Orange County

  • Behind Greystar’s Promenade Purchase

    ANAHEIM, CA—The firm believes there is an opportunity to draft off the area’s momentum by leasing the remaining space and ultimately creating a better experience for visitors and residents, Greystar’s Kevin Kaberna tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • Rob Barber to Join RealtyTrac as CEO

    IRVINE, CA—Current CEO Jamie Moyle to head Innovation Committee on company’s board of directors.

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  • Lakehills Corporate Park Changes Hands

    LAGUNA HILLS, CA—Developer/management firm Cruzan Co., Del Mar purchased the property in a deal arranged by CBRE.

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  • Retail: the Next Darling for Investors?

    ORANGE COUNTY, CA—Retail is the next logical CRE powerhouse asset class, Brower, Miller & Cole’s Judy Brower Fancher tells GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE preview to RealShare Orange County next month.

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  • CRE Not Frothy Compared to Alternatives

    NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Despite nervous chatter about bubbles and potential recession, commercial real estate values look quite reasonable compared to other investment alternatives, Green Street Advisors’ Peter Rothemund tells Globest.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • The Must-Have Element for Luxury Retail

    NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Unique concepts, upscale retailers and purveyors of aspirational items are essential for luxury retail centers, but the real key is in this element, Strategic Retail Advisors’ Jim Clarkson tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • Why Office Sublease Vacancies are Rising

    ORANGE COUNTY, CA—While Orange County’s total office vacancy rate decreases 30 bps in Q2 to the lowest levels since Q4 2007, sublease vacancy rises 40 bps, according to Transwestern, prompting questions about its impact on rental rates. The firm’s Liz Hurley weighs in.

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  • ‘No Rulebook’ Makes This Firm Unique

    SAN DIEGO—Citivest, which along with Angelo, Gordon, recently acquired a nine-property San Diego retail portfolio, can do transactions ranging from small to very large, president Larry Weese tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • What Office Types Will be Built?

    ORANGE COUNTY, CA—As demand for large blocks of space drives availability in Central and North County lower, will we start to see this type of space come out of the ground? Savills Studley’s Royce Sharf gives us a glimpse of what lies ahead.

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  • Report: Residential Sector Should Expect Emerging Buyers

    IRVINE, CA—An article in a recent RealtyTrac newsletter indicates that millennials and boomerang buyers will drive growth within the next ten years.

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  • Is SD’s Housing Market Overly Frothy?

    SAN DIEGO—The market is right on the edge of crossing over its affordability norms and becoming less affordable than it has been historically, RealtyTrac’s Daren Blomquist tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY . Does this mean a bubble is in its future?

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  • The Next Areas for OC Job Growth

    ORANGE COUNTY, CA—The Orange County office market is on target toward a projected eight-year low in annual vacancy this year, largely due to job growth over the last several quarters. M&M’s Robert Osbrink tells GlobeSt.com which fields are expected to show future job growth.

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  • Loan-Application Defects Trending Down

    SANTA ANA, CA—First American’s loan-application defect index for June indicates the frequency of defects in the information submitted in mortgage-loan applications decreased 5.8% in June compared with May and decreased 11% from a year ago.

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  • Busting Five Myths of Real Estate Auctions

    IRVINE, CA—Despite beliefs to the contrary, you don’t need to be tech savvy to bid in an online auction, and auctions are more than an avenue of last resort, Auction.com’s Rick Sharga tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • WNC Closes $75M California Fund

    IRVINE, CA—Fund is made up of 978 units of family and senior housing properties.

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  • Plans Unveiled for Irvine Office Twins

    IRVINE, CA—Developer Trammell Crow Co. say the new office campus, dubbed The Boardwalk, will set the bar for next-gen work place.

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  • Why Live/Work/Play is Limited in OC

    IRVINE, CA—These 24/7 environments work best in dense regions, which may not be the best or most desired direction for Orange County, Bixby’s Aaron Hill tells GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE preview to RealShare Orange County next month.

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  • What Does a Rise in FHA Share Mean?

    IRVINE, CA—The total share of all-cash home-buyers is at the lowest amount nationwide since August 2008. RealtyTrac’s Daren Blomquist weighs in with GlobeSt.com on what this indicates about the health of the housing and mortgage markets.

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  • How Outsourcing Allows Firm to Focus

    IRVINE, CA—Outsourcing a 21-property retail and mixed-use property-management assignment gives Value Rock a chance to concentrate in its core business, according to Colliers International’s David Rowley.

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  • ‘Virtual Concierge’ is Planned for Marriott

    IRVINE, CA—CBRE Strategic Partners US Value 7 fund’s newly acquired Irvine Marriott Hotel will feature the ‘virtual concierge’ program that has been successful in the San Jose market.

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