Developer’s next big project set to revitalize downtown Garden Grove, but some will be displaced

Garden Grove’s sleepy downtown will get a dose of hip from a developer who knows a thing or two about trendy food and shopping.
Shaheen Sadeghi, who created “anti-malls” in Costa Mesa and revitalized downtown Anaheim with the Packing House and…Read more about Developer's next big project set to revitalize downtown Garden Grove, but some will be displaced This post was shared via The Orange County Register – News Headlines : Small Business’s RSS Feed. OC Shredding Business

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Can anti-mall and Packing House developer work his Midas touch on Garden Grove?

Shaheen Sadeghi, the developer behind Costa Mesa’s innovative anti-malls and Anaheim’s hip food hall, the Packing House, is setting his sights on Garden Grove.
On Tuesday, the commercial real estate developer entered an agreement with the city to…Read more about Can anti-mall and Packing House developer work his Midas touch on Garden Grove? This post was shared via The Orange County Register – News Headlines : Small Business’s RSS Feed. OC Shredding Business

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SOL Cocina sues Denver juice bar over trademark infringement

The parent company of SOL Cocina in Newport Beach has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against SOL Kitchen, an organic juice bar in Denver. Rich Howland, managing partner for Scottsdale–based Baja Management, said he and his partners tried to…Read more about SOL Cocina sues Denver juice bar over trademark infringement This post was shared via The Orange County Register – News Headlines : Small Business’s RSS Feed. OC Shredding Business

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Five things to know if you want to be a real estate agent

In the wake of the housing crash, Real Estate Trainers cut its staff 80 percent and used its reserves to keep the lights on.
With home sales plummeting, hardly anybody wanted to become an agent anymore. And real estate schools like Anaheim-based RET…Read more about Five things to know if you want to be a real estate agent This post was shared via The Orange County Register – News Headlines : Small Business’s RSS Feed. OC Shredding Business

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Top Huntington Beach bakery, Tomgirl, closes

Tomgirl Baking Co., known for its luscious desserts and lemon-ricotta hotcakes, closed its Huntington Beach location in early April.
Owners Jeff Littlefield and Wonyee Tom sold the lease to someone who is turning it into a pho restaurant. Reached by…Read more about Top Huntington Beach bakery, Tomgirl, closes This post was shared via The Orange County Register – News Headlines : Small Business’s RSS Feed. OC Shredding Business

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Venture capital in Orange County dips 11% in first quarter

The boom in venture capital for growing Orange County businesses slowed by nearly 11 percent in the first quarter, mirroring a similar dip nationwide. During the first quarter of 2016, only 15 deals were inked and roughly $158 million invested. In…Read more about Venture capital in Orange County dips 11% in first quarter This post was shared via The Orange County Register – News Headlines : Small Business’s RSS Feed. OC Shredding Business

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The PennySaver is coming back nearly a year to the day it was shuttered

It came down to the wire.
Million-dollar, custom-made machines that once clutched newly printed PennySavers and shuffled in coupon fliers were about to be reduced to molten metal, destined to be recycled.
Longtime PennySaver employee Elaine Buckley…Read more about The PennySaver is coming back nearly a year to the day it was shuttered This post was shared via The Orange County Register – News Headlines : Small Business’s RSS Feed. OC Shredding Business

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Fare fallout: Uber, Lyft and rising costs force Santa Ana taxi firm to close

After 30 years ferrying passengers around Orange County, Santa Ana-based A Taxi Cab ceased operation Tuesday, leaving 150 employees, mainly taxi drivers, unemployed.
Business owner Hossein Nabati cited competition with Uber and rising insurance…Read more about Fare fallout: Uber, Lyft and rising costs force Santa Ana taxi firm to close This post was shared via The Orange County Register – News Headlines : Small Business’s RSS Feed. OC Shredding Business

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App by O.C. company makes a foreign language instantly understandable

A world unified by one common language may be the stuff of science fiction, but entrepreneur Kevin Strom is working to create the next best thing.
Strom founded GlobeChat, a San Juan Capistrano-based company, to eliminate the divide of language…Read more about App by O.C. company makes a foreign language instantly understandable This post was shared via The Orange County Register – News Headlines : Small Business’s RSS Feed. OC Shredding Business

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Saved! Tustin children’s bookstore will stay open with help from new benefactor

TUSTIN – Just two months ago, Susie Alexander thought she’d be busy spring cleaning this month to liquidate every item in her year-old shop, Once Upon a Storybook.
The children’s bookstore – with its reading cubbies, train tracks and fairy…Read more about Saved! Tustin children's bookstore will stay open with help from new benefactor This post was shared via The Orange County Register – News Headlines : Small Business’s RSS Feed. OC Shredding Business

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