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Santa Ana, CA - Office Market Overview

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The Santa Ana real estate market includes the Delhi, Madison Park - Cornerstone Village, and Park Santiago - Fairhaven office space submarkets. With over 3.1 million residents, Santa Ana is also part of the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan region that is home to more than 13 million people. As the second-most populous city in Orange County, the city is a magnet for a variety of both traditional and newer, cutting-edge businesses.

As of mid-2017, the Santa Ana office market is home to nearly 9.6 million square feet of office space in buildings larger than 50,000 square feet. The high-technology and aerospace industries contribute heavily to the local economy and provide an ever-growing demand for Class A office space and commercial real estate in Santa Ana, CA.

Santa Ana, CA - Office Inventory Description

Santa Ana is one of the most densely-populated cities in the U.S., fourth only to New York City, Boston, and San Francisco. With a gross annual metropolitan product of $218 billion there is consistent need for white-collar office space. Of the 9.6 million square feet of office inventory in Santa Ana, Class A product accounts for a little less than 3.5 million square feet of the total supply, while Class B office space in Santa Ana adds just over 5.6 million square feet of additional office space to the market.

The Downtown Santa Ana office submarket sees some of the strongest demand for white-collar office employment in the area. Bordered by West Civic Center Drive, Main Street, West 1st Street, and North Flower Street, this market is home to world-class office buildings such as the Civic Center Plaza Towers, the WH Spurgeon Building, and the Transit Tower at 405 West 5th Street.

Santa Ana, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 11,887,068 SF

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

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 2,542,276 SF / 21.39% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 7,588,467 SF / 63.84% of total office
  • 500k to 1M SF: 612,325 SF / 5.15% of total office
  • > 1M SF: 1,144,000 SF / 9.62% of total office

By class:

  • Class A: 3,448,690 SF / 29.01% of total office
  • Class B: 6,176,530 SF / 51.96% of total office
  • Class C: 505,523 SF / 4.25% of total office

Top 10 Largest Office Buildings

in Santa Ana

Office building Address Sqft Year built
625IVE - Offices 625 North Grand Avenue, 92701 1,144,000 n/a
One Broadway Plaza 1001 North Broadway, 92701 612,325 n/a
Orange County Business Center 1261 East Dyer Road, 92705 437,000 1986
1761-1801 East St. Andrew Place 1801 East St. Andrew Place, 92705 367,045 1989
Xerox Centre 1851 East 1st Street, 92705 313,589 1988
Griffin Towers - 5 Hutton Centre Drive 5 Hutton Centre Drive, 92707 280,219 1987
First American Corporation World Headquarters - Phase II 4 First American Way, 92707 275,000 2006
3 MacArthur Place 3 MacArthur Place, 92707 246,763 1999
1750 East Fourth Street 1750 East 4th Street, 92705 229,989 1994
Lakeside Tower at MacArthur Place 4 Hutton Centre Drive, 92707 216,446 1988

Most Recently-Built Office Buildings

in Santa Ana

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Olen Parkcenter Plaza 601 North Parkcenter Drive, 92705 29,439 2012
Tustin Centre II 1525 North Tustin Avenue, 92705 82,042 2010
Santa Ana Medical Office Building 2212 East 4th Street, 92705 56,800 2008
First American Corporation World Headquarters - Phase II 4 First American Way, 92707 275,000 2006
1900 East 1st Street 1900 East 1st Street, 92705 38,866 2004
17th Street Office Park 1575 East 17th Street, 92705 57,000 2002
Twin Towers at MacArthur Place - 2 MacArthur Place 2 MacArthur Place, 92707 208,041 2001
Kaiser Permanente Harbor-MacArthur Medical Offices 3401 South Harbor Blvd, 92704 80,000 2001
Alton Corporate Center - 1921 East Alton Pkwy 1921 East Alton Pkwy, 92705 67,846 2000
Alton Corporate Center - 1901 East Alton Pkwy 1901 East Alton Pkwy, 92705 65,600 2000

Santa Ana, CA - Green Office Space


As both tenants and office building investors in California recognize the numerous benefits of energy-efficient, green office space, the availability has increased year by year. Of the 70 office buildings in Santa Ana that are larger than 50,000 square feet, 9% are considered to be green office buildings, contributing over 1.2 million square feet of green office space to the Santa Ana office market.

One example of a green office building in Santa Ana is the Tustin Centre II. Located in the Saddleback View - Mabury Park commercial real estate submarket of Santa Ana, this 82,000-square-foot Class A office building was built in 2010 and holds a LEED Gold certification.

The 2017 National Green Building Adoption Index surveyed the U.S. as a whole, and found that in the top 30 major office markets in the U.S. the percentage of green office buildings, LEED-certified and EPA Energy Star-rated property has increased by 33% over the past 12 years.

Santa Ana, CA's Top Office-Using Sectors

The Santa Ana office market sees some of the most robust demand for Class A office space from top office-using industry sectors such as high technology, healthcare, government & education, and larger corporate office users.

  • High Technology – Ingram Micro, Freedom Communications, and MSC Software Corporation are some of the biggest employers and users of white-collar office space in Santa Ana.
  • Healthcare – Institutions such as Tenet Healthcare and the California Department of Mental Health also contribute to the demand for white-collar employment in the Santa Ana metro area.
  • Government & Education – Orange County, Corinthian Colleges, and the Rancho Santiago Community College District are a few of the organizations of this top office-using sector in Santa Ana.
  • Corporate Office – Companies headquartered in Santa Ana, California include Behr Paint, First American Corporation, SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, and TTM Technologies.

Santa Ana Demographics


  • Total Population334,493
  • Male Population(50.5 %) 168,985
  • Female Population(49.5 %) 165,508
  • Median Age31.00


  • Average Household Income$73,156
  • Median Household Income$57,151
  • Median Income Under 25$43,464
  • Median Income 25-44$54,275
  • Median Income 45-64$66,320
  • Median Income Over 65$44,893


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