REAL ESTATE: Buena Park land bought from City Ventures
Irvine-based homebuilder TRI Pointe Group Inc. has taken over ownership of a prominent residential development site in Buena Park that previously held a Nabisco food manufacturing facility.
REAL ESTATE: 441,000-SF deal in Fullerton biggest lease this year
Third-party logistics services provider 3PL Global LLC is expanding its Orange County presence and shifting its headquarters to Fullerton after signing the largest industrial lease here this year.
REAL ESTATE: Parcel along coast goes for $925,000 per acre
Bill Shopoff’s largest local acquisition in over five years—a former oil storage facility in Huntington Beach—could prove to be the most challenging entitlement project yet for the Irvine-based real estate investor and developer.
Colton Co. Paid $21.5M For Retail Property in 2000
Dallas-based retail property investor Dunhill Partners Inc. has bought a shopping center in Laguna Hills that caters to high-end design and home-furnishing tenants.
REAL ESTATE: 262,000 SF for executive offices, direct sales center
Karma Automotive LLC will move the bulk of its local operations and establish a new direct sales center in a building in Irvine whose design is expected to echo the company’s cutting-edge technology.
REAL ESTATE: Values new center in Huntington Beach at $970 PSF
It took the Pacific City shopping center in Huntington Beach less than a year to claim a spot among Orange County’s most valuable retail properties.
350-Room Project On Katella to Run 12 Stories
A limited-service hotel planned for the Anaheim site near the Disneyland Resort that once held The Boogie nightclub appears to be getting much taller than initially envisioned.
REAL ESTATE: Also grows within OC with Brea project
New Home Co. has bought land for its first homebuilding project in San Diego, and is also expanding its reach in Orange County through a new project at the La Floresta development in Brea.
REAL ESTATE: New complex moves for estimated $131 million
A newly built apartment complex in Huntington Beach has a new owner in a deal that appears to set a high-water mark for pricing in Orange County’s hot multifamily market.
Up 42% From Bottom, More Increases Anticipated
It’s taken eight long years, but Orange County’s office market is now back to prerecession levels by one key metric: asking rents.
New Fund Would Be Its Fourth Since 2008
Ladera Ranch-based SmartStop Asset Management LLC is looking raise more than $1 billion to fund another batch of self-storage facility acquisitions across the country as it takes the wraps off of a new development in its hometown.
REAL ESTATE: Park Tower office trades for close to $26M
Milan Capital Management, an Anaheim-based commercial real estate investor, has bought an office tower in Long Beach and sold an office in its hometown in two deals topping $50 million together.
Laguna Beach-based virtual reality content maker NextVR Inc. said it has completed an $80 million round of funding, led by a syndicate of Asian technology companies.
REAL ESTATE: Trio adjacent to Outlets, Christ Cathedral
A trio of office properties near the Outlets at Orange shopping center—along with adjacent land that’s expected to hold a host of apartments—has new ownership after a deal valued in excess of $100 million.
REAL ESTATE: Greenlight parent takes 150,000 SF in Santa Ana
The parent company of Greenlight Financial Services, a mortgage company with sizeable operations in Orange County, has struck a deal to relocate much of its local employee base to Santa Ana in what looks to be a blockbuster office lease.
More Rentals Than Owner Units, JLL Reports Shows
The city of Irvine remains the hub of homebuilding in Orange County through development of Great Park Neighborhoods and the Irvine Ranch, but an even faster construction push in the multifamily sector over the past decade has given rental units majority status in OC’s fastest-growing city, according to new brokerage data.
Michael Harrah’s long-awaited One Broadway office tower in Santa Ana has always been expected to eventually become the commercial real estate developer and owner’s crowning local achievement.
REAL ESTATE: Energy drink execs pay $95M for Savi Tech Center
The wealthy local duo that runs Corona-based Monster Beverage Corp. has bought Yorba Linda’s biggest office complex in one of the largest property sales so far this year in Orange County.
REAL ESTATE: Costa Mesa hub of ‘destination’ tenants
The Triangle, the once-troubled Costa Mesa mall that’s been converted into a thriving entertainment and restaurant center over the past few years, is for sale.
Irvine-based Koll Co. has made its largest purchase in nearly five years, picking up a massive logistics and distribution center in Phoenix.
Nexus Cos.’ Vivante To Add Another 111 Units
Vivante on the Coast, a high-end retirement community near Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, is expanding.
REAL ESTATE: Gets land for 780 homes in San Antonio
RSI Communities LLC has begun to ramp up land deals in preparation for a big homebuilding push outside California.
John O’Donnell, a pioneering Newport Beach real estate executive whose companies oversaw a massive industrial development push from Alaska to Mexico over a 40-year period, died last week.
REAL ESTATE: 628 units to Raintree Partners, $260K each
Laguna Niguel-based apartment and mixed-use property owner and developer Raintree Partners has bought a rental complex in Tustin in what appears to be the priciest apartment deal in Orange County in nearly six years.
Huntington Beach’s Pacific City shopping center has seen a change in ownership.
Report by Main Investor Lennar Gives Perspective On Aliso Viejo-Based Developer’s Valuation
FivePoint Communities Inc. can safely join the ranks of Orange County’s billion-dollar companies in terms of its valuation.
REAL ESTATE: 545,000 SF office takes shape on Jamboree
The largest office development planned for the market around John Wayne Airport in over a decade has moved from a concept to reality.
REAL ESTATE: Said to seek $200M for 7 buildings near 91
Panattoni Development Co. has put nearly a million square feet of its recently built industrial center in Anaheim on the sales block.
UST Global Offices Sold By LBA for About $33M
Dallas-based institutional investor Invesco Real Estate has added another big office in Aliso Viejo to its portfolio, its third reported purchase in the city in a little over a year.
REAL ESTATE: Would-be pioneer seeks engineers here
Elon Musk’s SpaceX has touched down in Irvine.
REAL ESTATE: 1st tenant at spec development takes 27,000 square feet
Irvine Company has landed a startup financial technology company with a brand-name backer as the first tenant at a pair of buildings the landlord is putting up at its Sand Canyon Business Center office campus.
REAL ESTATE: Former Irvine Co. exec on to own deal with Camino
Dan Young plans to go big with his next development venture.
4 OC-Based Builders In Mix for 522-Home Project
Rancho Mission Viejo LLC has announced the builders who will be selling the next set of homes at its massive development under way in South Orange County.
REAL ESTATE: Plans initial focus on office, retail projects
Kevin Hayes, the head of Lincoln Property Co.’s sizeable Orange County operations, has left the Dallas-based real estate investor and developer to start his own firm.
REAL ESTATE: Pays about $200M for nearly 161 acres
Toll Brothers Inc. has completed the purchase of a sizeable parcel of developable land at the Orchard Hills community in Irvine, adding to the company’s collection of high-end home sites in the city.
REAL ESTATE: Duffy parcel now in Moshayedis’ Coast Highway portfolio
The biggest property owners in the Mariner’s Mile area of Newport Beach have added another notable—and pricey—waterfront site as they continue an effort to revamp the high-traffic area.
Trojan QB’s Firm Eyeing 3.3 Acres Near Stadium
Spectrum Group Real Estate, an Irvine-based real estate investment and development management firm whose execs have connections to the University of Southern California, is planning to build a sizeable mixed-use property not far from the school’s campus south of downtown Los Angeles.
Zion’s $8.2M Buy Comes With Plans for Nonprofits
Western Growers Association, a trade association that represents farmers in California, Arizona and Colorado, has sold its Irvine headquarters near John Wayne Airport and relocated to another spot in the city.
REAL ESTATE: Capacity for equivalent of 1,300 homes
The latest upgrade to the Park Place mixed-use campus in Irvine is taking place behind the scenes, and in clean-energy jargon, behind the meter.
Aims to Follow Paséa, Spectrum Marriott With Art Deco Entry in LA
A 21-story, art deco-inspired hotel planned for the heart of Hollywood marks the latest chapter in R.D. Olson Development’s recent push into the high end of the hospitality market.
An affiliate of Irvine’s Pacific Hospitality Group is in deals for two AC Hotels—a 176-room property currently under construction at the Park Place mixed-use campus near John Wayne Airport and a recently opened location in Tempe, Ariz.—from Woodbine Development Corp. and USAA.
REAL ESTATE: Buys out co-investor’s 46% stake
A 2011 investment in the Las Vegas land development market by an affiliate of KBS Realty Advisors appears to be paying off for the Newport Beach-based company, although a recent add-on deal indicates that land prices in the gambling mecca remain well below peak levels.
REAL ESTATE: Would be 6th Sale of Office Since ’06
An Irvine office tower that holds the headquarters of Golden State Foods Corp. and other tenants is up for sale again in one of the largest transactions anticipated this year in the John Wayne Airport-area market.
REAL ESTATE: Estimates put Goodman Birtcher buy at $240M
Irvine-based developer Goodman Birtcher has bought a pair of massive distribution centers in Los Angeles County, including a property just over the county line in Santa Fe Springs, in one of the largest industrial acquisitions in Southern California in recent memory.
Site Next to Pumbaa Lot Among 10 Now in Works
You can add another name to the increasingly crowded list of proposed hotel developments in the area around Disneyland Resort in Anaheim.
Irvine-based developer Goodman Birtcher has bought a pair of massive distribution centers in Los Angeles County.
HQ Staying at For-Sale Google Center Campus
Irvine-based homebuilder TRI Pointe Group Inc. is moving its Southern California division closer to some of the projects it has under way on the Irvine Ranch.
Revenues Here Highest Since ’09, Backlog Down
Orange County’s largest commercial construction companies took in the most revenue since the Great Recession, although a shrinking backlog and ominous economic reports raise questions about the industry’s continued growth.
REAL ESTATE: Swift nabs 2 buildings next to Hyundai HQ
San Francisco-based real estate investor Swift Real Estate Partners has made its third acquisition in Orange County in as many years, getting a two-building office complex in Fountain Valley.
Nearly 3M SF Completed; Projects Spread Across OC
Orange County’s top commercial real estate developers posted their most active year of completed projects in a decade with a variety of sizeable product types opening across the region over the year ended April 30.