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-Two Chatsworth industrial buildings sold for $29.8 million to San Francisco-based Prologis, a real estate investment trust. TA Realty of Boston, a privately held real estate investment adviser, was the seller. The warehouses, at 9453 Owensmouth Ave. and 21411 Prairie St., total 225,720 square feet.

-The NoHo Commons shopping center sold for $43 million. JH Real Estate Partners Inc. of Newport Beach bought the 65,000-square-foot retail center, at 5300 Lankershim Blvd., from RedRock Noho Retail.

-Wilbur Medical Plaza, at 5620 Wilbur Ave. in Tarzana, traded hands in June for $18.8 million, or roughly $356 a square foot. The 52,889-square-foot property was sold by real estate investment firm Ethan Christopher of Encino; the buyer was IRA Realty Capital of Newport Beach.

-A 104,244-square-foot office building at 6200 Canoga Ave. in Woodland Hills sold to Maxxam Enterprises of Beverly Hills and L.A.’s Madison Partners for $15.7 million, or $150 a square foot. The seller was Embarcadero Capital Partners of Belmont.

-The former 82,660-square-foot North Hollywood headquarters of Bobrick Washroom Equipment Inc. was leased to NBCUniversal for use as set and equipment storage space. Bobrick, founded in 1906, sold its two buildings in the 11600 block of Hart Street in October for $7.6 million to Selective Real Estate Investments of Encino. Earlier this year, Bobrick moved into a build-to-suit, $20 million HQ at nearby 6901 Tujunga Ave.

-Technocel, a Simi Valley mobile device accessory distributor, leased 65,550 square feet at 13571 Vaughn St. in San Fernando. The lease follows the company’s expansion into a new 60,000-square-foot headquarters building in Simi Valley in the fall.

Falling vacancy rates and strong sales and leasing volume characterized the second quarter in the San Fernando Valley, even as rising rents begin to push tenants out of premier buildings in Encino and Sherman Oaks toward the west...

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