News release

Pour Vida Latin Flavor to Open Second Orange County Location at Class A Office Property; New Amenities and Improvements Underway

JLL is handling the office leasing at 5000 Birch which has a large block of space and signage available

March 08, 2021

NEWPORT BEACH, March 8, 2021 – JLL, the leasing manager at 5000 Birch, a two-building, 308,567 square foot, Class A office property in Newport Beach, California, announced today that Manulife Investment Management is underway with enhancements to amenities at the property and has recently leased space to Pour Vida Latin Flavor.

Pour Vida Latin Flavor (“Pour Vida”) signed a 2,940-squarefoot lease on the ground floor of the property. The restaurant focuses on fresh tacos and salads in a casual environment. It also features cocktails, beer, sangria and fresh-pressed juices. This will be the restaurant’s second location in Orange County, California.

Manulife Investment Management has also started construction on a new fitness center adjacent to Pour Vida and other capital improvements are underway including new common corridors and spec suites coming in 2021.

JLL’s Joe Bevan, Wade Clark and Monica Enes oversee office leasing at 5000 Birch. The property can accommodate a wide range of requirements from 2,000 square feet to 86,000 square feet of contiguous space with signage available. 

“We continually look for ways to enhance our properties to support the business needs of our tenants,” said Erik Gustafson, Head of U.S. Real Estate Asset Management at Manulife Investment Management. “This includes 5000 Birch, which provides the perfect opportunity for a growing company to occupy and create an identity in a premier area of Southern California.”

5000 Birch is ideally located in Orange County’s Airport Submarket, just minutes from the I-405, CA-73 and SR-55 freeways, providing convenient access to neighboring communities. It features a modernized outdoor plaza and abundant parking in an amenity rich area.

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