Office complex being built in A.V.

first_imgPALMDALE – Venture Corp., the West Coast’s largest builder of privately owned commercial properties for small companies, is building a 69,000-square-foot complex in the Palmdale Trade and Commerce Center. The Venture Commerce Center-Palmdale is expected to contain medical, real estate and insurance offices as well as technology enterprises, contractors and service companies. The center differs from most commercial projects in that its business occupants will own their offices condominium-style, rather than lease them. Purchase prices range from $299,000 to $625,000. Mill Valley-based Venture Corp. has similar projects in Palm Desert, San Diego County and Sacramento, as well as in Washington state and Nevada. The company was drawn to the Antelope Valley by the population growth, according to a broker who is one of the marketing agents. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECalifornia’s bungled $1 billion accounting system “One thing that developers are faced with these days is the availability of dirt to build on. In some areas it’s hard to find land. They liked what they saw in terms of the Antelope Valley,” said Dennis Marciniak, a vice president with a commercial real estate brokerage company, GVA DAUM. Marciniak and GVA DAUM Vice President Larry McEwan expect most of the companies that move into the new center to be ones already in the Antelope Valley, but they also expect some to be new offices of doctors or firms based in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area. “Our job is to move (businesses) from the Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley to this area and relieve some of the traffic on the 14,” McEwan said. Some of the center’s occupants are expected to be medical offices because of the proximity to the Palmdale Regional Medical Center under construction a quarter-mile south. Some of the complex’s spaces will be conventional offices, but others will consist of flexible-use space with 21-foot-tall ceilings and rollup truck doors for light-industrial firms. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more