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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
REAL ESTATE: Prudential affiliate gets 202,000 square feet near JWA
A 10-story office building in Newport Beach is the latest property to get snapped up by institutional investors bullish on Orange County’s improving economy.
Offices Next to 241 Hold HQ for Kaiser Aluminum
Foothill Plaza, a two-building complex in Foothill Ranch that’s one of the highest-quality buildings in the office market in and around Lake Forest, has traded hands at a price approaching $50 million.
Costa Mesa Proposal Would Be a First For City
The owners of a Costa Mesa apartment complex want to take a new approach to dealing with parking congestion.
REAL ESTATE: Leases combine for 435,000 square feet
Blizzard Entertainment Inc. has signed a new lease for its offices in the Irvine Spectrum in a deal that should keep Orange County’s largest software company in its present location for the foreseeable future.
REAL ESTATE: Irvine Co. deals extend to new Eastwood project
The New Home Co. is expecting more than $500 million worth of luxury home sales on the Irvine Ranch, thanks to its latest big land deal with Newport Beach-based Irvine Company.
REAL ESTATE: Big redo in store for former WaMu offices
The local office of Houston-based Hines Interests LP has partnered with Pacific Investment Management Co. in Newport Beach to buy one of the most prominent office campuses near John Wayne Airport.
50M SF Planned in US, Fewer Options at Home
A handful of Orange County developers are at the forefront of a big push to build dozens of cutting-edge distribution and warehouse buildings across the country.
Report Cites Last Montage Owner as Possible Bidder
Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. is, for the second time in as many years, rumored to be exploring a sale of its high-end hotel portfolio. The deal could change ownership of two of Orange County’s toniest resorts.
Irvine-based Standard Pacific Corp. will have a new name following its impending acquisition of Ryland Group Inc.
Apple REIT’s $20M Buy Follows R.D. Olson Deals
An affiliate of Richmond, Va.-based hotel investor Apple REIT Cos. has added another Orange County property to its portfolio.