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

  • What I Hear From Business Owners June 18, 2021
    Image Attribution: My days are filled counseling business owners. You see, my commercial real estate practice focuses upon family owned and operated manufacturing and logistics companies experiencing a transition. Frequently, this transition causes a decision to be made about their locations. As an example - let’s say the operation is considering a merger. When two […]
  • More Space Than Needed - Now What? June 11, 2021
    Image Attribution: www.fastcompany.comRecently, we represented a tenant in a successful lease transaction. Provided by the new location are ample space and amenities for years to come. This address is one of four occupied by the company. We’ve now been approached - by the client - to review their other three buildings. You see, an acquisition […]
  • Class A Industrial Availability - Big Changes Coming! June 4, 2021
    Image Attribution: www.dreamstime.comI’ve written ad nauseam about the imbalance existing between demand and supply of available industrial buildings in Southern California. Since the economy was awakened - akin to Rip Van Winkle - in 2011 and after the mortgage meltdown, we’ve been on an upward trajectory. Recently - in the last six months of 2020 […]
  • A Week with a Two Year Old - 4 CRE Lessons May 28, 2021
    Image Attribution: www.clipart-library.comI just concluded a week with our two - almost three - year old grandson. We’ve been blessed with five all together - four little boys sandwiched around a little girl. They range in age from 5 to one. Why was I caregiver? Well, my wife, AKA Nana - a budding stand-up comic […]
  • Are Asking Prices Obsolete? May 21, 2021
    Image Attribution: www.gograph.comAsking prices. By definition, an expression of a owner’s motivation to transact as reduced to a dollar amount. In other words, pay me this and we’ll make a deal. Easy? Not so fast. In our hyper-inflated industrial real estate market, every COMP is a new high watermark. Demand for manufacturing and logistics buildings […]

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