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Ware Malcomb Announces Construction Milestone in Mark IV Capital’s New Corporate Headquarters in Newport Beach


IRVINE, Calif. (August 12, 2014)– Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, recently celebrated the “topping off” ceremony of the new corporate headquarters for Mark IV Capital Inc., a privately-held real estate investment and development firm, located at 4450 MacArthur Boulevard in Newport Beach, Calif. Ware Malcomb serves as Architect for the new two-story Class A, office building, which is expected to be completed in November 2014. The Developer for the project is Mark IV Capital and the General Contractor is C.W. Driver.

The steel framed office headquarters building includes 20,613 square feet of office space and a 9,142 square foot underground parking garage. The building features a Euro-contemporary design with exposed steel columns, cream-colored travertine exterior walls, and clear Vistacool Atlantica glazing in champagne-colored anodized aluminum curtain wall. A two-story structural glass entry lobby with a suspended mezzanine and walnut-trimmed floating staircase provides a striking entrance.

In addition to serving as the new headquarters of Mark IV Capital, approximately 10,500 square feet of space will be available for lease on the first floor.

The building design includes many LEED® elements such as operable windows with mecho shades, designed to function as part of the mechanical system and operated by a building management computer system. Additional sustainable design features include permeable site paving, water reducing landscape, and a highly energy efficient envelope. The project will be pursuing LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. 

“This is an exciting new development ideally located near John Wayne Airport in the heart of Orange County’s business center,” said Tom Myers, AIA, LEED® AP, Principal of Ware Malcomb’s Commercial Architecture group. “We are pleased to design a contemporary, environmentally-friendly building that fulfills Mark IV Capital’s vision for its new corporate headquarters, in addition to providing a high quality office option for banks, brokerage firms, and other businesses looking to lease space in this highly visible Newport Beach location.”

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Ware Malcomb offers planning, architecture, interior design, graphic design and civil engineering services to commercial real estate and corporate clients. Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is an international design firm with 15 office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Panama. The firm specializes in the design of commercial office, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto dealerships, public/educational facilities and renovation projects.  Ware Malcomb was among the top 25 architectural firms in Engineering News-Record’s national ranking of the Top 500 Design Firms of 2014, while the firm’s interior design group was recognized as one the nation’s 2014 Top 100 Giants in Interior Design magazine.

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08/12/2014 - 12:45


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