ORANGE COUNTY, CA—Contemporary workspaces in Orange County are in short supply, according to Bixby Land Co. president and CEO Bill Halford. Bixby is helping to fill the demand for modern office spaces with a handful of development projects either recently delivered or under construction; and if the company’s recent success in El Segundo is any indicator, that is great news for the market. Bixby recently signed a 28,584-square-foot lease with Sanrio at its 2101 El Segundo Blvd. office campus in El Segundo, bringing the newly constructed property’s occupancy to 80% in less than a year since completing the renovations. In light of the recent success and the projects underway, we sat Halford down for an exclusive interview to discuss the office market, what is happening in El Segundo and what tenants want. Here is what he told us: You recently brought your property at 2101 El Segundo Blvd. up to 80% leased. How were you able to accomplish that in such a short time?

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