Mark Mueller


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

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Recent Stories

Anaheim Power Play

Ducks Owner Pays $125M for Office Site Next to Stadium

Anaheim Ducks owner Henry Samueli has made his largest reported acquisition, buying a three-building office complex that sits next to the Honda Center, home of his hockey franchise.

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Hines Global REIT Unloads Irvine Office for $46.6M

Busy Corner: Hotel Next To Office Sold in October

The intersection of Main Street and Von Karman Avenue in Irvine, already one of the busiest in the city, is now one of the busiest for real estate transactions.

Watty Sets Sail

It’s one thing, perhaps expected at this point, for Texas to poach local companies looking for cheaper business environments.

$48M Sale for One of IBC’s Remaining Housing Sites

REAL ESTATE: Mix of rentals, for-sale from Alliance, KB Home

One of the last sites in the Irvine Business Complex approved for housing redevelopment under the city’s current 15,000-unit cap for residential entitlements in the fast-growing area has traded hands for a hefty price.

Surf City Offices Trade for $124M

Largest OC Deal for Pendulum Property Partners

Irvine-based Pendulum Property Partners, a real estate investment and development firm that started operations in 2016, has made its largest area purchase to date, buying Huntington Beach’s most prominent office complex.

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Delayed IBC Rental Project Gets Top Dollar in Sale

REAL ESTATE: Developer still on hook, despite $118.5M price

Not every new apartment project in Irvine’s rapidly-growing base of rental communities is a money-winner for its development team.

A Break in Direction

Dec. 4 will see a swearing-in ceremony for Anaheim’s two new city council members, one re-elected council member, and a new mayor, Harry Sidhu, a pro-business Republican candidate, Disney ally, and former city councilman.

Google Pays Top Dollar for Silicon Valley HCP Site

Tech Giant Adds More Space and Jobs in Irvine

It’s a good time to own property leased to tech giant Google.

WeWork’s OC Base Grows to 5 Coworking Locations

Spectrum, Costa Mesa Get 2nd spots

New York-based coworking giant WeWork Inc. has added two more prominent Orange County locations to its quickly expanding local portfolio, which now includes five existing and coming office spots that top 200,000 square feet combined.

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Mophie Execs Start Smartphone Biz

INNOVATION: $2.5M for Costa Mesa’s Nimble

Costa Mesa-based Nimble, a newly formed maker of what it’s promoting as sustainably made smartphone accessories, has raised $2.5 million to help fund growth.

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