Allen Buchanan

Allen C. Buchanan, SIOR | Principal
(714) 564-7104
DRE# 00870947



Allen C. Buchanan, SIOR joined Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc. – Orange in 1984 after five years in the consumer goods business with Procter and Gamble Distributing Company and the E and J Gallo Winery. Allen Buchanan has spent his real estate career in the industrial arena in North Orange and West Riverside County. His specialties include user representation, owner representation, and investment sales. Allen C. Buchanan became a shareholder in Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc. – Orange in 1988. Mr. Buchanan is continually recognized as a Top Five Producer of the Orange office over the last 32 years.


  • Bachelors of Arts in Economics, University of Arkansas

Accreditations & Community Involvement

  • Association of Industrial Realtors (AIR)
  • Orange County Register Contributing Columnist
  • SIOR Member (Society of Industrial & Office Realtors)


  • 185,000 SF Sale – La Palma Avenue Anaheim, CA
  • 178,000 SF Lease – Lambert Avenue Brea, CA
  • 121,000 SF Sale – San Gorgorio, Riversides, CA
  • 54,000 SF Lease – Geary Street, Santa Fe Springs, CA
  • 48,000 SF Sale – Fee Ana / Miraloma Placentia, CA
  • 45,000 SF Lease – Kellogg Drive Anaheim, CA
  • 37,000 SF Lease – Trader Center Drive Riverside, CA
  • 31,000 SF Sale – Norwalk Santa Fe Spring, CA
  • 28,000 SF Sale – Crouse, Corona, CA
  • 27,000 SF Sale – Citation, Corona, CA

Partial Client List

  • Kilroy Realty
  • Trico Realty
  • Hager Pacific Properties
  • Richardson Properties
  • Allied Exhaust
  • Raymond Handling Solutions
  • Illinois Tool Works
  • DMG
  • Limbach Company LP

RSS Location Advice

  • The DREADED Re-Trade in Commercial Real Estate Deals! July 10, 2020
    Image Attribution: www.glazerteam.comAhhh, the dreaded re-trade! Simply. A buyer asking for a price reduction well into the purchase process, prior to close, but before they are contingency free. Buying a parcel of commercial real estate is really three negotiations. I even wrote about it here. A quick review of the three is in order. First […]
  • The BIGGEST Deal Ever! AKA Deja Vu all over again July 3, 2020
    Image Attribution: www.canstockphoto.comWe are confirmed! Three words that live in every commercial real estate advisor’s lexicon. Confirmation means a deed - transferring ownership - has recorded. Whether spoken, written, texted, emailed, or smoke signaled - trumpeted is the completion of a transaction and a payday which follows. You see, as commercial real estate professionals - […]
  • How to Exercise an Option in a Down Market June 26, 2020
    Image Attribution: www.clipart-library.comBusiness shutdowns in Southern California have wreaked havoc in some sectors of commercial real estate - most notably retail. Others - such as manufacturing and warehouse buildings have barely skipped a beat! Certainly, where our economy is headed with respect to the “new normal” is worth considering. Masks, gloves, sanitizing, distancing, and limited […]
  • Is SB 939 Good for Commercial Real Estate Owners? June 19, 2020
    Image Attribution: www.simmrinlawgroup.comIn this columnist’s opinion - NO! Ok. See y’all next week. But since I’ve a bit more space - allow me to expand. First a bit of background.SB 939 - if passed - would provide rent relief for tenants impacted by the Covid-19 shutdown. In some instances - tenants would be allowed to […]
  • 6 Elements of a BEST and FINAL Offer - in a Pandemic! June 12, 2020
    Image Attribution: www.massrealestateblog.comOur economic engine in Southern California is starting to rev in anticipation of another race. Witnessed has been renewed activity by occupants seeking locations and investors with dry powder to deploy. There is rumor of distress in some commercial real estate sectors - especially retail and office space. In my world of industrial […]

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