The City Council should approve a proposal from FivePoint Communities to build and maintain it.
By Sukhee Kang, Op-Ed in the L.A. Times on November 26, 2013
One of the most important decisions in Orange County history comes before the Irvine City Council o Tuesday: Whether to make the long-promised Great Park a reality.
The council is scheduled to vote on a $191-milllion proposal from FivePoint Communities. In exchange for a zoning change that would allow the company to convert industrial land to home sites, FivePoint would build and maintain 688 acres of the Great Park, with a guarantee to complete the work in five years. Continue reading