About the business:
The Ortega Group is a building design firm founded by former minor league baseball player Kirk Ortega and his brother. The brothers started the company at the height of the market, only to watch the housing industry come crashing down. Armed with an in-depth knowledge of the industry, Ortega was able to nurture business relationships and weather the economic storms.
This year's Inner City 100 companies have fought off a sluggish economy through a combination of smart investment and savvy strategy. Here's how they are doing it.
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