Orange County

  • Mortgage Loan Defect Incident Rises

    SANTA ANA, CA—An index, measured by First American Financial has released its Index for July 2015 show a 4.9% uptick.

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  • Transwestern Arranges for Flex Office

    TUSTIN, CA—Harbor Associates, which acquired the creative property, plans to reposition with a new lobby, atriums, natural lighting, polished concrete floors and 14-foot exposed wood ceilings.

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  • How the Hotel Sector Can Achieve Growth

    IRVINE, CA—Trouble abroad means foreign travel is expected to decrease, plus the sector is reaching a maturation point that limits room-rate growth. Auction.com’s Anthony Falor and Peter Muoio tell GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY where opportunities lie for hotels.

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  • Diversifying Keeps Sabal Nimble Thru Cycles

    NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Having a number of balls in the air helps the firm retain talent and stay relevant no matter what is happening in the real estate market, CEO Pat Jackson tells GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE look at a major portfolio sale.

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  • Mission Viejo Approves Hero PACE Program

    MISSION VIEJO, CA—Designed to help reduce water and energy consumption, the HERO Pace program is used in more than 20 Orange County communities.

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  • Ten Story Office Building Trades

    NEWPORT BEACH, CA—1301 Dove was built in 1980, and was 86% leased at the time of the sale.

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  • Small Firms Gain Ground in Industrial

    IRVINE, CA—Entrepreneurial firms that occupy between 1,500 square feet and 3,000 square feet are increasing their leasing activity, a testament to overall improvements in the economy, BKM’s Matt Stephenson tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • Share of In-Foreclosure Sales in July Dips to 15-year Low

    IRVINE, CA—YTD single family home and dondo sales volume at eight-year high according to a recent study from Realty-Trac.

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  • eBay Veteran to Join Auction.com

    IRVINE, CA—Kristine Chin New role created to drive customer centricity throughout the organization and optimize end-to-end customer experience.

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  • Why Brick-and-Mortars Rule for Back-to-School

    IRVINE, CA—Click-to-ship just isn’t part of the back-to-school experience, causing consumers to choose brick-and-mortars over online shopping for these purchases, JLL’s Holly Rome tells GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE look at the firm’s recent report.

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  • Auction.com Sees Hotel Sector Strengthening

    IRVINE, CA—Firm's chief economist says increases in RevPAR expected for at least three years.

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  • CBRE Capital Secures $75M for Mobile Home and RV Park Properties

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA—Family-owned Huntington by the Sea includes a premier mobile home community, and a separate RV park.

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  • Work Backwards for Career Success

    IRVINE, CA—Begin with the end in mind in order to wind up where you want to be careerwise is the advice Stillwater’s John Drachman would give to other young professionals starting out in CRE, he tells GlobeSt.com this EXCLUSIVE interview.

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  • Adaptation is Key to Retail Success

    IRVINE, CA—Panelists on the retail panel at RealShare Orange County say that in order to be successful in today’s retail world, you have to be unique and think outside the box in how your approach things.

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  • Maintain Discipline Despite Lending Pressure

    IRVINE, CA—Panelists on RealShare Orange County’s finance panel said it is important to not put yourself in a position where you are underwater on a bunch of properties if there is a correction just because of the pressure to get capital out.

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  • Why Home-Loan Volume is Rising

    IRVINE, CA—The threat of rising interest rates and fewer cash buyers to compete with are two of the factors leading to the increase in home loans, RealtyTrac’s Daren Blomquist tells GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE look at the field.

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  • Unique Issues Impact Hotel Performance

    IRVINE, CA—Hotel owners have to deal with a myriad of issues that most CRE investors don’t face, such as union labor, minimum-wage issues, ADA regulations and a host of others, Atlas’ Alan Reay tells GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE interview.

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  • ‘The Sky is Falling’ Mentality Spurs Borrowers

    IRVINE, CA—Since no one really knows when interest rates are going to rise, borrowers are looking to lock in long-term low rates before they go up, rather than looking for hybrid lending products, ReadyCap’s Jim Going tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • What Story Does Big Data Tell Real Estate?

    IRVINE, CA—‘Applying the science of big data to the pursuit of an improved life for ourselves and our neighbors’ is how RealtyTrac’s new CEO Rob Barber describes the way his firm uses this information in this EXCLUSIVE interview.

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  • Consumer Confidence Supports Specialty Tenants

    TUSTIN, CA—The retail sector is seeing increased activity from specialty retailers, indicating consumers are feeling more confident and choosing to spend more money on a monthly basis, Coreland’s Matt Hammond tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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