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 email@example.com.
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REAL ESTATE: Latest big-dollar sale near JWA
Plano, Texas-based real estate investor Granite Properties has completed the largest single-property office deal of the year in the John Wayne Airport area, snapping up Newport Beach’s 100 Bayview complex.
233 Units Proposed Along Sunflower, Near 580 Site
The developer of 580 Anton, the first upscale apartment project in the Costa Mesa arts district area in a decade, has a second residential project in the works a few blocks away, just over the city line in Santa Ana.
Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 41, No. 39
The Orange County Museum of Art hired Sarah Jesse as deputy director.
Signs of the Times
The leaves don’t change much in Irvine during the fall; the best sense you’ll get that November is approaching in OC’s fastest-growing city is the fast-growing collection of political signs dotting the area’s main thoroughfares, which have been popping up since before Labor Day. Anyone hoping for a respite in negativity and obfuscation in the city’s campaigning (which peaked with June’s Veterans Cemetery referendum) is bound to be let down.
REAL ESTATE: Office to be converted to industrial
One of Huntington Beach’s largest office buildings has sold, and is expected to make way for an industrial park.
INNOVATION: Largest co-working lease in OC
WeWork Inc. has plans to open the largest co-working space in Orange County, at the newly-built Boardwalk office development near John Wayne Airport.
HEALTHCARE: $95M commitment; OAB focus
Urovant Sciences Ltd., an Irvine-based clinical-stage biopharma company focused on developing and commercializing drugs for urologic conditions, has inked a deal for a second product candidate.
EDUCATION: six-story structure to hold new hires
Work has started on a sizeable new science and engineering facility at the University of California-Irvine, designed to foster cross-disciplinary research in engineering, computing and physical sciences.
Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 41, No. 38
Allergan PLC is buying Newport Beach-based Bonti Inc. for $195 million.
100-Unit Project on Street Busy With Apartments
The city of Laguna Niguel could soon see one of its largest for-sale housing developments in years go up on an office site near Crown Valley Road and the San Diego (5) Freeway.