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Glendale, CA - Office Market Overview

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The Glendale market includes the San Rafael Hills, Verdugo Viejo, and Vineyard commercial real estate submarkets. With a population of over 200,000 people, Glendale is the third largest city in Los Angeles County, and also part of the greater Los Angeles metro area, which is home to over 13 million residents. The office market in Glendale sees consistently strong demand, due to being only eight miles from Downtown Los Angeles.

As of mid-2017, the Glendale office market encompasses over 7.6 million square feet of existing office space in properties larger than 50,000 square feet. The commercial real estate market in Glendale, CA, is driven by a dynamic blend of business and industry, including technology and entertainment.

Glendale, CA - Office Inventory Description

Located in the southeastern part of the San Fernando Valley, Glendale is bordered by the cities of Pasadena and Burbank, and is a major production center for the entertainment and animation industries. These business sectors, along with numerous large corporate offices, generate robust demand for office space in Glendale. Nearly 65% of the office inventory in Glendale is Class A or A+, while Class B product adds another 2.6 million square feet of space to the office market in Glendale, California.

The Tropico office submarket in Glendale is one of the many parts of the city that sees a growing demand for office space. Located near the Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center, the area is home to investment-grade office buildings such as the Glendale Memorial Medical Pavilion, the Central Medical Plaza, and the Seeley Creative Campus at 1800 South Brand Boulevard.

Glendale, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 7,916,835 SF

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

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 1,252,239 SF / 15.82% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 5,554,336 SF / 70.16% of total office
  • 500k to 1M SF: 1,110,260 SF / 14.02% of total office

By class:

  • Class A: 5,364,106 SF / 67.76% of total office
  • Class B: 2,552,729 SF / 32.24% of total office

Top 10 Largest Office Buildings

in Glendale

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Glendale Plaza 655 North Central Avenue, 91203 591,958 1998
800 North Brand Blvd 800 North Brand Blvd, 91203 518,302 1990
Dreamworks Animation Studios 1000 Flower Street, 91201 459,770 1997
500 North Brand 500 North Brand Blvd, 91203 420,151 1990
Glendale City Center 101 North Brand Blvd, 91203 408,034 1990
Glendale Center 611 North Brand Blvd, 91203 382,230 1972
330 North Brand Blvd 330 North Brand Blvd, 91203 330,943 1982
505 North Brand Blvd 505 North Brand Blvd, 91203 319,864 1986
550 North Brand 550 North Brand Blvd, 91203 302,119 1986
Glendale Gateway - 801 North Brand Blvd 801 North Brand Blvd, 91203 282,698 1986

Most Recently-Built Office Buildings

in Glendale

Office building Address Sqft Year built
The Masonic Temple 234 South Brand Blvd, 91204 50,000 2016
Rexford Creative Campus 700 Allen Avenue, 91201 25,168 2015
3600 North Verdugo Road 3600 North Verdugo Road, 91208 29,794 2010
207 Goode Avenue 207 Goode Avenue, 91203 189,109 2009
Hollywood Production Center 3 225 East Broadway, 91205 76,000 2009
Lee Hughes Medical Building 1500 East Chevy Chase Drive, 91206 76,758 2008
St. Mary's Medical Center 800 South Central Avenue, 91204 39,552 2007
Grand Central Creative Campus 1101 Flower Street, 91201 250,832 2006
501 North Orange Street 501 North Orange Street, 91203 27,000 2004
Glendale Memorial Medical Pavilion 222 West Eulalia Street, 91204 59,927 2002

Glendale, CA - Green Office Space


Of the 42 office buildings in Glendale that are larger than 50,000 square fee, 11 are rated as LEED-certified, Energy Star-rated, or other types of green-certified office buildings. Green office space in Glendale totals over 3.6 million square feet, with about 47% of the total office inventory in the city being green, energy-efficient space. A great example of a LEED-certified office building in Glendale is the Glendale City Center on North Brand Avenue. Located in the Glendale City Center commercial real estate submarket, this building was constructed in 1990 and brings over 408,000 square feet of LEED Gold-certified green office space to the Glendale real estate market.

As one of the most environmentally-friendly states in the U.S., California is home to six of the top 30 largest green office markets in the country. The 2017 National Green Building Adoption Index measured the growth of green building adoption in these top markets over the past 12 years, and discovered that, since 2005, the overall percentage increase in energy-efficient office space increased by about 33%.

Glendale, CA's Top Office-Using Sectors

The Glendale commercial real estate and Class A office markets see consistent demand year-over-year from top office-using sectors like the healthcare, software, and entertainment industries, along with large corporate office users.

  • Healthcare – Numerous institutions, such as the Glendale Adventist Medical Center, the Glendale Memorial Medical Center, and the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital help generate demand for white collar office space in Glendale.
  • Software – Nero AG and Panda Security are two of the firms in this top office-using sector in Glendale.
  • Entertainment – Dreamworks Animation is one of the largest creators of white-collar office employment in Glendale.
  • Corporate Office – Companies such as Glenair Inc., Nestle Company, and Public Storage help drive the demand for commercial real estate in Glendale.

Glendale Demographics


  • Total Population199,750
  • Male Population(47.5 %) 94,851
  • Female Population(52.5 %) 104,899
  • Median Age41.20


  • Average Household Income$86,639
  • Median Household Income$58,657
  • Median Income Under 25$43,226
  • Median Income 25-44$72,793
  • Median Income 45-64$65,522
  • Median Income Over 65$33,700


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