NEWPORT BEACH, CA – December 11, 2023 – Granite Properties, a commercial real estate investment, development and management company, today announced that Best Choice Products (BCP) has signed a headquarters lease for 53,478 square feet at 100 Bayview in Newport Beach. The company will occupy the first floor of the Class-A, LEED Gold and Fitwel certified office building, bringing approximately 120 employees with plans to fill 100 additional positions.
BCP was represented by Scott Wetzel and Jeff Ingham of JLL, and Granite was represented by Justin Hill and Dean Chandler of CBRE.
“We’re excited to welcome Best Choice Products and their employees to 100 Bayview. We look forward to offering them an engaging indoor-outdoor work experience where they can feel energized and collaborate on the same floor,” said Jason Purvis, Senior Managing Director, Granite Properties. “We see strong leasing activity at 100 Bayview, and we’ve leased over 90,000 square feet this year. This is representative of the office market where best-in-class assets continue to see strong demand. Companies are drawn to the building’s strong indoor-outdoor connections, high-end amenities, proximity to the Newport Back Bay, and ease of access. They also value Granite’s strength of ownership and our commitment to making improvements to enhance the employee experience,” he added.
BCP is a best-in-class consumer products ecommerce company for a wide range of family products including indoor and outdoor furniture and toys. The company will relocate in Q2 2024 from 15101 Red Hill Ave, Tustin, CA. Enhancing their space’s indoor-outdoor connection, Granite will manage the build out of a new outdoor workspace as part of their space.
Indoor-outdoor connectivity stands central at 100 Bayview’s design and amenities, and include:
- A bright, atrium style lobby with biophilic design linked to a landscaped and Wi-Fi-enabled outdoor workspace.
- A fitness center with complimentary classes and an outdoor yoga deck.
- Balcony suites offering private outdoor workspaces with panoramic views of The Back Bay.
- A specialty coffee shop, Stereoscope Coffee Co., with folding doors that can be completely pulled away connecting to its patio and facing 100 Bayview’s outdoor workspace.
- Proximity to the Back Bay Trail Loop for outdoor workouts.
The building’s innovative features include a high-tech conference, an indoor air filtration system, touchless fixtures, bike sharing, outdoor workspace, EV charging, and 5×5 Telecom enabling employees to work from all common areas while connected to their office network. Ready Suites, Granite’s move in ready office space, are available with flexible lease terms. The project includes ample parking via a subterranean parking garage and adjacent parking structure.
100 Bayview is a six-story, 346,335 square feet office building located on 100 Bayview Circle in Newport Beach. The building is five minutes from John Wayne Airport with immediate access to key freeways providing easy access to all portions of Orange County. A residential community surrounds the building, and shops and dining destinations such as South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island are nearby.
Granite owns 12 million square feet of high-quality office space throughout Southern California, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Denver, Boston and Nashville. The firm is known for its strong ownership and focus on enhancing the work lives of their customers. Granite’s Property Experience Team organizes social activities, charity efforts, and professional development events through its portfolio wide customer engagement program, TogetherWeConnect.
About Granite Properties
Granite Properties is a privately held commercial real estate investment, development and management company founded in 1991. The firm owns 12 million square feet of high-quality office space in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Denver, Southern California, Boston and Nashville. Granite is an established investor, developer, and manager with a focus on sustainable, highly amenitized projects. It has completed more than $10.3 billion in real estate transactions and more than 30 million square feet of real estate development and acquisitions. Current active development projects in Atlanta, Boston, and Dallas total over 2 million square feet with total costs over $1.5 billion. Granite focuses on creating extraordinary customer experiences through mixed-use environments, rich amenities, customer-centric service, and innovative wellness features. Granite, NAIOP’s 2022 Developer of the Year, was named one of Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces nine times, ranking #8 on their 2022 Best Workplaces in Real Estate list. For more information, visit: graniteprop.com.
About Best Choice Products
Best Choice Products (BCP) is a dynamic e-commerce company dedicated to developing the world’s best-selling products inspired by real people. With a wide range of products in categories such as home, outdoor, toys, and more, BCP aims to provide exceptional value to its customers. As a customer-centric organization, BCP continually strives to enhance its operations to deliver a seamless shopping experience. For more information, visit http://www.bestchoiceproducts.com.
For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500® company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 105,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAYSM. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.