Luxury Condos Approved in Irvine

Developer Natura City, LLC has received the approval of the City of Irvine to begin construction on a seven-story, 120-unit condominium complex. The Blue Bay development, slated for a nearly two-acre site in the Irvine Business Complex, will offer a mixture of one-to-four-bedroom apartments, ranging from 842 square feet to 2,260 square feet in size. Plans call for a rooftop pool deck, external townhome units and a parking garage at the interior of the building.

Marriott Hotel Tower Breaks Ground Near Irvine Spectrum

Monogram at BBGM, an architecture and interior design firm based out of Scottsdale, Arizona, has announced the groundbreaking of a new Marriott hotel near the Irvine Spectrum. The 15-story tower, which is being jointly developed by R.D. Olson Development and Joseph Martelli Real Estate Investments, will feature 271 guest rooms in a variety of configurations. The hotel intends to cater to both business and leisure travelers, with high-tech in-room features such as iPhone docking stations, big-screen televisions and free Netflix and Hulu Service.

Construction Ramps Up for Irvine Office Tower

Aerial images captured by architectural photographer Hunter Kerhart showcase construction progress on 400 Spectrum Center Drive, an upcoming office tower in Irvine. The project, which is being developed by the Irvine Company, is rising from an approximately eight-acre site across the street from the Irvine Spectrum shopping and entertainment complex. Plans call for a 20-story, 323-foot tall building containing 426,000 square feet of office space, to be accompanied by a dedicated parking garage.

Apartment Building Tops Out in Irvine Business Complex

In December, an article published by LAOCDB provided a detailed look at the Residences on Jamboree, a multifamily residential development in the Irvine Business Complex (IBC). The project, which is being developed Colorado-based UDR, Inc., consists of a five-story building wrapping an 601-car parking garage. Plans call for a total of 381 apartments, as well as residential amenities including a resort-style swimming pool and a fitness center. The project received multiple density bonus incentives in exchange for reserving 76 of its residential units as affordalbe housing for lower income households.

More Apartments Rising in Irvine Business Complex

One block east of Jamboree Road, a multifamily residential complex is rising in the Irvine Business Complex. The 360 Fusion Apartment Homes, a project by developer 360 Residential, is rising from a 3.5-acre site at the corner of McGaw and Murphy Avenues. According to plans filed with the City of Irvine, the development entails a five-story building featuring 280 apartments - including 29 units reserved as affordable housing. The low-rise structure will wrap a six-story garage, which will provide parking accommodations for up to 424 vehicles.

Irvine's Park Place Continues Build Out

Park Place, a 105-acre mixed-use campus in the Irvine Business Complex, continues to expand. On the southern edge of campus along Michelson Drive, vertical construction is nearing completion for a new AC Hotel by Marriott. The project, which is being developed by Dallas-based Woodbine Development Corporation, will consist of a six-story building featuring 175 guest rooms. The select-service hotel is being designed by global architecture firm HKS, Inc. It is just the third American location for the AC Hotel brand, following establishments in New Orleans and Miami Beach.

Mid-Rise Office Complex Pushing Dirt in Orange County

Dallas-based real estate firm Trammell Crow Company is set to begin construction on the Boardwalk, a mid-rise office complex along the border between Irvine and Newport Beach. The twin nine-story buildings, slated for a 7.5-acre site at the corner of Jamboree Road and Dupont Drive, will feature a combined total of 545,000 square feet of office space. The project will also include 5,000 square feet of restaurant space and two acres of landscaped open space.

Hyatt Hotel and Office Tower Coming to Irvine

At the corner of Main Street and Von Karman Avenue in the Irvine Business Complex, construction is underway on a slew of new additions, including a seven-story Hyatt Place hotel and a mid-rise office building. Hyatt Place On Main Street, work is well underway on a seven-story structure that will house a 149-key Hyatt Place Hotel. The steel-frame building is on pace for completion by the fourth quarter of this year.

Broadcom's New Irvine Campus Takes Shape

In Irvine’s Great Park neighborhood, construction is underway on a 1.1-million-square-foot office complex that will soon become the corporate headquarters of the semiconductor company Broadcom. An aerial image captured by architectural photographer Hunter Kerhart show progress on the sprawling 70-acre campus, which will feature five buildings designed by the architecture firm Gensler. An architectural rendering of the finished product portrays an elevated green space at the heart of the campus. The Broadcom development, which is expected to open in either late 2017 or early 2018, has an option to expand up to 2-million square feet.