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March 29, 1991 | Michael Flagg Times staff writer
Movin' On: Emerson Computer Power, a division of Emerson Electric Co., is moving to Irvine from Santa Ana, adding another computer company to the Irvine Co.'s massive Spectrum industrial park at the junction of the San Diego and Santa Ana freeways. Emerson signed a 10-year, $11-million lease for 140,000 square feet in a building on Jeronimo Road.
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June 23, 1991 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In 1984, developers were building 30 high-technology business parks in states stretching from Maine to California, frequently touting them as the "next Silicon Valley." When Irvine Co., the giant Orange County developer, unveiled plans that year for a 2,600-acre technology park to be called the Irvine Spectrum, company officials had something altogether different in mind.
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BUSINESS
June 23, 1991 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In 1984, developers were building 30 high-technology business parks in states stretching from Maine to California, frequently touting them as the "next Silicon Valley." When Irvine Co., the giant Orange County developer, unveiled plans that year for a 2,600-acre technology park to be called the Irvine Spectrum, company officials had something altogether different in mind.
BUSINESS
March 29, 1991 | Michael Flagg Times staff writer
Movin' On: Emerson Computer Power, a division of Emerson Electric Co., is moving to Irvine from Santa Ana, adding another computer company to the Irvine Co.'s massive Spectrum industrial park at the junction of the San Diego and Santa Ana freeways. Emerson signed a 10-year, $11-million lease for 140,000 square feet in a building on Jeronimo Road.
BUSINESS
July 31, 1996
The city of Irvine certainly is no slouch when it comes to attracting new businesses and keeping old ones. It recently agreed to float a $7-million tax-free industrial development bond to enable Calsonic Miura Graphics to buy new equipment and add 13,000 square feet to its plant in the Irvine Spectrum industrial park. The expansion is expected to add 47 jobs at the company, which now employs 118 people. This is Irvine's sixth industrial development bond in 10 years.
BUSINESS
December 21, 1993 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A small Orange County manufacturer of computer data storage products is transferring its corporate headquarters from Irvine to Northern California as part of a merger. Half a dozen jobs are expected to be lost in the shuffle as UltraStor Corp.'s management offices move to the San Francisco Bay Area city of Fremont, and three of those involve people who have transferred to a San Diego County site, said UltraStor's chief executive, Thomas R. Parkinson. UltraStor is merging with GigaTrend Inc.
BUSINESS
October 24, 1997 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Motorola Corp. said Thursday it plans to sell the Irvine semiconductor plant that it bought for $111 million in 1994 from Western Digital Corp. The plant, one of the largest manufacturing facilities in the Irvine Spectrum industrial park, has about 500 employees, a Motorola spokesman said. The company would offer employees positions at its other facilities if a new owner didn't want to retain all of the workers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 1987 | JOHN NEEDHAM, Times County Bureau Chief
The Irvine Co. is discussing swapping its land at Gypsum Canyon, which Orange County wants for a 6,191-inmate jail, for county land near El Toro now being used for a branch jail, a law firm confirmed in a letter released Thursday. The law firm of Stradling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth said in a letter to County Counsel Adrian Kuyper that it has been contacted by the Irvine Co. about representing the company in talks with the county.
BUSINESS
August 31, 1990 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Rouse Co., which operates Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston, South Street Seaport in New York City and other well-known shopping venues, will manage the Irvine Co.'s Fashion Island mall in Newport Beach, the companies said Thursday. The companies recently signed a 10-year management contract with options to renew. Rouse replaces Donahue Schriber, a Newport Beach developer that oversaw the recent renovation of the mall. How much Rouse will be paid was not disclosed.
REAL ESTATE
March 13, 1988
AT&T will be the major anchor tenant of a new 14-story, $50-million office tower, the Irvine Co.'s first office building in Irvine Center, the urban core of Irvine Spectrum that is bounded by the San Diego (405), Santa Ana (5) and Laguna Canyon (California 133) freeways. Irvine Center is the portion of Irvine Spectrum that will contain major corporate headquarters and high-rise and mid-rise office towers, combined with hotels, restaurants and commercial and retail support services.
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