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

From Bean Fields to OC's Urban Center in a Little Over 50 Years

South Coast Metro is one of Southern California's most preferred corporate and cultural centers, as well as a shopping, dining and performing arts destination with few rivals. Nowhere else in the OC can this sterling combination of Class A office space, superior business services, distinctive living opportunities, fashion, dining, performing arts and a treasure trove of other amenities be found.

Need the perfect gift for the holidays, bonuses, wellness awards, or other incentives?

Contact Diane Pritchett at alliance@southcoastmetro.com or call 714.435.2109 for more information or to order South Coast Plaza gift cards.

Upcoming Happenings at South Coast Repertory

October 8, 2020

Virtual Gala, Oct. 16 includes an excerpt from new Richard Greenburg Play Early in the pandemic, Artistic Director David Ivers approached award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg to write a play for our times; the result is A Shot Rang Out—A Play in One Man. Ivers will be featured in an excerpt from this new play as part of SCR’s virtual fundraising gala, Friday, Oct. 16. Ivers is also part of the silent auction—one of the prizes is a surfing…

OC Leaders Plead to Allow Southern California Theme Parks to Safely Reopen

September 18, 2020

Three Orange County Mayors joined with local business leaders, representatives of workers, and small business owners to urge Governor Gavin Newsom to issue theme park health and safety guidelines so that theme parks have a chance to re-open safely. The Mayors previewed a new website – ReOpenOCNow.com – which encourages residents to contact the Governor and encourage him to issue the guidelines – while highlighting the economic harm caused by the continued closure with no…

Kearny Real Estate Company’s Elevate@Harbor Joins South Coast Metro Alliance

September 9, 2020

Kearny Real Estate Company’s Elevate@Harbor recently joined the South Coast Metro Alliance, a nonprofit corporation including over 60 office property owners, hotels, apartment home communities, arts organizations, universities, retail centers and major companies located in Orange County’s South Coast Metro (encompassing north Costa Mesa/south Santa Ana). Los Angeles-based Kearny Real Estate, a vertically integrated company specializing in the acquisition, development, asset management and property management of office, industrial and land assets in Southern California, invested over $20…

Courtyard by Marriott Altoona Added to Growing Portfolio - Hospitality Asset Management Company, Inc

Family & Friends Hotel Rates:

Courtyard by Marriott - South Coast Metro

Need a staycation to get out of the house? South Coast Metro Alliance member Courtyard by Marriott - South Coast Metro is offering locals a special $99 rate. Use discount code LRR

Metro Events

A Terrifying Drive-Thru Experience

In the safety of their own vehicle, guests will enjoy a drive-thru where scare seekers will experience immersive storytelling and terrifying scenes. Guests will be entertained by live performances throughout their drive, plus experience three interactive show zones with an immersive show of lights, sound, special effects and monsters that will come alive.

OCFA Showcase Gallery Presents: "Figurative"

Representing forms that are recognizable derived from life.
​October 2nd - October 30th
FIGURATIVE art from 30 local artists.

Tis The Season! Goes Online

Celebrate the holidays in high style with Orange County’s favorite seasonal extravaganza, including members of Pacific Chorale, angelic children’s voices, and The Man in Red himself!
Enjoy this free virtual holiday concert on December 3, 2020. Sign-up to get the latest updates from Pacific Chorale.

Restaurant News


Oktoberfest is Fresh & Ready for Your Stein

It's the most wunderbar time of the year! If you're like Karl Strauss, you look forward to Oktoberfest season every year, and 2020 is no exception. The Karl Strauss seasonal lager is brewed true to Märzen style with flavors of toasted malts and a smooth, crisp finish. It tastes great in a glass, and legend has it, it tastes 1810% better in a stein.

Retail News

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.

South Coast Plaza Gift Cards

South Coast Plaza Gift Cards make the perfect gift for any occasion! South Coast Plaza Gift Cards are available in any denomination up to $2,000 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