a car owner.
Three-Story Models Address Land Shortage
Kevin Karami and his son Dustin pointed out the differences among the three next-door houses they designed in Irvine’s Great Park Neighborhoods.
Local Boss Says Best He’s Seen in 30 Years
Lewis Cornell, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.’s top representative in the Western U.S., has his hands full when his company bought Englewood, Colo.-based CH2M Corp. last year.
ARCHITECTURE: ‘California Room’ highlights trends
“The California Room” is designed so the home’s roof covers an outdoor patio.
California Rooms, Vertical Building Are Wave of Future
Fireplaces, big backyards, three-car garages and ranch houses are fading away in Orange County.
Staffing Boom Grows Sales Nearly 2,000%
When Matthew Blake was asked how many offices Nexem Corp. has nationwide, he hesitated before saying, “That’s a dynamic number. It might be more than 50.”
SERVICES: Ahtna Design wins fans for its construction expertise
An Alaska-based firm owned by an indigenous tribe is seeing its construction management firm do quite well in Irvine.
FINANCE: Northwestern icon to double OC size
Orange County has about 3,000 middle-market companies, more than the 700 companies in Portland and 2,000 in Seattle area.
San Francisco’s BPM LLP, one of the 50 largest accountancies in the country, is entering Orange County with the purchase of Santa Ana’s Kramer & Olsen Accountancy Corp.