SANTA ANA, CA-The Orange County Council of the Boy Scouts of America purchased a 39,500-sf office building here for its district headquarters and sold its former facility in Costa Mesa, according to Grubb & Ellis.Gary Allen of the Newport Beach office of Grubb & Ellis reports that the Boy Scouts paid $4.3 million for the new headquarters, which is at 1211 E. Dyer Rd. in the Orange County Business Center. The scouts bought the property from Boston-based Orange County Business Center LP and are slated to occupy the building in November in a relocation from a 20,156-sf facility in Costa Mesa. Allen represented the scouts in the acquisition of the new building and also in the $3-million sale of the Costa Mesa building, which is at 3590 Harbor Gateway North, to marketing and public relations firm Strata Media. Strata is slated to move into the Harbor Gateway property in December. Orange County Business Center LP was represented by Louis Tomeselli of Voit Commercial Brokerage in the 1211 E. Dyer Rd. transaction. In the 3590 Harbor Gateway deal, the buyer was represented by Steve Schloemer of Colliers Seeley International and Gordon Henry. The two transactions by the Boy Scouts closed at nearly the same time as two industrial deals in Corona and Fontana, according to Grubb & Ellis and NAI Capital Commercial. In the Corona transaction, John Suggs of the Newport Beach office of Grubb & Ellis reports that the Graham Family Trust acquired an 18,472-sf, freestanding industrial building at 1576 Maple St. in the West Corona Business Park from Newport Beach-based Master Development for $1.7 million. Suggs represented the buyer, with the seller represented by Bill Livesay and Walter Frome of Trammell Crow Co.In the Fontana sale, Columbian Properties purchased a 20,000-sf industrial building at 15808 Arrow Highway from Stewart Development LLC for more than $1.1 million. The buyer was represented by Dave Stolte and Dan Walsh of NAI Capital Commercial. Columbian will be relocating from Rancho Cucamonga and will occupy approximately 8,000 sf of the two-story building for offices and will sublease the remainder, according to Stolte. The seller was represented by John Mulrooney of Lee & Associates.

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