Biz News: UFC Gym grand opening Saturday in Costa Mesa

A new UFC Gym is having its grand opening in Costa Mesa on Saturday. The 18,000-square-foot facility at 2860 Harbor Blvd. replaces a car dealership.
(Courtesy of UFC Gym)

A UFC Gym in Costa Mesa is having its grand opening Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The 18,000-square-foot facility is at 2860 Harbor Blvd. It replaces a Mitsubishi dealership that has moved to another site along Harbor.

The gym’s offerings include strength training, cardio machines, battle ropes and agility ladders.

The company recently opened another gym in Huntington Beach, at 17091 Beach Blvd.

Figge Photography wins state award

Figge Photography in Newport Beach was recently awarded with a 2017 Small Business of the Year Award in Sacramento.

Assemblyman Matthew Harper (R-Huntington Beach) presented the award on behalf of his 74th Assembly District.

The Figge family’s “dedication to the local community, enhancing the quality of life for community residents, makes them the perfect choice,” Harper said in a news release.

“We strive to continue the tradition of photography and community involvement that our late parents started with this business,” Leslie Figge Chatillon said in a statement. “It is an honor to be recognized by the assemblyman. We hope to continue working closely with our community to photograph and preserve their memories.”

Figge Photography was founded in Glendale in 1945. Its Newport studio opened in 1976.

Shorepoint celebrates 55 years

Shorepoint Insurance Services, based in Costa Mesa, recently celebrated its 55th anniversary with the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce.

The company, established in 1962, has also been located in Huntington Beach, according to its marketing director, Katelyn Santos. The company is now based at 1120 Bristol St.

Shorepoint offers various commercial and personal insurances, as well as employee benefits programs.

Pressed opens third location in Newport

Pressed Juicery is set to open by the end of June in the Crystal Cove Shopping Center in Newport Beach, according to the Irvine Co.

The chain also has locations at Fashion Island and the Westcliff Plaza Shopping Center.

Stationery store to open in Lido

Sugar Paper, a stationery company, is opening in Newport Beach in mid-July, according to a news release.

The store, founded by Chelsea Shukov and Jamie Grobecker , is coming to the Lido Marina Village.

Irvine Co. re-brands buildings near JWA

The Newport Beach-based Irvine Co. is re-branding and renovating some commercial properties near John Wayne Airport in Irvine.

The Airport Business Center, which includes two four-story buildings at 18662 and 18552 MacArthur Blvd., will become “The Launch.”

“After conducting significant customer research, we’ve learned that growth companies view real estate as an asset and extension of their brands, a critical and valuable tool to help them recruit and retain talent in today’s tight job market,” Steve Case, executive vice president of Irvine Co. Office Properties, said in a statement.