Orange County

  • Shopoff Adds Land Acquisition Specialist

    IRVINE, CA—Joseph Reed joins the firm as VP of land acquisition, bringing his expertise in residential, mixed-use, retail, multifamily and master-planned communities to the investment and development company.

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  • Average Days to Flip Decreases Slightly

    IRVINE, CA—Supply and demand, in addition to the extent of the rehab being done on a home, are the factors that impact how long it takes to flip a home, RealtyTrac’s Daren Blomquist tells GlobeSt.com in this UPDATE .

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  • Putting Firms in Front of Investors

    IRVINE, CA—Crowdfunding allows real estate firms to interface directly with investors, which is key in today’s challenging environment, MondayOne’s Kenny Dewan and EquityNet’s Judd Hollas tell GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • Home Sales Predicted to Flatten in November

    IRVINE, CA—Existing home sales for the month are projected to fall between seasonally adjusted averages of 5.05 million and 5.46 million annual sales, as compared to October’s higher-than-expected figure, Auction.com reports.

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  • Are Regional Malls Falling to the Wayside?

    IRVINE, CA—In preparation for an upcoming Real Estate Forum digital retail feature on the subject, GlobeSt.com’s Natalie Dolce EXCLUSIVELY chats with Faris Lee Investments Don MacLellan on mall performance and reinvention.

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  • Office Development Shifting To Spec

    ORANGE COUNTY, CA—With a few build-to-suits recently delivered and more nearing completion, Orange County developers are turning their attention to speculative development, according to Voit Real Estate Services.

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  • First New 55-Plus Apt. Build Debuts

    COSTA MESA, CA—M.V. Partners completes Azulón at Mesa Verde, the first age-qualified complex to be built here in decades in this week’s wrap-up of deals.

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  • The Pros and Cons of CRE Crowdfunding

    ORANGE COUNTY, CA—GlobeSt.com speaks with finance and crowdfunding experts about what makes the fundraising format a star and what the industry should watch out for when considering crowdfunding for raising capital.

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  • Flipping is Down, But Profits Are Peaking

    IRVINE, CA—The Western markets of San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles and Seattle are among those posting the highest gross profits per home flip, according to a report from RealtyTrac.

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  • How Apt. Builds Will Impact the Sector

    ORANGE COUNTY, CA—With class-A apartment construction rising in the Orange County market, how will current operators of older product compete? GlobeSt.com speaks to industry experts for answers.

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  • Turning Tragedy Into Positive Action

    IRVINE, CA—In this UPDATE to an earlier story, GlobeSt.com speaks with the New Home Co.’s Joan Marcus-Colvin about her three initiatives as incoming president of BIA/OC and what led to them.

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  • Tenacity Brings Success for Faris Lee’s Luther

    IRVINE, CA—The broker, listed as one of Real Estate Forum’s ‘2014 Fifty Under 40,’ is a top performer with the firm who goes above and beyond to help clients achieve their goals, according to the company.

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  • Where Good Schools Meet Affordable Homes

    IRVINE, CA—RealtyTrac analyzes elementary-school test scores and home-price affordability in more than 7,500 zip codes to find those with the best of both worlds. Here, the results.

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  • Analyst Salary Jumps Spur Job Hopping

    NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Significant jumps in base salary for each year of experience are leading top- performing real estate financial analysts to move from company to company in order to get ahead, according to a recent survey by RETS Associates.

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  • Western Buyers Are Out in Force

    LOS ANGELES—Capital One Multifamily Finance reviews poll results from 200 experts at the RealShare Apartments conference last month on what sort of financing would be most important to their business and whether they would be buyers or sellers in 2015. Check out the results in this EXCLUSIVE column.

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  • When Will the Apt. Lights Begin to Dim?

    IRVINE, CA—In this UPDATE to a previous story, Rick Sharga tells GlobeSt.com why his firm sees nothing but bright lights ahead for the apartment market and when this might be likely to change.

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  • How Much Progress is Crowdfunding Making?

    ORANGE COUNTY, CA—Still in its early innings, crowdfunding is catching on fast as a form of fundraising for commercial real estate transactions. GlobeSt.com speaks EXCLUSIVELYL with executives in-the-know about how far it’s come.

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  • Hanley’s Wohl Set for Best Year Yet

    IRVINE, CA—One of Real Estate Forum’s ‘2014 Fifty Under 40,’ Eric Wohl closes 15 transactions valued at more than $124 million through the end of August and has closed more than $700 million in transactions over the last 12 years.

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  • Three Presidents Dish on Lee and OC

    ORANGE COUNTY, CA—Lee & Associates’ three Orange County-based presidents chat EXCLUSIVELY with GlobeSt.com about maintaining cohesiveness through growth and the changes they’ve seen in Orange County commercial real estate over the years.

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  • Marcus-Colvin Installed as BIA/OC President

    IRVINE, CA—The New Home Co. SVP of sales, marketing and design replaces past president Donna Kelly of Lennar and is installed along with the incoming executive committee and board.

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