Orange County Business Journal

REAL ESTATE

Recent and archived news stories on: Apartments, Architecture, Brokers, Construction, Housing, Mortgages, Offices, Property Management, Realtors...

Kilroy Sells Off Spectrum Office

REAL ESTATE: Swift on lookout for more deals in SoCal

Kilroy Realty Corp. has sold one of its few remaining office buildings in Orange County to a San Francisco-based real estate investor that’s looking to expand its holdings in Southern California.

Freedom Relists Land Around HQ

The owners of the Orange County Register have relisted for sale 14.3 acres of land that surrounds the company’s headquarters in Santa Ana.

Manufacturing and Warehouse Vacancies Remain Tight in Q2

The South Orange County office market performed well in the second quarter, recording 152,559 square feet of positive net absorption.

Animal Crackers, ‘Sexy’ Shoes Top Leases for Quarter

Industrial Rents Projected To Rise 8.7% Next Year

D. F. Stauffer Biscuit Co., a York, Penn.-based maker of cookies and crackers, has signed a new deal for its bakery facility in Santa Ana in the largest reported industrial lease of the past quarter.

Real Estate Deals

Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments

A limited liability company sold the Western Avenue Cottages apartment complex in Buena Park for $1.6 million to an exchange buyer.

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Freedom Communications Lists Santa Ana Land for Sale

The owners of the Orange County Register have relisted for sale 14.3 acres of land that surrounds the company’s headquarters in Santa Ana.

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MemorialCare Takes Full Ownership of Imaging Centers

Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System said today that its MemorialCare Medical Foundation is now the sole owner of eight imaging centers located in Orange County and Long Beach.

Home Appliance Brand Gets Creative in Costa Mesa

REAL ESTATE: Moves U.S. HQ From Huntington Beach

The creative-office design trend is making its way to the glitzy buildings next to South Coast Plaza.

CoreLogic’s Patent Play

Tabaddor Took Reins of IP, Turned Department Into Profit Center

Moving from defense to offense has paid dividends for the intellectual property legal team at Irvine-based CoreLogic Inc.

Irvine Cove, Emerald Bay Warm Up Coastal Market

Slow Streak Over as 2 Sales Top $10 Million

The communities of Emerald Bay and Irvine Cove in Laguna Beach capture the character and charm of the California Riviera and command some of the highest sale prices for homes in Orange County.

Manufacturing and Warehouse Vacancies Remain Tight in Q2

The vacancy rate in the manufacturing and warehouse sector has been on a downward trend over the past 12 months, decreasing from 2.5% in the first quarter to 2.4% at the end of the second.

Flooring Distributor Inks 1st Anaheim Concourse Lease

Longust to Move From Nearby, Takes 93,818 SF

Longust Distributing Inc., a wholesale flooring supplier that’s had an Anaheim location since 2001, is the first company to announce a lease at the new batch of industrial buildings being constructed at Panattoni Development Co.’s massive Anaheim Concourse project.

Real Estate Deals

Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments

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Irvine Commercial RE Lender in Sale to Walker & Dunlop

Johnson Capital, an Irvine-based commercial property mortgage lender, has sold its loan origination and servicing platform to Walker & Dunlop Inc., a commercial real estate financial services company in Bethesda, Md.