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

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