The Triangle, a shopping center at the intersection of Newport Boulevard, Harbor Boulevard and 19th in Costa Mesa — was sold to an undisclosed buyer for $55.7 million. That's no chump change. The terms of the deal were announced last week in a news release from CBRE, which brokered the purchase along with National Retail Partners — West.
That press release identified the buyer only as “a Los Angeles-based family office syndicate.”
A representative from Irvine-based Greenlaw Partners, which has owned the complex since 2006, confirmed the sale in an email but did not offer any details as to the motivation behind it or the identity of the buyer.
Dubbed "Triangle Square" when it opened in 1992, the downtown retail and entertainment center initially enjoyed some…