Horiba Instruments Inc., a manufacturer of automotive and industrial emissions analysis equipment, purchased this 40,000-square-foot building from Parker Hannifin in August, 1989. After a $1-million refurbishment, the building serves as U.S. corporate headquarters for Horiba, which is a subsidiary of Horiba Ltd. in Kyoto, Japan. Half of the U.S. subsidiary's 150 employees are based in Irvine.
FACTS AND FIGURES
Address:17671 Armstrong Ave., Irvine
Architect: Hastings Lundstrom Architects, Irvine
General contractor: Elliott Corp., Newport Beach
Interior designer: Reel Grobman Architects, Santa Ana
Square feet: 40,000
Use: Office, manufacturing, warehouse
Date completed: July, 1990
Parking capacity: 93
Source: The Brogger Group and Horiba Instruments Inc.