Irvine Company’s 1,700 layoffs mostly hit staff at 3 hotels, resorts

https://therealdeal.com/la/2020/10/07/irvine-companys-1700-layoffs-mostly-hit-staff-at-3-hotels-resorts/ Among those were workers at Donald Bren-led firm’s shuttered Hotel Irvine and Fashion Island Hotel TRD LOS ANGELES / October 07, 2020 03:37 PM By Matthew Blake Real estate investment and development juggernaut Irvine Company has laid off 1,700 employees since the coronavirus took hold, with most of those cuts affecting workers at three hotels and resorts in Orange...

Dana Point’s Monarch Beach Resort joins Waldorf Astoria chain

https://www.ocregister.com/2020/10/01/dana-points-monarch-beach-resort-joins-waldorf-astoria-chain/ New owner switches hotel from independent status By JONATHAN LANSNER | jlansner@scng.com | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: October 1, 2020 at 12:01 p.m. | UPDATED: October 1, 2020 at 12:42 p.m. The Monarch Beach Resort will once again be part of a luxury hotel chain. The 400-room, five-diamond hotel in Dana Point announced it’s joining with Hilton to manage and market...
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OC Hotel Development Rising

Orange County Business Journal 02/19/16 OC Hotel Development Rising By Paul Hughes http://www.ocbj.com/news/2016/feb/19/oc-hotel-development-rising/   Orange County had 37 hotels with 6,705 rooms under construction or in planning at the end of 2015, a report by Irvine-based Atlas Hospitality Group Inc. said. The hotel consultancy and brokerage said 12 hotels with 2,461 rooms were under construction...