Newcastle Partners and RREEF ready new office park in Long Beach, Calif.

January 17, 2009 |

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Ruth Brajevich, CMO

Maureen Bissonnette, Director, Marketing

(January 2009)  Long Beach, California – Design firm Ware Malcomb announces that design has been completed and construction has begun for first phase of Douglas Park Block 2, an office park being developed by Newcastle Partners, Inc. and investment partner RREEF both headquartered in San Francisco, California.  The project is located at 3900 Cover Street at Worsham Avenue in Long Beach, California immediately adjacent to the Long Beach Airport.

Ware Malcomb is providing planning and architectural design services for the new 9.89 acre office park. The project is comprised of three single story and six two-story buildings totaling 168,052 square feet, ranging in size from 7,623 to 38,563 square feet. The project is currently seeking LEED® CS certification, and incorporates elements such as native landscaping, recycled water irrigation system, reduced heat island effects through cool “white” roofs, reduced heat gain through glazing/shading elements, increased insulation, day lighting controls systems, reduced flow fixtures, and additional high performance efficiencies. 

Millie & Severson of Los Alamitos, California is serving as the General Contractor for the project.   Construction is estimated to be completed by June 2009.

About Newcastle Partners, Inc.

With over 25 years of experience, Newcastle Partners, Inc. is a commercial property investment and development company, focused on acquiring and developing industrial, office, and business parks in the Los Angeles Basin, and the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information on Newcastle Partners, Inc. and Douglas Park, please visit,

About Ware Malcomb

Ware Malcomb’s corporate Irvine office offers planning, architecture, interior design, graphic design and site development services to commercial real estate and corporate clients  Ware Malcomb specializes in the design of commercial office, industrial, technology, healthcare and retail projects, as well as auto dealerships. Our in-house Graphic Design studio focuses on integrating environmental/brand enhancing graphics, signage, website, multimedia, and corporate identity. The firm’s office is located at 10 Edelman, Irvine, California 92618.

Established since 1972, Ware Malcomb is a leading commercial real estate design firm committed to providing clients with integrated service across North America. In addition to the corporate office in Irvine, the firm has 10 additional office locations throughout the United States and in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information regarding Ware Malcomb, please go to


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