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5 love languages of commercial real estate brokers
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5 love languages of commercial real estate brokers

My wife, Carla and I were introduced to Gary Chapman’s book, The Five Love Languages, in 2011. This classic easy read was originally published in...

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High-end theater, restaurant part of latest installment in Yorba Linda Town Center
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High-end theater, restaurant part of latest installment in Yorba Linda Town Center

The theater has landed. The speakeasy-themed Blind Pig restaurant has as well. Both are on tap to breath life into the emergent after-dark scene in...

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Drawbridge Realty acquires office buildings in Aliso Viejo
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Drawbridge Realty acquires office buildings in Aliso Viejo

Drawbridge Realty, a real estate investment firm based in San Francisco, has acquired two Class-A office buildings in Aliso Viejo that serve as...

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Real estate news: WeWork opens its first members-only offices in Newport Beach
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Real estate news: WeWork opens its first members-only offices in Newport Beach

Despite its troubles on Wall Street, WeWork’s expansion in Orange County continues with a new office in Newport Beach and four more properties...

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Should the commercial real estate buying process be more like Amazon Prime?
News 1 week ago
Should the commercial real estate buying process be more like Amazon Prime?

Aha, got ya! Catchy headlines can do that, huh? If you doubt it for a moment, raise your hand if you checked out “Bruce Jenner’s love child with...

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Communal “co-living” catching on as low-cost housing alternative
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Communal “co-living” catching on as low-cost housing alternative

On a recent tour of affordable housing projects in the Downtown L.A. area aimed at both solving and preventing homelessness, I was introduced to a ...

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Are appraisal waivers good news or bad news?
News 1 week ago
Are appraisal waivers good news or bad news?

What’s up with mortgage rates? Jeff Lazerson of Mortgage Grader in Laguna Niguel gives us his take. Rate news summary From Freddie Mac’s weekly...

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Laguna Woods Village co-op board looks back at 2019, seats new president
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Laguna Woods Village co-op board looks back at 2019, seats new president

LAGUNA WOODS — United Mutual’s 44th annual organizational meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 8, showcased an hour of highlights from a year’s worth of...

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Santa Ana, Garden Grove sued over Willowick golf course development plans
News 2 weeks ago
Santa Ana, Garden Grove sued over Willowick golf course development plans

A community organization representing residents in Santa Ana and Garden Grove sued both cities Monday, Oct. 7, seeking to stop the sale of a large...

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Manfred Keil, new chief economist for IEEP, sees more automation, challenges ahead for Inland Empire
News 2 weeks ago
Manfred Keil, new chief economist for IEEP, sees more automation, challenges ahead for Inland Empire

The Inland Empire’s largest economic development collaborative has named a new chief economist, a local professor who foresees a future that leans...

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Blimp hangar echoes the Great Park folly
News 2 weeks ago
Blimp hangar echoes the Great Park folly

We’ve learned time and again that when the government owns property, it often mismanages it. That’s not a surprise. Private owners have a financial...

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Southern California industrial property sales hit $7.4 billion in just 8 months
News 3 weeks ago
Southern California industrial property sales hit $7.4 billion in just 8 months

Southern California industrial property investors are enjoying their busiest year ever, with sales nearly double the U. S. rate, according to a...

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Forever 21 fashion chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
News 3 weeks ago
Forever 21 fashion chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Low-price fashion chain Forever 21, a one-time hot destination for teen shoppers that fell victim to its own...

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Travel: Provincetown, on the tip of Cape Cod, is a diverse, eclectic vacation spot
News 3 weeks ago
Travel: Provincetown, on the tip of Cape Cod, is a diverse, eclectic vacation spot

Whatever your preconception is of Provincetown, Mass., it is almost surely incomplete. The tiny town of 3,000 permanent residents, situated at the...

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California high-speed rail is making progress, gaining momentum: Brian Kelly
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California high-speed rail is making progress, gaining momentum: Brian Kelly

The Southern California News Group’s September 23rd editorial regarding the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s land acquisition process shows...

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Airbnb says it will go public in 2020
News 1 month ago
Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

By Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press Airbnb Inc. said Thursday it plans to go public in 2020, a long-awaited move by the home-sharing company...

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Best of Orange County 2019: Best auto repair
News 1 month ago
Best of Orange County 2019: Best auto repair

1. ExperTec Automotive Costa Mesa; 949-645-7722; Huntington Beach; 714-848-9222; expertecautomotive.com Since readers voted ExperTec Automotive the...

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Real estate news: Massive, mixed-use Flight at Tustin Legacy campus readies for tenants
News 1 month ago
Real estate news: Massive, mixed-use Flight at Tustin Legacy campus readies for tenants

The first phase of construction has wrapped at Flight at Tustin Legacy, a creative, mixed-use office campus near the blimp hangars, according to...

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Target to hire 130,000 seasonal workers including 14,000 in LA County
News 1 month ago
Target to hire 130,000 seasonal workers including 14,000 in LA County

Target plans to add more than 130,000 seasonal workers in preparation for this year’s holiday season and about 14,000 of them will be working in...

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Big rent hikes are about to be illegal in California. Here’s what you should know
News 1 month ago
Big rent hikes are about to be illegal in California. Here’s what you should know

Millions of California renters are about to receive some of the nation’s strongest protections against rent hikes and evictions. And the primary...

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Rent control advances in California, L.A. County
News 1 month ago
Rent control advances in California, L.A. County

Separate tenant protection measures advanced in Sacramento and downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept. 10, with the Senate approving a measure that...

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Disneyland crowds return for ‘Halloween Screams’ fireworks show filling both parking garages to capacity
News 1 month ago
Disneyland crowds return for ‘Halloween Screams’ fireworks show filling both parking garages to capacity

The triumphant return of the “Halloween Screams” fireworks show filled Disneyland’s two parking garages to capacity on Friday night as crowds...

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Bill seeking to boost California homebuilding headed to Newsom’s desk
News 1 month ago
Bill seeking to boost California homebuilding headed to Newsom’s desk

The "Housing Crisis Act of 2019" is heading to Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk, seeking to boost homebuilding in "urbanized" zones throughout the state,...

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Google spent $95.6 million for more Silicon Valley property
News 1 month ago
Google spent $95.6 million for more Silicon Valley property

Tech titan Google spent $95.6 million for a roughly 16-acre parcel that’s part of a large city block in northern Sunnyvale, according to Santa...

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If commercial property taxes increase, will California companies stop hiring, investing?
News 1 month ago
If commercial property taxes increase, will California companies stop hiring, investing?

Last week I delved into a subject best discussed in private – politics. Specifically, taxes and your tenancy. I weighed in on a proposed ballot...

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Attack on Prop. 13 falters, but danger is still ahead
News 1 month ago
Attack on Prop. 13 falters, but danger is still ahead

SACRAMENTO – For a sense of the endless political resources that California’s left-leaning groups have at their ready, consider this recent turn of...

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Community meeting tonight, Aug. 28, on proposal to renovate part of the Brea Mall
News 1 month ago
Community meeting tonight, Aug. 28, on proposal to renovate part of the Brea Mall

A community meeting is planned tonight, Aug. 28, in Brea to present a proposal for using part of the Brea Mall property for homes, a fitness center...

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HOA Homefront: Changes in condo lending rules – what it means (or doesn’t) to you
News 1 month ago
HOA Homefront: Changes in condo lending rules – what it means (or doesn’t) to you

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued revisions to its condominium lending rules, effective Oct. 15. Here’s a brief rundown of...

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Avengers Campus: Everything we learned at D23 Expo about the Marvel land coming to Disney California Adventure
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Avengers Campus: Everything we learned at D23 Expo about the Marvel land coming to Disney California Adventure

The new Marvel super hero land coming to Disney California Adventure promises to wow visitors with Spider-Man swinging across the sky, Captain...

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Atwood mural is dedicated during celebration day as restoration work continues
News 1 month ago
Atwood mural is dedicated during celebration day as restoration work continues

The Atwood community in Placentia took a pause from efforts to restore a 40-year-old mural near Parque de los Ninos to have a little fun and...

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