The commercial real estate market for office properties in Orange County is incredibly interesting. On the one hand, prices here continue to be lower than those in the Silicon Beach area of Los Angeles, or in San Francisco as a whole. On the other hand, rent prices here are rising more quickly compared to anywhere else in the entire country. This is significant and makes the market very interesting for prospective property investors.
New research has shown that Orange County, CA, is currently the best place to buy office property. Specifically, the commercial real estate market in San Juan Capistrano is booming faster than anywhere else. This has made the city, and Orange County as a whole, very attractive for those interested in investing in commercial real estate.
The 3 Hutton Center in Santa Ana, CA, has been sold by Cushman & Wakefield. The 198,161 square feet office tower has been purchase by Cypress Office Properties. They entered into a joint venture with Harbert United States Real Estate Fund. The tower, which is found in the airport district, was previously owned by TH Real Estate, which is part of TIAA Global Asset Management. The sale’s terms and conditions have not been disclosed by any of the companies.
The commercial real estate market in Orange County is incredibly interesting and has gone through some pretty big changes as of late. In the latest big upheaval, Allianz has acquired 45% of Park Place, which has given them the opportunity to own a significant share of one of the most popular mixed-use office campuses of the state. The transaction was executed by Allianz Real Estate of America. It was a joint venture between Allianz, Principal Real Estate Investors, and LBA Realty. The exact details of the deal have been kept secret.
Orange County Register has announced that they will be moving their headquarters to Anaheim by March 2017. The business and newsroom staff of the Register will be transferring to the Axis, a creative office redevelopment, found near Angel Stadium at 2190 Towne Centre Place. The newspaper publishing company had been operating out of Santa Ana for 111 years. The publisher, Ron Hasse, has Tweeted about their intentions.