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South Coast Metro Alliance is on LinkedIn!

Follow South Coast Metro Alliance on LinkedIn to stay up to date on the latest news, events, and projects in the Metro area. We want to share your posts, so don't forget to tag us! In an effort to ramp up Broker promotion, we encourage Brokers in South Coast Metro to send us content that we can share to our followers on LinkedIn. Follow the link below to visit South Coast Metro Alliance's LinkedIn page.

South Coast Metro Real Estate Specialist

REALTOR® and local Relocation Specialist Michael Wortel is available to serve South Coast Metro clients with impeccable service and local market knowledge. Backed by nearly 15 years of local real estate experience, Michael specializes in helping South Coast Metro residents sell, purchase and lease in the area.
With the support of Surterre Properties®, one of the region’s leading luxury residential firms, Michael has access to proprietary data, analytics and resources that provide a tremendous advantage in local real estate pursuits.
Contact Michael for a free consultation, home valuation and insight on the South Coast Metro housing market at: 657.269.2454 and mwortel@surterreproperties.com.
Michael Wortel: DRE#02115025
Surterre Properties: DRE#01778230

Pacific Chorale Returning to Live Performances for 2021-2022 Season

September 17, 2021

Pacific Chorale Artistic Director Robert Istad and Andrew Brown, President & CEO,  announced the chorus’ 2021-2022 Season featuring its return to in-person performances at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Sweeping programming will begin in October that builds upon its trailblazing legacy of championing contemporary composers. The “A-list ensemble” (Los Angeles Times) acclaimed for its “polish, poise and tonal splendor” (Orange County Register) presents five transformative programs, bookending the 54th season with two world…

Eclectic Mix of 10 Tenants Move into Harbor Gateway in South Coast Metro

September 17, 2021

Though the last 18 months have been challenging for commercial leasing in Orange County, South Coast Metro’s Harbor Gateway Business Center, located at the northwest corner of Harbor Boulevard and Sunflower Avenue in the City of Costa Mesa, has leased more than 209,000 sq. ft. during that time to an eclectic mix of 10 tenants. The tenants include: Mission Critical Electronics, focusing on vehicle, vessel and industrial power system and clean-energy solutions (51,900 sq, ft.);…

South Coast Repertory Makes an Exciting Return to Live Theatre

September 17, 2021

South Coast Repertory returns to live, in-person theatre with the world-premiere of Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg’s A Shot Rang Out, running Oct. 2-Nov. 6. Tickets are available now at www.scr.org A Shot Rang Out is an enthralling, timely and often-funny glimpse at the present. Coming out of a long period of isolation, an actor returns to the stage, discovering meaning and understanding of what led to his seclusion. His story of redemption takes you on…

Metro Events

Don't Miss Pacific Symphony's 2021-22 Pops Series

Live music is BACK! Explore the star-studded 2021-22 Pops series lineup including David Foster, Boz Scaggs, Cirque de la Symphonie and more! Season tickets start at just $35 per concert. Visit PacificSymphony.org/Pops or call the box office at 714.755.5799 to explore your options.


Pacific Symphony's Commitment to the Safety of their Audiences

Live music is back, and Pacific Symphony is thrilled to welcome their biggest fans to a return to the concert hall. The health and safety of Pacific Symphony’s patrons, musicians, artists, staff and volunteers remains their number one priority and they are committed to creating a safe environment for all.
The OC arts community is united in its desire to keep everyone safe and in consultation with their partners at SCFTA, UC Irvine and local health officials, Pacific Symphony implements protocols and requirements for all patrons (subject to change).


Upcoming Events:

Tuesday Night Dance: Cha Cha

Tuesday, September 14

Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards

Jazzy Ash & the Leaping Lizards

Saturday, September 18
National Dance Day 2021

National Dance Day 2021

Saturday, September 18

Symphony on the Go!

Your Pacific Symphony musicians will be performing free outdoor chamber music concerts across Orange County this summer with their new Symphony on the Go! mobile stage.
Symphony on the Go! is a mobile community concert experience. This brightly-wrapped traveling stage on wheels will be hard to miss, with colorful images of Pacific Symphony musicians and Music Director Carl St.Clair.
  • September 15 @ 7 p.m.
    City of Dana Point
    Sea Terrace Park - Pacific Coast Hwy & Niguel Rd, Dana Point, CA 92629
  • Friday, Sept. 17 @ 7 p.m.
    City of La Palma
    Central Park, 7821 Walker Street, La Palma, CA 90623
  • Saturday, Sept. 18 @ 7 p.m.
    Artesia Pilar Neighborhood Association and Santa Ana College
    Santa Ana College - 1530 W 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

Restaurant News

Six-Course Tasting Dinner at Knife Pleat

Knife Pleat presents a new Tasting Dinner that is guaranteed to delight the palate. Join Knife Pleat for a six-course menu that begins with an oyster duo and Chef's special terrine, followed by sweet corn and polenta ravioli, lobster, and lamb. The meal ends with a blackberry dessert created by Pastry Chef Germain Biotteau. Please find the full menu for Knife Pleat's Tasting Dinners on Friday, September 10 & Friday, September 17 by following the link below. Make your reservation at knifepleat.com or by calling the restaurant at 714.266.3388.

The Summer of Karl Strauss

Summer means something different this year. Slowly, we’re coming together again and reuniting with what we’ve missed over the last 16 months. Karl Strauss is celebrating “The Summer of…” and asking everyone to join them in filling that space. Whether it be sharing beers at their brewpubs, live music, or simply being together with friends and family in the backyard having a BBQ, it’s about looking forward and feeling good again.

Rosé All Day

Do you speak rosé? There’s no better time to start than now. Three irresistible ways to tempt you. Refreshing in any language. Enjoy Seaons 52's new Rosé Cocktail Flight all season long.

Retail News

Festival of Children® Returns this September

Now in its 20th year, Festival of Children® returns this September to South Coast Plaza, celebrating the magic of childhood and the charities that work tirelessly to improve the lives of children across Southern California. The event features a host of free, family-fun entertainment and activities on weekends throughout September. All events are free to the public.

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