Mark Mueller

Senior Editor

Mark Mueller covers commercial and residential real estate for the Orange County Business Journal. His beat also includes title insurers and mortgage lenders, as well as government stories that relate to real estate. He can be reached at mueller@ocbj.com.

Email: mueller@ocbj.com
Phone: 949-833-8373 Extension: 226

Recent Stories

Charged Office Sale

REAL ESTATE: NFL team’s HQ sells for $84 million

The Costa Mesa office complex that’s home to the operations of the Los Angeles Chargers football team has traded hands at a 75% premium to its prior sale.

Glidewell Labs Adds 2 More Offices to Irvine Campus

REAL ESTATE: $88M buy its largest to date

Newport Beach-based dental products maker Glidewell Laboratories, already one of the largest owner-users of commercial real estate in the area around John Wayne Airport, has made what appears to be its largest-ever local property acquisition.

City Ventures Sees Green in Eco-Friendly Homes

REAL ESTATE: On pace for 600 sales this year

You could call City Ventures the Prius of homebuilders.

Surf City Center Near Bella Terra Commands $65M

Edinger Plaza Sale Tops For OC Retail This Year

Edinger Plaza, a 155,275-square-foot shopping center in Huntington Beach across the street from the city’s largest mall, Bella Terra, has changed hands.

Eagle Four Takes Flight to Denver in Big Hotel Buy

HOSPITALITY: $415M value estimated for Sheraton

Newport Beach-based hospitality investor Eagle Four Partners is the latest local name taking notice of Colorado’s red-hot hotel market.

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Sears Closing South Coast Plaza Location

Sears Holdings Corp. plans to shutter its location at Costa Mesa’s South Coast Plaza as part of its just-announced Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

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Orange, Anaheim Offices Trade Hands for $61M

REAL ESTATE: Both in hub of rental developments

Two Central Orange County offices in Orange and Anaheim have traded hands in deals totaling about $61 million.

IBC Site Near The District Eyed for Senior Housing

3-Acre Site Would Hold 370 Units and Run 424,000 SF

A 3-acre site in Irvine that’s across the street from the District at Tustin Legacy shopping center is being considered for a sizeable housing project for older residents.

Foundation Building Materials Refocuses After Sale

SERVICES: Distributor keeps better-performing biz

Foundation Building Materials LLC, a Tustin-based distributor of wallboard, ceiling systems, and other products that’s used an aggressive roll-up acquisition strategy to build its business, is hitting the reset button.

Competition Up For EvoNexus Spots

INNOVATION: Irvine incubator adding startups

Much like the university down the road from its Irvine office, it’s getting harder for applicants to get accepted to startup incubator EvoNexus.

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