What's New in South Coast Metro?

There are benefits to living and working in South Coast Metro.

Easter Dining at South Coast Plaza

March 26, 2021

Five restaurants will offer dine-in and takeout Easter menus on Sunday, April 4. Other restaurants in the SCP collection will be open with standard hours and à la carte menus. A “make and take” Easter cooking class is available at Sur La Table that combines a hands-on class with a take-home dinner.   EASTER DINE-IN & TAKEOUT   THE CAPITAL GRILLE For limited dine-in/outdoor seating, the Capital Grille will serve a three-course brunch with choices,…

Pacific Mercantile Profit Up Eightfold

March 9, 2021

Shifts More Personnel Towards Business Development Costa Mesa-based Pacific Mercantile Bancorp reported fourth-quarter net income jumped to $3.7 million from $440,000 in the same period a year ago. “Our strong fourth-quarter operating results reflect the continuation of improved financial performance resulting from our efforts to lower our cost of deposits, reduce our cost structure, and improve our ability to attract new operating companies to the Bank,” CEO Brad Dinsmore said in a statement. In 2020,…

Banc of California’s Profit Emerges

March 9, 2021

Since Jared Wolff in 2019 became CEO of Santa Ana-based Banc of California Inc., the second biggest in Orange County, he’s focused on lending to the real estate and health sectors. He’s dumped expensive pet projects of previous executives such as the naming rights to a new soccer stadium in downtown Los Angeles. The results became evident in the fourth quarter when the company reported net income climbed 70% to $17.7 million from the same…

OC Fair announced dates for the much-anticipated annual event – July 16- Aug. 15. The theme is “Time for Fun,” celebrating the joy of the return of Southern California’s favorite summer festival.
“We are grateful to plan for an exciting, and safe, OC Fair this year,” said OC Fair Board Chair Natalie Rubalcava-Garcia. “This milestone will allow the community to come together to celebrate the future and generate much-needed opportunities for economic development and growth in Orange County. The Board and staff have done a fantastic job of responsibly managing our finances and preparing to meet safe reopening guidelines to not just make it through the pandemic, but to emerge resilient and ready for 2021 and beyond.”

Metro Events



Broadway is coming back to Segerstrom Center for the Arts and South Coast Metro Alliance has group tickets for certain dates. For more information, contact Diane Pritchett at alliance@southcoastmetro.com or 714.435.2109

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5 Ways to Support South Coast Metro Businesses

  • SHOP LOCAL: Shopping at local essential businesses will help the local economy. Look for businesses that are offering curbside pickup or delivery.
  • GIFT CARDS: Buy gift cards for yourself or for future gifts for in-service businesses that are temporarily closed.
  • ORDER TAKE-OUT: Many local restaurants are offering take-out and delivery so you can enjoy your favorite meals and treats at home.
  • SHOP ONLINE: Many of your favorite shops are still selling their items online. Shop online and have it delivered right to your home.
  • GET SOCIAL: South Coast Metro businesses are on social media too! Like and share their posts. Leave positive reviews for them on Yelp, Google, and Facebook.

The Ultimate Guide to South Coast Metro

Everything you need to know about Orange County’s Urban Center can be found in The Ultimate Guide to South Coast Metro. The guide focuses on South Coast Metro’s comprehensive array of amenities to serve businesses, residents and visitors. This unique blend of premier office and residential environments, hotels, performing arts, unsurpassed shopping, and over 100 restaurants is what makes South Coast Metro the preferred address for those who want a vibrant mix of commerce and culture.

South Coast Metro Preferred

Our latest insert published in Orange Coast Magazine focuses on South Coast Metro’s comprehensive array of amenities to serve businesses, residents and visitors. This unique blend of premier office and residential environments, restaurants, hotels, performing arts and unsurpassed shopping is what makes South Coast Metro Orange County’s Urban Center.

Office Space Information

South Coast Metro offers a variety of business environments that collectively create a vital and energized community where commerce and Southern California culture converge. Environmentally friendly. Balanced workplaces. All attracting a diverse and innovative workforce. Follow the link below to see commercial properties in South Coast Metro.

Marketing Materials

There is an ample amount of marketing materials

  • The Ultimate Guide to South Coast Metro Directory – digital copy
  • South Coast Metro 360 magazine online here or contact Diane Pritchett: 714.435.2109 for a hardcopy
  • Fact Sheet of South Coast Metro facts and figures (located in SCM 360)
  • The South Coast Metro website www.southcoastmetro.com

South Coast Plaza Gift Cards

South Coast Plaza Gift Cards make the perfect gift for any occasion or recipient! South Coast Plaza Gift Cards are available in any denomination up to $2,000 per card and honored at more than 250 stores and restaurants at South Coast Plaza, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, South Coast Repertory and The Westin South Coast Plaza. For more information, contact Diane Pritchett at 714.435.2109 or alliance@southcoastmetro.com

Check out the South Coast Metro 360!

The glossy, full-color magazine that covers Orange County’s  cultural, culinary and commercial center. View the digital version on our website or call Diane Pritchett  for a hard copy of the 2017/2018 issue: 714.435.2109