Irvine Company Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2020

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4.1
79%
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84%
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Irvine Company Chairman Donald L. Bren
Donald L. Bren
303 Ratings
Pros
  • "They care about their employees and offer good benefits(in 35 reviews)

  • "Great benefits with apartments, medical and 401k immediately(in 33 reviews)

Cons
  • "If you work on the apartment side unfortunately you will work weekends(in 31 reviews)

  • "Care of employees from upper management deteriorated over time(in 24 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "IT Departments"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Irvine Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Not worried about spending money for new technology.

    Cons

    Not enough internal staff and too much reliance on contractors

  2. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director of Logistics in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Irvine Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    If you are on the right team it doesn't feel like work. First in class company

    Cons

    I didn't have any cons

  3. "Awesome company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Developer in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Irvine Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, good compensation, supportive management

    Cons

    IT job security in real estate company is more risky

  4. COVID-19

    "It was a great ride"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Irvine Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Talented and engaged employees who really strive to be best in class.

    Cons

    Hard to be noticed outside of OC.

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  5. "Work for Irvine Company to be challenged, stretched and grown as a professional"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager Human Resources in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Irvine Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Development, High Expectations, Pursuit of Perfection, Top of Class Peers, Privately Owned, Collaborative

    Cons

    Listen to customers, increase diversity, continue the work focused on synergy between divisions, slow to embrace innovation and change.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work for"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Resident Relations Representative in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Irvine Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    If you have a great team, you’ll be fine.

    Cons

    Poor management is a killer at this company.

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  7. "Review"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Integration Develop[Er 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Irvine Company full-time

    Pros

    Great company with a lot of resources

    Cons

    Always over work , too mach tasks per person

  8. "Great Company With Growth Potential"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Leasing Consultant in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Irvine Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fantastic Support, Training and Benefits.

    Cons

    Working weekends if you are onsite.

  9. "Bring Your "A" Game"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Newport Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Irvine Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Stable company - Great opportunities - Well funded projects

    Cons

    Complex corporate culture (unwritten rules)

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Lack diversity. Leadership reeks of nepotism. Growth is contingent on rubbing elbows with the right people."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Irvine Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay. Good benefits. Free lunches on meetings. Long paid break during the holidays. Quick career progression if you know the right people.

    Cons

    Lacks diversity. Teams are predominantly Caucasian. Asians are deprioritized in terms of merit increases and promotions. Not much opportunities offered to Hispanics and African Americans. Descending liberal views are quashed and prejudiced. Corporate events is predominantly white (riding boating, playing corn hole).

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