If there is one area every business owner wants to see an improvement in, it is sales. Every owner is looking for more quotes, orders, deposits, shipments, collections and revenue.
MannKind Corporation, a Valencia biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Seaside 88, a private investment limited partnership, for the sale of 700,000 shares of common stock to Seaside 88 every two weeks over the course of a year, for up to a total of up to 18.2 million shares of MannKind common stock. The initial sale is expected to close on Sept. 22.
In a blind audit of Acura dealerships by the Acura division of American Honda Motor Co., four members of the Valencia Acura sales team achieved national recognition in the Council of Sales Excellence program.
More than 60 percent of the exhibitor booths for this fall's SCV Community Expo have been sold. Exhibit space for this year's event has been expanded to two exhibit halls based on last year's demand for booth space.
Hanley Investment Group, a boutique retail-investment advisory firm, announced that Tesoro Village, a 74,415-square-foot Valencia shopping center located near the intersection of Copper Hill Drive and Avenida Rancho Tesoro, is being marketed for sale for $31.5 million.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) is holding its monthly business luncheon, Aug. 17 at 11:45 a.m. Keynote speaker, Carl Newton, city attorney for Santa Clarita, will offer a unique overview of the city of Santa Clarita based on his 23 years of service. Councilman Bob Kellar, a longtime resident of the Santa Clarita Valley and mayor in 2004 and 2008, will join Newton.
The city is set to hold informational meetings for FirstHOME, its first-time homebuyer program, on Aug. 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Sept. 1 from noon to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The meetings will be in the Century Room at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
Ronald D. Morgan, a certified-public accountant with Sterb, Kory, Sreden and Morgan in Stevenson Ranch, has been credentialed as a personal-finance specialist by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The PFS credential, held by several thousand CPAs nationwide, was established in 1987. CPAs who earn the PFS credential must be re-certified every three years.
While Saturn dealerships are being phased out, Parkway Motorcars has been named an official Saturn authorized service provider. Authorization entails Saturn-specific training for a dealership's service staff and stocking of Saturn parts. Saturn owners can take their vehicles to Parkway's Creekside Road GM dealership, Parkway Buick, Cadillac, GMC, Hummer.
When Chris David and Diana Zahreddine say they're neighbors, they mean it. A wall separates their Newhall backyards, where the two women will frequently sit and chat. They walk the neighborhoods together, which is how they noticed that one of the last non-chain coffee shops in Santa Clarita - The Town Grind - had closed some months ago.
Bank of Santa Clarita has continued to show increased earnings, according to second-quarter results released Thursday.
The results are in, and the second annual Santa Clarita Valley 40 Under Forty honorees have been announced.
Three years after Santa Clarita's enterprise zone went into effect, the business community is pushing to have it expanded to cover more of the valley.
Mention protein drinks, and most people likely think of thick, chalky shakes chugged by bodybuilders. Kirk Bardin is out to change that perception.
Three years ago, Vin Bali was working as a recruiter, helping people find jobs in accounting and finance. Having grown tired of the corporate life, he finally decided to leave recruiting behind and take what he thought might be a two-month stint with his family's limo company.
AMS Fulfillment has landed a new client that fits neatly into the region's film entertainment industry.
Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
Santa Clarita Realtors installed incoming president Nancy Starczyk as President of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, SCV Division, on Friday night.