Segerstrom to Redevelop Shopping Center Into Retail Village

C.J. Segerstrom & Sons and Hines have moved forward with options to construct an urban-retail village in Santa Ana, north of Segerstrom’s South Coast Plaza shopping mall.

An affiliate of the Costa Mesa-primarily based agency owned by the Segerstrom household has submitted options to redevelop the 17.2-acre South Coastline Plaza Village searching middle at 1621 Sunflower Avenue, the Orange County Small business Journal claimed.

Segerstrom, proprietor of the residence, and the Houston-based developer Hines, would switch the 100,000-square-foot shopping center created in the 1970s with a 1.9 million-square-foot blended-use growth.

The task, dubbed The Village Santa Ana, would involve 1,583 houses, up to 300,000 square feet of places of work and up to 80,000 square feet of shops and eating places.

A foggy sketch demonstrates 3 household or office environment towers with tree-lined balconies, 3 six-tale apartment or condominium complexes, and a reduced-lying retail village dotted with trees.

The new Village Santa Ana would be pedestrian-pleasant, furthering the city’s vision to “transform typical auto-oriented shopping plazas into dynamic nodes of exercise that mix healthful dwelling, working, searching and eating in a contemporary village ecosystem,” according to the submitting.

If permitted, the task would get 5 phases and two a long time to total, depending on market conditions. 

The initially 3 phases would include things like 1,050 houses and 73,200 sq. toes of outlets and places to eat.

The fourth period would consist of up to 300,000 square toes of workplaces and 6,800 sq. toes of retail.

A last phase would include the past 269 households. When completed, Village Santa Ana would involve 3.3 acres of open space, such as an out of doors party location, bike paths and a exercise loop, and parking for 3,520 autos.

Neither Segerstrom nor Hines has reported how lots of of the households would be for sale, how lots of would be for lease, or if the challenge would consist of reasonably priced housing.

It’s unclear regardless of whether present tenants in South Coastline Plaza Village, which involve places to eat, art galleries and retail stores, would be supplied storefronts in the new Village Santa Ana.

The proposed project is throughout the avenue from South Coastline Plaza, the nation’s most significant luxurious shopping mall, also owned by the 125-12 months-previous Segerstrom. The Costa Mesa shopping mall built $2.4 billion in taxable product sales final calendar year, in accordance to the Business enterprise Journal.

The proposed urban village is also up coming door to a important shopping centre redevelopment prepared by the Callens household and Irvine-primarily based Connected California, a unit of New York-primarily based Related Providers.

The 42-acre undertaking, dubbed Related ­Bristol, would change the 460,000-square-foot Metro City Sq. at 3694 South Plaza Generate in Santa Ana. Designs simply call for 3,750 residences, 200 senior housing units, 350,000 sq. ft of places of work, retailers and dining establishments and a 250-space lodge.

The Village and Connected Bristol are between the largest pending developments in OC. Collectively, they could end result in the building of extra than 5,300 properties amongst Sunflower Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard.

— Dana Bartholomew

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