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.
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City’s Proposal Not On Top of Pundits’ Lists
At first glance, Irvine’s attempt to woo Amazon for the e-commerce giant’s second headquarters carries about the same long odds as Larry Agran’s quixotic presidential bid in 1992.
REAL ESTATE: SGX offering would follow Tel Aviv debt
KBS Realty Advisors appears to be going out-of-country again to raise money for a new real estate fund.
Says Bascom Bid Of $131M Far Off Mark
This month’s sale of the 82-acre Serrano Summit development site in Lake Forest is the most expensive reported land sale in Orange County this year.
3rd Big Office Sale in City Since August
Olen Properties Corp. has added a prominent office tower in its hometown of Newport Beach to its growing real estate portfolio.
Greenlaw, Westbrook JV Buy 10-Building Campus
Centerpointe La Palma, the largest office complex in North Orange County, has traded hands in a $106.1 million deal.
Serrano Site to Lennar; LandSea Sells Some Land to KB Home
Two of the largest residential development sites in Lake Forest have changed hands within a few days of each other in a pair of land transactions valued at nearly $177 million combined.
Plans 35 Communities In SoCal, Texas This Year
Newport Beach-based RSI Communities LLC has added another large development site in Texas to its growing homebuilding portfolio.
120-Room Hotel Also on Tap, 92,000 SF of Retail
A Los Angeles-based developer wants to turn a roughly 13-acre site near the Anaheim resort district into a Disneyland of sorts, for beer lovers.
The Irvine Co. said it’s making a serious push to bring Amazon to Irvine for the e-commerce giant’s second headquarters, and has enlisted its former No. 2 executive to lead the project.
Passco Apartment Buy Follows Sunstone Deal
It’s a nearly 2,900-mile trip from Orange County to Key West, Fla., site of the southernmost point in the continental United States.