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82 Office Spaces for Rent in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA

Lake Forest, Orange County, CA Office Space Listings

There are currently 52 office listings available in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA. These listings include 82 office spaces that encompass a total of 553,081 square feet. Available office spaces in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA range in size from 266 square feet to 38,829 square feet. A total of 22 off-market office properties located in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA are also available for research.

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Lake Forest, CA Office Overview

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Lake Forest neighbors the Anaheim, Costa Mesa, and Newport Beach commercial real estate markets.  With a population of just over 83,000 residents, the city is located in Orange County, Calif., which is home to over 3 million people. The market sees significant demand, due to the city's highly accessible location along the I-5 and Highway 241, as well as its proximity to the bustling business centers of Newport Beach, Long Beach, and Anaheim, California.

In 2000, Lake Forest extended its city limits to include the master-planned communities of Foothill Ranch and Portola Hills. In the process, the number of commercial centers added to the Lake Forest real estate market increased significantly. Class B space amounts to nearly 1.5 million square feet, and accounts for nearly 90% of the inventory, while Class A or A+ office space contributes nearly 260,000 square feet to the market.

Lake Forest, CA Office Inventory Description

As of mid-2017, the market encompasses over 1.7 million square feet of existing office space in properties larger than 50,000 square feet.  The commercial real estate market in Lake Forest, Calif., is driven in large part by the variety of corporate headquarters located within the city.

Some of the more notable larger Class B and Class A buildings in the area include The Campus South County on Towne Center Drive, the Spectrum Pointe - 2 South Pointe Drive, and the Lake Forest Executive Center at 23101 Lake Center Drive.

Lake Forest, Orange County, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 2,613,494 SF

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

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 1,169,137 SF / 44.73% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 1,444,357 SF / 55.27% of total office

By class:

  • Class A: 674,586 SF / 25.81% of total office
  • Class B: 1,938,908 SF / 74.19% of total office

Top 10 Largest Office Buildings

in Lake Forest

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Spectrum Pointe 1 Spectrum Pointe Drive, 92630 461,746 2002
Towne Center Plaza 26642 Towne Centre Drive, 92610 205,287 2000
27051 & 27121 Towne Centre Drive 27051 Towne Centre Drive, 92610 202,858 1999
Serrano Creek Center 20411 Lake Forest Drive, 92630 184,482 2000
Pacific Commercentre Business Park - 26110, 26140 & 26160 Enterprise Way 26110 Enterprise Way, 92630 145,500 1999
Enterprise Business Park - 26200 Enterprise Court 26200 Enterprise Way, 92630 144,906 2000
19701 Da Vinci 19701 Da Vinci, 92610 127,612 2000
Lake Forest Business Center - 23661-23736 Birtcher Drive 23661 Birtcher Drive, 92630 117,088 1981
Foothill Plaza - 27442 Portola Pkwy 27442 Portola Pkwy, 92610 106,126 2001
Foothill Plaza - 27422 Portola Pkwy 27422 Portola Pkwy, 92610 106,120 2001

Largest Office Properties Recently Completed

in Lake Forest

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Towne Centre Office Park 26000 Towne Centre Drive, 92610 48,128 2007
Allred Corporate Center - 26521 & 26541 Rancho Pkwy South 26521 Rancho Pkwy South, 92630 92,160 2002
Spectrum Pointe - 1 Spectrum Pointe Drive 1 Spectrum Pointe Drive, 92630 75,000 2002
Allred Corporate Center - 26561 Rancho Pkwy South 26561 Rancho Pkwy South, 92630 60,720 2002
Foothill Plaza - 27442 Portola Pkwy 27442 Portola Pkwy, 92610 106,126 2001
Foothill Plaza - 27422 Portola Pkwy 27422 Portola Pkwy, 92610 106,120 2001
Pacific Commercentre Business Park - 26250 Enterprise Court 26250 Enterprise Court, 92630 76,841 2001
Enterprise - 26210 Enterprise Court 26210 Enterprise Court, 92630 50,006 2001
Enterprise - 26220 Enterprise Court 26220 Enterprise Court, 92630 50,006 2001
High Image Office Space 6 Orchard, 92630 27,099 2001

Lake Forest, CA Green Office Space

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For a city with less than 2 million square feet of office space, there is a significant percentage of green office space in Lake Forest. Of the 21 office buildings in the city larger than 50,000 square feet, 24% are either green, Energy Star-rated, or LEED-certified. Together, they contribute a combined total of nearly 325,000 square feet of green office space to the Lake Forest commercial real estate market.

An outstanding example of a LEED-certified office building here is the Pacific Vista - Building C. Built in the year 2000, this Class B property adds over 70,000 square feet of LEED Silver-certified green office space to the Lake Forest market.

According to the most recent National Green Building Adoption Index, which looked at the top 30 largest markets in the U.S., the percentage of green certified office buildings stands at 38%. Just 12 years ago, in 2005, that percentage was less than 5%, representing nearly a seven-fold increase in just a few short years.

Lake Forest, CA's Top Office-Using Sectors

The local market sees strong and steady demand from top sectors like the technology & light manufacturing, financial services, healthcare & bio-sciences industries, along with larger corporate office users.

  • Technology & Light Manufacturing – Invensys, Sole Technology, Kaiser Aluminum, and Karem Aircraft are some of the biggest employers in the area.
  • Financial Services – Companies such as Loan Depot and the Eagle Community Credit Union drive white-collar employment.
  • Health Care & Bio-Sciences – Demand for white-collar labor in the city is created by firms such as Apria Healthcare and Autism Behavior Services, Inc.
  • Corporate Offices – Oakley, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, and Dynacast all help to drive the demand for commercial real estate here.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does office space cost in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA?

The average office rental rate in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA is $24.02 per square foot. Asking prices vary based on the property’s location, overall rating, amenities, proximity to restaurants, cafes and entertainment venues, as well as public transport, airports and highways. Check Lake Forest Office Market Trends for more stats.

What is the size of available office spaces in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA?

The Lake Forest, Orange County, CA office market can accommodate various businesses, sporting a range of office space availabilities. The average size of office space availabilities is 19,548 square feet. If you’re just starting out as a company or as an entrepreneur, the smallest available office space in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA is 266 square feet, while the maximum rentable space on the market now is 38,829 square feet.

How do I get office space in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA?

Start your search for office space in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA by using our filters that allow you to find the best space for your business needs. Filter listings by location, property size, available space or lease rate. Property pages will offer details about an office building’s rating, year built, availabilities, price per square foot and more. After drawing up a shortlist, make sure you contact the listed broker(s) to schedule a viewing and begin the negotiation process for your lease contract.

How many office listings are available in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA?

There are 52 office listings on the Lake Forest, Orange County, CA market. See all available office spaces for rent.

What other property types are available for lease in Lake Forest, Orange County, CA?

In addition to traditional office spaces, commercial real estate listings on our platform also include coworking & shared office space options, retail spaces, industrial buildings, warehouses, distribution facilities, and more.

Lake Forest Demographics

Population

  • Total Population83,974
  • Male Population(48.9 %) 41,063
  • Female Population(51.1 %) 42,911
  • Median Age39.60

Income/Financial

  • Average Household Income$134,484
  • Median Household Income$109,492
  • Median Income Under 25$54,286
  • Median Income 25-44$116,928
  • Median Income 45-64$124,726
  • Median Income Over 65$69,658