Former Eqeko Cocina Latina Restaurateurs Will Launch Their New Fusion Concept Adjacent to Westin South Coast Plaza
COSTA MESA, CA, February 7, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that COSTA, a Peruvian and Japanese fusion restaurant from the proprietors of Santa Ana’s Eqeko Cocina Latina, has signed a lease at 650 Anton Boulevard in Costa Mesa, CA. The upscale eatery will occupy 1,500 square feet (sf) of prime ground floor retail space by The Westin South Coast Plaza.
Brokerage professionals Brian Booth, Rick Kaplan, Robert Lambert, and Jennifer Pelino from Cushman & Wakefield’s Irvine office serve as the exclusive leasing agents for 650 Anton Boulevard and represented the landlord in the transaction. The tenant was represented by Kevitt Sale from Lee & Associates.
“We have seen the rise of unique, innovative restaurants in Orange County and COSTA is a testament to the trend, further establishing Costa Mesa as a foodie destination,” said Brian K. Booth, Director at Cushman & Wakefield. “COSTA will offer visitors a unique dining experience and add a valuable amenity to the area. We are thrilled to welcome COSTA to the property and to the neighborhood.”
650 Anton Boulevard is a freestanding retail building located adjacent to The Westin South Coast Plaza in the heart of Costa Mesa. It offers convenient access to the 405 and 55 Freeways and the 73 toll road and is situated within walking distance to South Coast Plaza shopping center and the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Retail tenants at 650 Anton include popular eateries such as Pizzeria Ortica and Mangiamo Gelato.
Kay Ayazi, co-owner of COSTA, said: “We are very excited to introduce our Peruvian-Japanese concept in our wonderful new space in Costa Mesa. Our menu, which was curated by renowned executive chef Renzo Macchiavello, will feature traditional Peruvian and Japanese dishes with a fresh, modern-day twist. We cannot wait to share our vision and our food with the community.”
Construction at COSTA is currently underway with an anticipated opening date of mid-2019.
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