August 20, 1989
Construction has begun on a second 20-story office tower at 3 Park Plaza in Irvine's Jamboree Center. The $85-million tower, expected to open in late 1990, will have about 400,000 square feet of space. The marble-sheathed building, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, is identical to another office tower that opened in the previous phase of the complex. Jamboree Center stands about one block southeast of the Jamboree Road exit of the San Diego Freeway. It is owned by the Irvine Co.
January 11, 1990 |
The Irvine Co. said Tuesday it has signed a $65-million lease with PacTel Cellular for 10 floors of office space at its Jamboree Center office park next to the San Diego Freeway, the second most expensive lease ever signed in the county. The signing ends months of speculation in the local real estate industry about where PacTel would relocate. One of the nation's largest cellular telephone companies, PacTel had been sought as a tenant by some of the county's biggest developers.
February 3, 1994
PacTel Cellular, the Irvine cellular phone maker, has expanded its headquarters by signing a five-year lease for an additional 65,132 square feet of office space in Irvine. By May, the company will occupy a three-story building at 17900 Von Karman Ave. that is owned by Aetna Life and Surety Co. The lease terms were not disclosed. Extensive interior rehabilitation of the building is planned, including the construction of cellular telephone installation bays and a sales and repair center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 2, 1987 |
Top University of California administrators, who have been permanently based on the UC system's mother campus in Berkeley, want a branch office in Irvine. The proposal, if approved later this month by the Board of Regents, would put the branch in the Jamboree Center business complex in Irvine. It would not be a part of the UC Irvine campus. UC officials said Friday that the branch would serve UC President David P.
June 10, 1989 |
Bramalea California Inc. is moving up--literally. The Costa Mesa home builder--already in the news this year for the $250-million acquisition of Marlborough Homes in Los Angeles--said it is moving into the top two floors of Jamboree Center's 1 Park Plaza in Irvine. That makes it the biggest tenant--with 28,000 square feet of office space--in the first phase of the Irvine Co.'s office park at Jamboree Road and the San Diego Freeway. Bramalea, the U.S. subsidiary of a Canadian public company, will be on the 11th and 12th floors, having signed a five-year lease for $2.9 million.
July 16, 1989
Bramalea of California has signed a $2.9-million lease for 28,000 square feet of office space at Jamboree Center's 1 Park Plaza, making this the largest tenant at Jamboree Center's Phase 1. The center is at Jamboree Boulevard and Main Street in Irvine. The lessee was represented by the Newport Beach office of Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services. The lessor, the Irvine Co., was represented by Tooley & Co.