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Apartment Values Continue to Climb in Orange County

Orange County’s well-diversified and growing economy, coupled with its high quality of life, attract residents nationally and internationally to the region. Prohibitive home pricing also intensifies the high barrier to home ownership, further supporting overall apartment fundamentals in the Orange County market. Developers are targeting urban centers where they can transform the areas with Class A rentals. Anaheim’s Platinum Triangle, the Disney Resort, Convention Center Complex and..

August 22, 2017

Sudberry Properties, Ayres Hotels Break Ground on Retail Center, Hotel Near San Diego

CHULA VISTA, CALIF. — Sudberry Properties and Ayres Hotels have broken ground on Millenia Commons, a 131,800-square-foot “lifestyle destination center” and a 135-room Ayres Hotel in the San Diego suburb of Chula Vista. The center and hotel will be part of the 210-acre, multi-billion-dollar Millenia master-planned community, which is currently being developed in South San Diego County. Millenia Commons will include tenants like HomeGoods, Cost Plus World Market, Ross Dress for Less,..

August 16, 2017

OC Spec Office Development Signals Post Recession Recovery

Orange County’s innovative office economy continues to be supported by healthy underlying demand drivers. Tech, financial and business services companies continue to provide a strong employment base that was not readily present during the last cycle. Major colleges and universities such as Chapman and UC Irvine provide a steady pool of job-seeking professionals. The climate, lifestyle and general quality of life also continues to attract top employment talent from across the..

August 8, 2017

L.A. County Apartment Sector is Feeling the Pressure From Buyers, Renters

Los Angeles County is facing a significant lack of housing product — an issue that can’t be resolved any time soon. With the fight to limit new development, it is a very uphill and challenging battle that is unfortunate for the economy, business and, most of all, residents. An influx of about 160,000 new residents moved to the county from 2010 through 2015, but we have only seen upwards of 25,000 new housing units built during that same time frame. The demand drivers are extremely..

July 18, 2017

L.A. Industrial Boasts High Demand and Creative Solutions

With limited inventory and historically high values and rental rates, it’s safe to say the Los Angeles industrial market is enjoying an all-time high. [caption id="attachment_181863" align="alignright" width="100"] David Freitag, DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services[/caption] There are several factors contributing to ongoing strength in the market, including a healthy appetite for acquisitions, strong tenant activity and creative solutions to adapt to supply constraints and maximize..

July 4, 2017

Alcion Ventures, Genton Property Group Receive $239M to Develop Four Seasons Private Residences in LA

LOS ANGELES — A joint venture between Alcion Ventures and Genton Property Group has received $239 million in financing to develop the Four Seasons Private Residences Los Angeles. Construction has already begun for the luxury project, which features 59 for-sale units. It is scheduled for completion in mid-2019. The Four Seasons Private Residences will be situated across from the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, near the intersection of Third Street and Wetherly Drive. The..

May 31, 2017

Opportunistic Buyers Still Enjoy the Multifamily Market

The Inland Empire multifamily market will retain its solid foundation of positivity this year as the economy again provides a healthy supply of new jobs and freshly formed households seek apartments to rent. The number of new multifamily units scheduled for delivery is a fraction of what it was last year, and this will place downward pressure on vacancy. Tightening vacancy will support another year of above-trend rent growth. [caption id="attachment_181837" align="alignright" width="110"]..

May 23, 2017

Rescore Property Corp. Receives $100M in Construction Financing for 368-Unit Apartment Building in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES — Rescore Property Corp. has received a $100 million construction loan to develop The Rise Hollywood, a 368-unit apartment complex in Hollywood. The seven-story community will be located at 1331 N. Cahuenga Blvd. The units will feature nine-foot ceilings, wood flooring, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, balconies and walk-in closets. Community amenities include a pool, fitness center, yoga room, club room and dog run. The Rise Hollywood is situated near Amoeba..

May 17, 2017

Experiences Win Out Over Some Traditional Big Boxes in San Diego

There was a big shake-up in the big box world with long-time sporting goods staples Sports Chalet and Sports Authority shuttering stores across the county. Macy’s in Mission Valley is also closing, while Nordstrom is shutting down in downtown. Interestingly, Hobby Lobby and the large pet stores seem to be buffered by the big box epidemic. In Chula Vista, two long-time vacant big boxes were finally chopped up into four spaces to accommodate the mid-sized box users. The good news is that big,..

March 21, 2017

Industrial, R&D Development Returns to San Diego In Full Force

After a decade of scarce industrial development in San Diego County, 2016 marked its strong return. About 1.3 million square feet of industrial/R&D space was completed, which is more than what was delivered between 2013 and 2015 combined. This year is expected to be an even more active year for industrial/R&D speculative and build-to-suit development with an additional 1.4 million square feet currently under construction. [caption id="attachment_182208" align="alignright"..

March 7, 2017