Sgt. Pepperoni is the best pizza in Orange County

Sgt. Pepperoni was voted the best pizza in Orange County It’s no surprise that Sgt. Pepperoni, the local pizza spot in Newport Beach, California, was voted the best pizza in Orange County. With their commitment to using only the freshest ingredients, friendly staff, and inviting atmosphere, it’s easy to see why they have become a […]

OC 5th District Sup. Race Gets Tighter: Early Election Results

Politics & Government OC 5th District Sup. Race Gets Tighter: Early Election Results Read more to see how Newport Beach candidates are faring this election. Miranda Ceja, Patch Staff Posted Wed, Nov 9, 2022 at 10:15 am PT Reply (Ashley Ludwig/Patch) NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Election Day is over in Newport Beach, and residents are […]

Rep. Katie Porter Holds Onto Slight Lead Over Republican Scott Baugh

Politics & Government Rep. Katie Porter Holds Onto Slight Lead Over Republican Scott Baugh The battle to represent 47th Congressional District serving Newport Beach remains too close to call. City News Service, News Partner Posted Mon, Nov 14, 2022 at 11:00 pm PT Reply (1) President Joe Biden listens as Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., speaks […]

Irvine Co. Completes Closing Part of Spectrum Terrace

Irvine Co. is heading into the new year with some closure. The Newport Beach developer, Orange County’s largest office landlord with a local portfolio totaling nearly 27 million square feet, has completed the final phase of Spectrum Terrace, a 1 million-square-foot office campus that has attracted a slew of high-profile technology and other tenants since […]

Healthcare Investor Pays $80M for Brea Places of work

Healthcare Property Advisors (HPA) has acquired a Brea office campus that houses its headquarters for $80 million, marking the priciest office transaction reported for North Orange County in 2022. The healthcare property-focused commercial real estate investor, property manager and consultant bought the four-building office campus at 915-975 W. Imperial Highway and 950 Mariner St. from […]

Reflecting on OC’s Luxe Market

A turbulent 2022 is blending into an uncertain 2023 for Orange County’s luxury market. Many buyers and sellers are sitting on the sidelines to gain some clarity after a slow pace of sales last year. Last year kicked off with some residual demand from the pandemic frenzy that sent buyers paying top dollar for new […]

Industrial Investor Pays $24M for Teva’s Irvine Campus

Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. has sold its Irvine facilities for what property records indicate to be about $24 million, about a year after the drugmaker decided to permanently shutter the manufacturing site after contamination concerns from the Food and Drug Administration. The sale comes a few months after the $11 billion-valued company (NYSE: TEVA) put […]

Daryl Carter: Avanath Purchasing for Spree Pays Off

Last year, apartment investor Avanath Capital Management LLC grew its assets under management by more than 40% to $3.7 billion, following a multifamily acquisition spree topping $1 billion, including a $314 million portfolio buy in New York that marked the company’s largest buy to date. As the housing market continues to face an imbalance of […]

Buchanan Avenue Pays $28M for Laguna Hills Workplace

Buchanan Street Partners has paid $28.1 million for a 120,354-square-foot office property in Laguna Hills, with plans to convert it into a medical office facility. The deal marks the real estate investment firm’s third local acquisition in about six years, and will be the company’s second office conversion in the works locally. The Newport Beach-based […]

Weedmaps Mum or dad Co. Revamps B2B Platform

WM Technology Inc., the Irvine-based software company (Nasdaq: MAPS) that serves the cannabis industry under the better-known Weedmaps name, is revamping its offerings, marketing strategy and operations as it faces several industry and economic headwinds. The company, which went public last year via a reverse merger with a special purpose acquisition company, commonly known as […]