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Office Space for Rent in Costa Mesa, CA - 74 Listings

  • California Bank & Trust Building - Costa Mesa
    3420 Bristol Street, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 9 Spaces
    • 18,610 Sqft
  • Pacific Arts Plaza - Costa Mesa
    611 Anton Boulevard, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 2 Spaces
    • 32,476 Sqft
  • Plaza Tower - Costa Mesa
    600 Anton Boulevard, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    For Lease $27/Sqft/Year
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    • 9 Spaces
    • 52,426 Sqft
  • Center Tower - Costa Mesa
    650 Town Center Drive, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    For Lease $29.4/Sqft/Year
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    • 15 Spaces
    • 91,173 Sqft
  • Coppertree Business Park - Costa Mesa
    151 Kalmus Drive, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    For Lease $18 - $23.88/Sqft/Year
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    • 4 Spaces
    • 16,857 Sqft
  • Hive - Buildings A & B - Costa Mesa
    3333 South Susan Street, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 1 Space
    • 5,154 Sqft
  • The Landing - 2995 Red Hill Avenue - Costa Mesa
    2995 Red Hill Avenue, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 1 Space
    • 5,847 Sqft
  • The Landing - 2975 Red Hill Avenue - Costa Mesa
    2975 Red Hill Avenue, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 1 Space
    • 16,394 Sqft
  • Red Hill Centre - Costa Mesa
    3187 Red Hill Avenue, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    For Lease $22.2/Sqft/Year
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    • 2 Spaces
    • 8,211 Sqft
  • Culture Yard - Costa Mesa
    150 Paularino Avenue, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    For Lease $31.2 - $33/Sqft/Year
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    • 3 Spaces
    • 33,880 Sqft
  • Baker Center - Costa Mesa
    660 Baker Street, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 7 Spaces
    • 62,902 Sqft
  • Pacific Medical Plaza - Costa Mesa
    1640 Newport Blvd, Eastside Costa Mesa, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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    • 4 Spaces
    • 23,766 Sqft
  • 1901 Newport Plaza - Costa Mesa
    1901 Newport Blvd, Westside Costa Mesa, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
    For Lease $33/Sqft/Year
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    • 7 Spaces
    • 31,506 Sqft
  • 3146 & 3152 Red Hill Avenue - Costa Mesa
    3146 Red Hill Avenue, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    For Lease $25.2 - $28.2/Sqft/Year
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    • 2 Spaces
    • 5,270 Sqft
  • Scenic Business Park - Costa Mesa
    1665 Scenic Avenue, Mesa Verde, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    For Lease $31.8/Sqft/Year
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    • 2 Spaces
    • 31,954 Sqft
  • Pacific Arts Plaza - 3200 Bristol - Costa Mesa
    3200 Bristol Street, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 4 Spaces
    • 24,154 Sqft
  • Metro Pointe Business Center - 959 South Coast	Drive - Costa Mesa
    959 South Coast Drive, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 3 Spaces
    • 8,749 Sqft
  • Metro Pointe Business Center - 949 South Coast - Costa Mesa
    949 South Coast Drive, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 2 Spaces
    • 6,635 Sqft
  • MET Costa Mesa, The - 575 Anton Blvd - Costa Mesa
    575 Anton Blvd, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 6 Spaces
    • 39,484 Sqft
  • Pacific Arts Plaza - 3200 Park Center Drive - Costa Mesa
    3200 Park Center Drive, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    For Lease $39.6 - $43.2/Sqft/Year
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    • 7 Spaces
    • 49,883 Sqft
  • MET Costa Mesa, The - 535 Anton Blvd - Costa Mesa
    535 Anton Blvd, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 3 Spaces
    • 51,087 Sqft
  • MET Costa Mesa, The - 555 Anton Blvd - Costa Mesa
    555 Anton Blvd, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 4 Spaces
    • 19,174 Sqft
  • Canvas North - Costa Mesa
    3100 Bristol Street, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 5 Spaces
    • 52,608 Sqft
  • Canvas South - 3090 Bristol Street - Costa Mesa
    3090 Bristol Street, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    For Lease $24 - $31.8/Sqft/Year
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    • 5 Spaces
    • 41,273 Sqft
  • Canvas South - 3080 Bristol Street - Costa Mesa
    3080 Bristol Street, South Coast Metro, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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    • 3 Spaces
    • 47,231 Sqft

Costa Mesa, CA Office Overview

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Costa Mesa is part of the vast Orange County - Los Angeles metro region, which is home to over 13 million residents. The population of the city proper encompasses nearly 113,000 of those residents. Demand on the local real estate market is driven by a variety of retail enterprises, large office users, as well as other commerce ventures that benefit from the city’s proximity to John Wayne Airport—the only commercial airport in Orange County.

As of mid-2017, the Costa Mesa office market encompassed over 6.3 million square feet of completed office space in properties larger than 50,000 square feet. Most of these properties are clustered in the Mesa Verde, South Coast Metro, Freedom Homes, Westside Costa Mesa, and Eastside Costa Mesa neighborhoods.

Costa Mesa, CA Office Inventory Description

Costa Mesa started out as a rural farming community, but the town has since grown to become a regional base for light manufacturing, retail, and commerce. Costa Mesa holds the highest market inventory percentage of Class A space, for this part of California. Class A office space in Costa Mesa accounts for 65% of the office market, with just over 4.1 million square feet of premium inventory in properties larger than 50,000 square feet.

The Mesa Verde submarket, located east of the Santa Ana River between the I-405 and West MacArthur Boulevard, is home to investment-grade office buildings such as the South Coast Executive Center, the Harbor Gateway Business Center on 1535 Scenic Avenue, and the Scenic Business Park.

Costa Mesa, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 7,877,948 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF, includes office with retail

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 1,758,753 SF / 22.33% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 5,375,318 SF / 68.23% of total office
  • 500k to 1M SF: 743,877 SF / 9.44% of total office

By class:

  • Class A: 4,871,003 SF / 61.83% of total office
  • Class B: 2,868,069 SF / 36.41% of total office
  • Class C: 138,876 SF / 1.76% of total office

Top 10 Largest Office Buildings

in Costa Mesa

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Automobile Club of Southern California Office Complex 3333 Fairview Road, 92626 743,877 1982
The Press 1375 Sunflower Avenue, 92626 432,495 2020
Experian Corporate Headquarters 475 Anton Blvd, 92626 310,000 2002
Pacific Arts Plaza - 3200 Park Center Drive 3200 Park Center Drive, 92626 300,621 1981
MET Costa Mesa, The - 575 Anton Blvd 575 Anton Blvd, 92626 253,737 1984
MET Costa Mesa, The - 535 Anton Blvd 535 Anton Blvd, 92626 252,776 1984
Coppertree Business Park 151 Kalmus Drive, 92626 245,000 1981
MET Costa Mesa, The - 555 Anton Blvd 555 Anton Blvd, 92626 238,504 1984
1588 South Coast Drive 1588 South Coast Drive, 92626 180,202 1975
Canvas North 3100 Bristol Street, 92626 176,204 1987

Most Recently-Built Office Buildings

in Costa Mesa

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Pacific Medical Plaza 1640 Newport Blvd, 92627 76,880 2008
Hive - Building C 3333 South Susan Street, 92626 101,831 2004
Hive - Buildings A & B 3333 South Susan Street, 92626 82,158 2004
Experian Corporate Headquarters 475 Anton Blvd, 92626 310,000 2002
Red Hill Corporate Center 275 McCormick Avenue, 92626 43,163 2001
Metro Pointe Business Center - 959 South Coast Drive 959 South Coast Drive, 92626 82,875 1990
Canvas South - 3090 Bristol Street 3090 Bristol Street, 92626 121,692 1989
Hyland Plaza 3525 Hyland Avenue, 92626 46,957 1989
Sunflower Corporate Center - 1620 Sunflower Avenue 1620 Sunflower Avenue, 92626 37,455 1988
Canvas North 3100 Bristol Street, 92626 176,204 1987

Costa Mesa, CA Green Office Space

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In office buildings larger than 50,000 square feet, more than 2 million square feet of Costa Mesa office space is certified green, LEED, or EPA Energy Star-rated. One example of a local LEED-certified office building is the South Coast Plaza - Plaza Tower. This Class A office property is located in the South Coast Metro commercial real estate submarket and encompasses over 456,000 square feet of highly sought-after LEED Platinum-certified space.

Both the demand and availability of green office space in the top 30 U.S. office markets has been steadily increasing over the past 12 years. According to the 2017 National Green Building Adoption Index study, back in 2005 green office buildings accounted for less than 5% of the office space inventory. Now, by mid-year 2017, that figure has grown to an average of 38% across the top U.S. office markets analyzed.

Costa Mesa, CA's Top Office-Using Sectors

Demand on the Costa Mesa office market is driven by economic sectors like the technology, retail and commerce, and light manufacturing industries, along with steady activity from more conventional white-collar corporate office users.

  • Technology – Firms such as IBM FileNet and TTM Technologies help create white-collar office employment in Costa Mesa;
  • Retail & Commerce – Experian, the Automobile Club of Southern California, and the gigantic South Coast Plaza shopping center help to drive the demand for commercial real estate in Costa Mesa;
  • Light Manufacturing – Dynamic Cooking Systems and Shurflo are two of the larger companies in this top office-using sector;
  • Corporate Office – Large users of Class A office space in Costa Mesa include El Pollo Loco, Emulex, Hurley, and the Trinity Broadcasting Network.

Costa Mesa Demographics

Population

  • Total Population112,930
  • Male Population(51.0 %) 57,580
  • Female Population(49.0 %) 55,350
  • Median Age34.50

Income/Financial

  • Average Household Income$97,626
  • Median Household Income$75,109
  • Median Income Under 25$41,209
  • Median Income 25-44$83,968
  • Median Income 45-64$81,202
  • Median Income Over 65$55,340

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