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Irvine home projects proposed

Postby Hanna » Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:17 pm

Irvine home projects proposed

Developers submit plans to build 406 units near airport.
By SONYA SMITH
The Orange County Register
Thursday, January 4, 2007

IRVINE – More homes are planned for the John Wayne Airport area – plans for two projects totaling 406 residences came into City Hall last week.

The two proposed projects bring the total of possible residential units on the 2,670 acres known as the Irvine Business Complex to 14,185, 3,628 of which are built and occupied.

While proposals keep coming in, city staff members are working on a master plan for the industrial area. City Development Director Doug Williford said his staff members are preparing to study the environmental effects on the area.

On July 25 the Irvine City Council reviewed the staff's master plan for the Irvine Business Complex – seen in an overlay zoning plan and vision statement for shaping how the area is developed. Then the council decided to have an environmental review done.

Williford said his staff will begin the environmental review by February. It should be ready by the end of 2007.

2500 Michelson

Project: 208 residences and 220 hotel rooms built in two towers, each probably about 15 stories, and a four-story structure. Parking below structures.

Size: 4 acres

Status: Beginning to be processed by city.

Developer: 2500 Michelson LP (owner of the site, an office park).

Consultant: Starpointe Ventures

2852 Kelvin

Project: 198 residences in a four-story building. Parking underneath.

Size: 3.2 acres

Status: Beginning to be processed by the city.

Developer: Trammell Crow Residential

Consultant: Starpointe Ventures

Contact the writer: 949-553-2911 or sosmith@ocregister.com

http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/ho ... 406339.php



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