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2401 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92865

2401 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92865

Thank you for your interest in the Volt Corporate Park. Please explore our 3D Virtual Tour. You can download an electronic copy of the property brochure and floor plan here....

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17822 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Huntington Beach Medical Towers We are pleased to represent the Huntington Beach Medical Towers and bring multiple suites to market for lease. This project is situated on the Huntington Beach Hospital Campus which is the largest hospital serving the city. We have a...

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601 W 19th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

All Creatures Care Cottage Building We are pleased to represent the All Creatures Care Cottage Building and bring to market a ± 2,100 SF fully built out medical office suite. The suite is available January 1st, 2019 and it is ideal of a medical practitioner looking...

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Q2 2018 Market Reports

Industrial National Overview Healthy Demand Spurs Construction The nationwide vacancy rate for warehouse space, which accounts for about 90% of all industrial buildings, settled at 4.5% in Q2, down 10 basis points from Q1 and 40 basis points from a year ago. The...

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Westminster Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

Industrial Specs Inventory SF: 2.9 M Under Construction SF: 0 K 12 Month Net Absorption SF: 2.5 K Vacancy Rate: 0.8% Asking Rent/SF: $1.13 12 Month Rent Growth: 5.9%     Fun Facts: 1.     Westminster’s roots date back to the 1800s, when it was founded by Reverend...

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Mission Viejo Commercial Real Estate Market Hightlights

Industrial Specs Inventory SF: 1.4 M Under Construction SF: 0 K 12 Month Net Absorption SF: -21.6 K Vacancy Rate: 3.7% Asking Rent/SF: $1.50 12 Month Rent Growth: 5.9%     Fun Facts: 1.     Mission Viejo is considered one of the largest master-planned communities ever...

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Tustin Commercial Real Estate Highlights

Industrial Specs Inventory SF: 7.8 M Under Construction SF: 0 K 12 Month Net Absorption SF: 42.8 K Vacancy Rate: 3.8% Asking Rent/SF: $1.14 12 Month Rent Growth: 5.3%     Fun Facts: 1.     Tustin was established as a real estate venture by a Petaluma carriage maker,...

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Orange Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

Industrial Specs Inventory SF: 16.2 M Under Construction SF: 0 K 12 Month Net Absorption SF: -100 K Vacancy Rate: 2.0% Asking Rent/SF: $1.03 12 Month Rent Growth: 5.6%     Fun Facts: 1.     Originally, the area we now call Orange was inhabited by Native Americans...

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Huntington Beach Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

Huntington Beach, population 192,888, is one of the largest submarkets in Orange County. Huntington Beach’s largest tenant Boeing includes about 30 buildings totaling nearly 2.5 million SF, however, they are planning to move about half of their operations to...

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Garden Grove Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

Industrial Specs Inventory SF: 13.9 M Under Construction SF: 0 K 12 Month Net Absorption SF: 61.9 K Vacancy Rate: 3.6% Asking Rent/SF: $0.95 12 Month Rent Growth: 5.7%     Fun Facts: 1.     Garden Grove has the second-largest Vietnamese American population and second...

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Fountain Valley Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

  Industrial Specs Inventory SF: 5.3 M Under Construction SF: 0 K 12 Month Net Absorption SF: -8.1 K Vacancy Rate: 1.8% Asking Rent/SF: $1.15 12 Month Rent Growth: 5.7%     Fun Facts: 1.     Fountain Valley’s first mayor, Jim Kanno, was the first Japanese-American...

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Cypress Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

Industrial Specs Inventory SF: 7 M Under Construction SF: 0 K 12 Month Net Absorption SF: -102 K Vacancy Rate: 4.0% Asking Rent/SF: $1.08 12 Month Rent Growth: 5.6%     Fun Facts: 1.     In 1965, while excavating for the new Cypress Library, a 400-year-old skeleton of...

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Buena Park Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

Buena Park, population 83,156, is an ideal location in Orange County due to its easy access to highways leading to Los Angeles and the inland Empire. This submarket actually contains one of densest concentration of high-bay industrial warehouse spaces in Orange...

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Brea / La Habra Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

Brea, population 42,471, and La Habra, population 61,664, are ideal locations in Orange County due to their abilities to provide easy access to highways in the surrounding areas. Since 2015, due to tight vacancies, nearly one million SF of new inventory was delivered...

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Santa Ana Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

Santa Ana, population 329,427, is an ideal location in Orange County due to its easy access to highways in the surrounding areas. Although this area has typically been a tight submarket, it has experienced an increase in vacancies due to the Royalty Carpet Mills...

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Fullerton Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

Fullerton, population 135,161, is one of the few locations in Orange County that has industrial properties large enough to house significantly sized companies. This is a prime location due to its proximity to the ports in Los Angeles as well as Long Beach as well as...

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Anaheim Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

Anaheim, population 336,265, is by far the largest submarket in Orange County. This submarket has a large amount of available square footage, making it a desirable location for building industrial and apartment spaces. Serving a variety of industries, Anaheim is one...

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1260 Monterey Pass Rd, Monterey Park

We had the opportunity to represent a family trust in the sale of this 12,432 SF flex property in Monterey Park. We had a long term public agency as the tenant there at a drastically under market lease rate with the right to terminate the lease with notice. We were...

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500 S Anaheim Hills Rd, Anaheim Hills

3 new tenants are coming to the Anaheim Hills Medical Center. They join a roster heavy of medical talent in the property, from general practitioners focused on families, pediatrics, surgery center, dental and an onsite pharmacy. This is the preeminent medical plaza...

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12015 Mora Dr, Santa Fe Springs

As Certified Professional Manufacturer’s Representatives, B3W, supports vendors through field sales, product training, consumer service, full service class A showroom, space planning and design. They offer cutting edge furniture solutions to cater to any corporate...

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4100 Newport Place Dr, Newport Beach

I recently had the opportunity to represent Bluerock Capital Markets in the lease renewal and expansion of their west coast office. We located within the Newport Corporate Tower which is a nine-story Class A LEED Gold certified office property between John Wayne...

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UCI Center for Real Estate Summer Board Meeting Take Aways

Just got back from the UCI Paul Merage School of Business Center for Real Estate Summer Board Meeting held at the beautifully renovated Newport Beach Country Club. Amazingly smart, dedicated, and talented real estate professionals as always. Retailers, E-commerce,...

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Orange County – Top 5 Office Properties For Lease

  200 & 400 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618 This 425,044 & 466,696 SF twin Class A office building are located in Irvine Spectrum were awarded the Energy Star label in 2017 for their operating efficiency. The interior design—some of it inspired by Wes...

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Orange County – Top 5 Industrial Properties for Sale

2841 Dow Ave, Tustin, CA 92780 This 84,176 SF industrial property is in Tustin, an ideal high image corporate HQ equipped with a fully fenced yard, heavy power over 3,200 amps and high clearance upwards of 28’. Located near Tustin Marketplace/The District, with easy...

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Orange County – Top 5 Industrial Properties for Lease

  7 Holland, Irvine, CA 92618 This 84,797 SF industrial property is located in Irvine Spectrum near the Great Park. The warehouse has above average 24’-28’ warehouse ceiling clearance, 1,200 Amps of power, six dock high doors with load levelers, and three ground level...

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Orange County – Top 5 Office Properties for Sale

15 Cushing, Irvine, CA 92618 This 26,800 SF office property is in Irvine Spectrum, allowing easy access to multiple freeways as well as a variety of shops and restaurants in Irvine Spectrum Center. Not only does this property have an appealing outer appearance, the...

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Costa Mesa Commercial Real Estate Highlights

  Costa Mesa, population 112,822, is primarily known for its newly renovated 4 & 5 Star office spaces. This submarket has stable vacancy and rent growth rates, making it a desirable as well as competitive location for businesses, such as Experian and Vans, to...

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Newport Beach Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

  Newport Beach, population 86,688, is a quaint beach town in Southern California, despite it being smaller than its fellow submarkets, it continues to be an extremely desirable location for big employers like PIMCO and Wells Fargo. The resulting growth in these...

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Irvine Airport Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

  Irvine, population 266,122, lies at the center of innovation, with new graduates from the University of California, Irvine, as well as other neighboring universities, this submarket is a desired location for many employers to establish their businesses. The sectors...

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Irvine Spectrum Commercial Real Estate Market Highlights

  Irvine Spectrum, south of Irvine with population 266,122, is the central hub of businesses that specialize in new technology as well as research and development efforts. In more recent years, Irvine Spectrum has attracted a diverse pool of tenants from its...

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New Medical Office Suites Available

Healthcare practitioners are affected by the combination of legislation, income tax and technological shifts in the industry. We have four new listings that present opportunities for medical practices to negotiate new favorable leases within property that can help...

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17352 Daimler, Irvine

30,840 SF industrial building leased We are pleased to report the leasing of the 17352 Daimler property in Irvine, CA. This is a high image industrial property located right in the heart of the Irvine Business Complex and was highly sought after by multiple e-commerce...

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Tenant Advisory

Industrial Two words, tight and expensive. It has been hard for tenants to take their business growth and translate it into square footage growth as that square footage has been tough to locate and expensive at best. So now what? We work with the tight-knit community...

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Market Reports 2018

Lots to see as we adjust to new market realities. CoStar Office Market Orange County Market Report Year End 2017 CoStar Industrial Market Orange County Market Report Year End 2017 How will interest rates effect yield and how will that effect landlord leasing...

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Investor Advisory

Investment 2018 is upon us. What is your focus for investment this year? I place my own investment capital into multi-tenant industrial properties and scour the western United States along with Texas and Georgia chasing markets with job growth and in the path of...

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Sell it All

It's finally time to liquidate your holdings and make distributions. What is the best way to do this? Who would buy your property and why? How should you approach this. Owner/User Sale: The highest value of your property is most often times achieved when sold to a...

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Invest In the Market

You have built your Unicorn, scaled it to the moon and now have profits to invest. What do you invest in and why? If you have $500,000 or $500,000,000 you'll have a different answer to this question. The large majority of investors are looking for properties...

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Keep it Leased

Your plans have all come together and you have invested millions of dollars into a property. The success of this venture is only as good as your ability to create value. Value is created by improving the property to generate higher rents, adding square footage, and by...

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Buy Your Warehouse

Not all warehouses are created equal. The longer you are in the game, the more you realize that it is difficult to find a warehouse that was built for someone else and repurposing it for your current and ever-changing needs. We'll quantify needs and then think through...

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Lease Your Office

So let's get this office up and running. Your company is busy helping people, pushing progress and now it's time to make a move. The first few steps we're going to need to think through are: Needs What is our current and projected headcount? What is our current and...

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Orange County Office Market Report Q2 2017

Office Demand & Rent Growth Slows. Investors Unfazed. After opening 2017 with healthy absorption, the office market leveled off in the 2nd Quarter as demand for space struggled to keep up with newly completed buildings being added to the Class A inventory. New...

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Orange County Industrial Market Report Q2 2017

Short Supply Sends Lease Rates & Prices Soaring Strong demand and the record-low supply of available industrial space are combining to drive up lease rates at a torrid pace with second-quarter average asking rents jumping 4.5 percent over Q1. Virtually every...

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Lee National Industrial Brief Q2 2017

Net Absorption Steady - Rents Up - Vacancy Declines Despite robust levels of new construction, the supply of quality industrial space continues to thin in markets large and small across the country. Major distribution hubs continue to see the most construction and...

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Lee National Office Brief Q2 2017

Office Market Treads Water in Q2 Last quarter we reported that the US office market was showing signs of fatigue, and from a macro perspective, things didn’t change much in Q2. Vacancy was unchanged for the third straight quarter, average rental rates were done a...

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Sub Surface Vapor Issues?

Industrial Owners! Whether you occupy an industrial property or you own one as an investment, sub surface vapor is the hot button issue of the year. Phase 1 reporting standards are becoming stricter and an increasing number of owners are having to do Phase 2 sub...

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Properties of the Month

Investment Opportunities Finding good investments is easy right? Think again. There is nothing that causes more anxiety to investors than finding good investments that will stand the test of time. My personal choice of investments, multi tenant industrial properties....

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About Justin

Over his 14 year career, Justin has honed his corporate real estate skills in order to guide organizations through the real estate process with minimal disruption.

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