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NAI Capital Completes 99-year $287 Million Ground Lease in Santa Ana, CA


Irvine, CA, December 13, 2018– Executive Vice President David Knowlton, SIOR, CCIM and Senior Vice President Kirby Greenlee with NAI Capital’s Irvine office completed a 99-year ground lease for a 6.84-acre affordable housing development project in Santa Ana, California. David and Kirby represented lessor, Broomell Commercial Properties and lessee; Alexis Gevorgian of AMG & Associates, LLC, The Pacific Companies and Jamboree Housing. The transaction was valued at $287 million.

The ground lease incudes three parcels located at 2110, 2114 & 2020 East 1st Street in the city of Santa Ana. The site is in a densely populated region of Central Orange County. The buyer will develop two six-story buildings comprised of 552 workforce housing units and approximately 10,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Once complete, the project will be one of the largest affordable housing projects in the State of California. Construction is expected to commence approximately four months from now.

David noted, “This important project will help alleviate the chronic shortage for affordable housing in Santa Ana and the surrounding communities.”

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