American Assets Inc., San Diego, has announced the promotion of Mark Singerman to executive vice president, real estate development. Prior to joining the firm in 1984, Singerman was regional manager for Kaiser Development Co., Carlsbad.
Shirley L. Doig has been promoted to director of residential marketing communications and merchandising for the Irvine Co. and is responsible for managing the marketing efforts of the firm's residential communities in Irvine, Newport Beach, Tustin and Orange.
O'Donnell, Brigham & Partners has changed its name to O'Donnell, Armstrong, Brigham & Partners with new headquarters at 2201 Dupont Drive, Irvine. The new name reflects contributions Blair Armstrong has made to the firm in the development of 7 million square feet of space, valued at more than $500 million. Armstrong has been resident partner/Southern California since 1979.
James H. Carleton has been appointed managing director of the Design Center of Los Angeles. Carleton was involved in the original organization of the Design Center as leasing manager and has been involved with the contract furnishings industry, representing such firms as Cannell & Chaffin, United Business Interiors and Welton Becket.