Opportunity Sites

There are a variety of opportunity sites for sale or lease throughout the City of Whittier; the list below is a sample of the major sites.  The City partners with the Gateway Cities Council of Governments to offer a Site Prospector website.  Click here to search further sites for sale or lease, as well as to access a variety of other useful site selection data--including tailored searches using filters for property size, type and cost; mapping capabilities by industry; and demographic reports such as labor force, education levels, and consumer spending.  




  • Bank of America Building
    This five-story historic building is listed as a National Historic Place and one of the offices was once used by former President Richard Nixon for his law practice. Currently, the building is used for office space. There is a vacant restaurant or retail space on the ground floor (14,792 total SF). The building is located at the main intersection in Uptown Whittier, Philadelphia Street and Greenleaf Avenue and is adjacent to a city owned vacant lot (7018 Greenleaf Avenue) and surface public parking lot.

    Sales/Leasing Information
    Marketing Brokers Commercial Real Estate
    Tipton Wright
    (714) 373-5777
  • Former Zieman Trailers
    This 2.9 acre site is located at the southeast corner of Whittier Blvd. and Mar Vista (for sale).

    Sales/Leasing Information
    Dunn Property Group
    Michael J. Dunn
    (213) 580-1400 
  • 7055 S. Greenleaf Avenue & 7042-7058 Comstock Avenue
    These sites are available for commercial/in-fill development (for sale).

    Sales/Leasing Information
    GM Properties
    Ben Greer
    (562) 696-0200 ext. 221
  • Fred C. Nelles 
    This 74 acre site was a youth correctional facility for over 100 years owned by the State of California. The State entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Brookfield Homes to develop the site for private development. It's anticipated the site will be developed as a mix of residential, parks and retail uses. Brookfield has submitted a Specific Plan for the site and has initiated the first steps of their Environmental Impact Report for the development. 

    Call the City of Whittier for more information at (562) 567-9320.