Latest business news in Mission Viejo
Puerta Real Target
The new smaller Target is expected to open on November 11 in the Puerta Real Shopping Center on the corner of Crown Valley Parkway and Puerta Real. This is one of the first smaller-format Targets to open in Orange County, opening alongside a new store in Anaheim and a recent Irvine opening. This new style Target focuses primarily on ease and convenience. This location used to house Sports Chalet. An exterior center renovation coincides with the new store’s opening.
The new commercial retail plaza is opening soon next to the new Hampton Inn & Suites on Marguerite Parkway. The GreenStreet Center will include a variety of restaurants and retail services along with a full-service auto spa. Some of the tenants secured so far include Burgerim restaurant, King Shabu Shabu Japanese restaurant, Seville Classics home organization and GreenStreet Auto Spa. GreenStreet is set to open before the end of the year.
New skincare company Skin Laundry is coming to the Shops at Mission Viejo. Skin Laundry is known for its facial technique using medical-grade laser technology and has performed more than 500,000 laser facials at various locations across the world. Treatments include laser and light facials that use a combination of technology to help clean skin. The company also has released a variety of moisturizers, creams and exfoliators. Originally based in Santa Monica, this company now has locations in California, Arizona, Florida, New York, Illinois, Hong Kong and the UK. Construction is currently underway for Skin Laundry’s latest location in Mission Viejo.
November 13– Overcoming Stalled Sales: How to Develop a Sales Strategy for your Company
On Tuesday, November 13, South OC Entrepreneurs Academy is hosting a free business workshop in partnership with SCORE. This workshop is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Margarita Bell Tower Community Center at 22232 El Paseo. This interactive planning workshop will help business owners create a strategic plan to increase sales by focusing on how to target, position and organize their businesses. To register, visit https://orangecounty.score.org. Walk-ins are also welcome.
For information on upcoming workshops, visit https://cityofmissionviejo.org/departments/economic-development.
SCORE Mentorship Opportunities
SCORE is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping small businesses across the country by offering tools, workshops, online courses and mentoring opportunities. The Orange County division of SCORE offers one-on-one business mentoring with various business experts based in Orange County. Mentor meetings take place across Orange County including the Mission Viejo Library. Browse the mentor profiles and schedule an appointment at https://orangecounty.score.org/content/findmentor or by calling 714-550-7369.
SBA Online Courses
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers free online courses for all levels of business. Sixty-three 30-minute courses are currently available online at https://www.sba.gov/course.
What is the status of the shopping center at La Paz & Marguerite ?
Whatever the reason its taking so long is unacceptable and detremental to the City.