Orange County

  • Georgia Multifamily Secures Freddie Mac Refi Loan

    CANTON, GA—The ownership of the Riverview Apartments here has secured a $6.75-million Freddie Mac CME seven-year variable rate loan to refinance the 138-unit multifamily property from New York City-based Hunt Mortgage Group.

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  • What Makes Investors Choose to Flip or Rent?

    IRVINE, CA—Auction.com’s November Real Estate Investor Activity Report shows investors favor a hold-to-rent strategy over flipping when it comes to residential investments in certain areas.

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  • What Matters Most to CRE Hirers and Workers?

    NEWPORT BEACH, CA—In this EXCLUSIVE interview, RETS Associates’ Kent Elliott tells GlobeSt.com that today’s employees are focused on compensation packages, while employers seek strategic problem-solvers.

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  • Irvine Ranked 4th Nicest City in US

    IRVINE, CA—In time for the holidays, RealtyTrac rates the naughtiest and nicest cities in the country based on the number of sex offenders per capita, unemployment rates, foreclosures, school scores and crime ratings.

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  • Appraisal Demand Leads to LRES Growth

    ORANGE, CA—Increased call for mortgage appraisals, in addition to an expanding client base, results in both 13% revenue growth in 2014 and a projected 28% growth rate for the firm in 2015.

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  • 2015: All About Location, Availability

    IRVINE, CA—Being creative about space use will be the name of the game in all of Orange County’s property sectors next year as space continues to tighten, Allen Matkins partner Drew Emmel tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • Global Climate Change Impacts Land Use

    Already highly regulated, California development will be impacted even more by legislation related to global climate change, Tim Paone with Cox Castle & Nicholson tells GlobeSt.com in this UPDATE .

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  • Institutional Investors’ Cash-Out Potential Huge

    IRVINE, CA—Home price appreciation in the single-family rental market could encourage investors to sell off properties and realize a solid return in many markets, RealtyTrac reports.

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  • La Floresta Brings Multigenerational Mixed-Use

    BREA, CA—The master-planned mixed-use community and shopping center will bring high-end retailers and services to an area whose residents used to have to drive 15 miles to enjoy, its developers tell GlobeSt.com in this UPDATE .

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  • Cox Castle Launches Land-Use Blog

    IRVINE, CA—The law firm focused on real estate debuts its ‘Lay of the Land’ blog to explore state and federal regulation of land use and development in California, a key issue, GlobeSt.com learns EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • Bixby to Invest $25M for ‘Dynamic’ Redux

    TUSTIN, CA—The firm purchases its third Orange County building for creative-office development in the past year and is planning significant upgrades to the building elevations and interior as well as adding outdoor amenities.

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  • Is Office Recovery Matching Valuation?

    IRVINE, CA—Auction.com’s Rick Sharga tells GlobeSt.com there’s little cause for alarm despite the ramp-up in office sale prices as compared to the sector’s slow recovery in this EXCLUSIVE story.

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  • Behind Heslin’s $100M 2015 Investment Plan

    LAGUNA HILLS, CA—The firm’s principal and CFO John Belanich tells GlobeSt.com in this UPDATE that it is looking to expand its portfolio of value-add properties in the retail, office and hotel sectors.

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  • ARTIC Dedication Attracts 800

    ANAHEIM, CA—The debut of the intermodal center here last week displayed the project’s unique and impressive structure as well a variety of public-transportation services in this UPDATE .

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  • How Next Gen is Changing the Face of CRE

    IRVINE, CA—In this EXCLUSIVE preview to an upcoming Real Estate Forum feature story, CRE experts tell GlobeSt.com that Millennials’ shifting priorities in the workplace, at home and at play have redesigned the way commercial real estate will look and operate for the long haul.

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  • Allen Matkins Holiday Reception Wows

    NEWPORT BEACH, CA—The event, which took place at the Pacific Club here, drew a guest list of 650 that included noted executives in the industry. GlobeSt.com has EXCLUSIVE photos.

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  • Top Industrial Trends in the OC Airport Area

    IRVINE, CA—Orange County will be impacted by alternative uses, says Voit’s Michael Hartel in this EXCLUSIVE article on the subject.

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  • Reduced Uncertainty Spurs Strong Job Numbers

    IRVINE, CA—In this UPDATE , Auction.com’s Peter Muoio tells GlobeSt.com that consumers are measurably less uncertain about the economy, which leads to improved confidence, greater spending and increased hiring.

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  • CapRock Closes Two Funds, Exceeds Expectations

    IRVINE, CA—Its initial investment fund delivers above-market returns for its investors, and its land-and-development fund, which is now closed to new investors, exceeds its fundraising goals.

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  • Foreclosure Activity Down, But Starts Rise

    IRVINE, CA—Foreclosure filings decrease nationally 9% in November from the previous month, but foreclosure starts increase 6% from a year ago following 27 consecutive months of year-over-year decreases, RealtyTrac reports.

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