Weekly Round Up:July 20
JOBS, JOBS, JOBS - In case you missed it, the biggest piece of business news that came out of Ontario, California last week was the announcement that QVC will be opening its West Coast distribution center in Ontario. This LEED-certified building will initially employ 500 people, with plans to eventually hire a total of 1,000 people. Read more.NEW HOMES - In other news, Brookfield Residential announced that it is getting ready to open another Master Planned Community, called New Haven, in Ontario Ranch. Read more. HOCKEY - Yes, it is a little bit early, but fans are starting to get ready for opening day of the Ontario Reign – scheduled for October 23. Read more.NO DUH! - Don’t speak! I know just what you’re thinking. You’re thinking: I can’t wait to see the No Doubt Tribute Band, No Duh, this Wednesday. Join us on Wednesday, July 22 from 7 PM to 8:30 PM in Ontario Town Square. Here are the details. Then on Friday from 7 PM to 9 PM is the Movie in the Park, featuring Big Hero 6. For a comlete line-up of activities in Ontario Town Square - including Special Olympics activities scheduled for this week - visit http://ontariotownsquare.org/events/ HONORED DEVELOPER - Congratulations to Majestic Realty on being named Developer of the Year by NAOIP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association. In Ontario, Majestic Realty developments include the 255-acre Majestic Airport Center, incorporating four master-planned industrial parks. Read more.And there you have it. To stay up to date on Ontario business news, follow OntarioEDA on Twitter.