Starpointe Ventures

The principals of Starpointe Ventures have over seventy years of combined experience in real estate development and entitlement. As both a traditional equity developer as well as a fee-based consulting developer, Starpointe Ventures has processed a multitude of projects through the public sector, including office, multi-family, industrial, hotel, and retail land uses.  Many of these projects are among the largest master plans in Orange County.  Starpointe Ventures is the recognized leader in real estate-related government relations in Orange County, California.

Starpointe Ventures has supervised the entitlement of over 16,000 residential units, 7.4 M square feet of office, 60,000 square feet of retail, and a 250 room hotel.

Experience


Heritage Fields, Irvine, CA

Heritage Fields, Irvine, CA

Description:
9,500 residential units, 4.7M square feet of commercial

Project Location:

Former El Toro MCAS Base, Irvine, CA

Project Size:

Approximately 5,000 acres

Client:

Heritage Fields El Toro LLC

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:

Starpointe Ventures is acting as senior strategic consultant to the joint venture between Lennar, LNR, Rockpoint, and MSD Capital on this multi-billion dollar mixed-use project.  Starpointe Ventures supervised and processed a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, and Maps for 4,894 homes, Affordable Housing Plan, Density Bonus Agreement, Develoment Agreement, Master Implementation Agreement, EIR, Park Plans, Master Landscape and Trails Plan and other associated approvals and served as the primary advocate through hundreds of hours of public hearings.

In 2011-2013, Starpouinte Ventures again served as the primary consultant in the filing and processing of a converion plan which would convert approximately 1M square feet of non-residential entitlement into approximately 4,800 homes and apply the mixed-use zoning created in the first round of entitlements across the project.  Starpointe Ventures supervised and processed a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Affordable Housing Plan, Density Bonus Agreement, Adjacent Landowner Agreement, EIR and other associated approvals.

Starpointe Ventures continues to assist the Heritage Fields entity in multiple roles including ongoing entitlement consulting, government relations, and managing the commercial portfolio on the project.

Irvine Crossings, Irvine, CA

Irvine Crossings, Irvine, CA

Description:
Added 173,774 square feet of office to existing office/warehouse building

Location:
17871 Von Karman between Main and McGaw, Irvine, California

Client:
Voit Development

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a Master Plan and Transfer of Development Rights to add additional office square footage. The project required a Negative Mitigated Declaration for environmental clearance.

Date of City Approval:
April 2008

Legacy Business Center Pacific Park, Aliso Viejo, CA

Legacy Business Center-Pacific Park, Aliso Viejo, CA

Info: 48,000 square foot, 2-story office building located in Pacific Park

Location: 95 Argonaut, Aliso Viejo, California

Year Built: 1990

The Plaza Irvine – Tower III, Irvine, CA

The Plaza Irvine - Tower III, Irvine, CA

Description:
105 high-rise condominium units in a 16-story tower (13 residential floors over 3 levels of parking)

Location:
Northeast corner of Jamboree Road and Campus Drive, Irvine, California

Client:
Opus West Corporation

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures is supervising the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, and Tentative Tract Map to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Addendum to the IBC Program EIR.

Date of City Approval:
December 2005

Mountain Vista, Irvine, CA

Mountain Vista, Irvine, CA

Description:
Multifamily residential project

Location:
Alton Parkway and Millikan

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures is overseeing all entitlements.

Irvine Technology Center, Irvine, CA

Irvine Technology Center, Irvine, CA

Description:
1,000 Residential units in seven buildings. 44,000 square feet of office and 30,000 square feet of retail.

Location:
Jamboree and Campus

Client:
Greenlaw Partners

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures is supervising the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Master Plan, Park Plan, Tentative Tract Map and Transfer of Development Rights to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Full Project EIR. Additionally, Starpointe Ventures is overseeing the effort to remove CC&R residential restrictions.

Date of City Approval:
Pending completion of IBC Overlay EIR

Stoneridge Apartments Corona, CA

Stoneridge Apartments, Corona, CA

Info: 492 apartment units

Financing: The project was financed with multi-family housing bonds which provided a below market interest rate in exchange for a rent restriction on 20% of the units for low-income tenants. The project is now owned and operated by Equity Residential Trust.

Location: 2178 Stoneridge Drive, Corona, California

Year Built: 1986

Year Sold: 1995

The Plaza – Irvine, Irvine, CA

The Plaza - Irvine, Irvine, CA

Description:
202 high-rise condominium units in two 16-story towers (13 residential floors over 3 levels of parking)

Location:
Northeast corner of Jamboree Road and Campus Drive, Irvine, California

Client:
Opus West Corporation/Geoffrey Edmunds & Associates

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures successfully obtained a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, and Tentative Tract Map to convert the existing office zoning to residential. Other project requirements included an Affordable Housing Plan and Addendum to the IBC Program EIR.

Date of City Approval:
August 2004

Campus Center, Irvine, CA

Campus Center, Irvine, CA


Campus Center, Irvine, CA

Description:
28-acre site
1,008,411 square feet of office
535 apartment units
250-room hotel
8,000 square foot restaurant
7,000 square feet of retail

Location:
Northeast corner of Jamboree Road and Campus Drive, Irvine, California

Client:
The Prudential Insurance Company of America

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures successfully obtained a Major Modification to the previous Conditional Use Permit for this project as well as managed numerous other project requirements including a new subdivision map, inclusionary housing agreement, park covenant, traffic study, project and parking CC&R’s, utility agreements and easements, off-site improvements, civil engineering, environmental testing, and title issues.

Date of City Approval:
May 2001

Central Park, Irvine, CA

Central Park, Irvine, CA

Description:
42-acre site
1,380 residential units
90,000 square feet of office
19,700 square feet of retail

Location:
Northwest corner of Jamboree Road and Michelson Drive, Irvine, California

Client:
KFPLB Michelson Jamboree LLC/Lennar Communities

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures successfully obtained a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Master Plan with Design Guidelines, Park Plan, Development Agreement, Community Facilities District, Tentative Tract Map, Transfer of Development Rights, and Affordable Housing Plan to convert the existing office/industrial zoning to mixed-use.

Date of City Approval:
September 2004

16542 Millikan, Irvine, CA

16542 Millikan, Irvine, CA

Description:
199 residential multi-family units.

Location:
Barranca & Millikan

Client:
undisclosed

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures is supervising the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, Tentative Tract Map and Transfer of Development Rights to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Full Project EIR.

Date of City Approval:
Pending completion of IBC Overlay EIR

Park Place Apartments, Irvine, CA

Park Place Apartments, Irvine, CA

PICTURE COMING

Description: infill development of a surface parking lot at the Park Place development.  440 units

Location: Park Place, Jamboree Road and Michelson Drive, Irvine, California

Client: Sares Regis

Starpointe Ventures’ Role: Starpointe Ventures first assisted the property owner, LBA, in preparing the property for sale including a Minor Modification to the Master Plan.

Starpointe Ventures then assisted Sares Regis in their due diligence on teh acquisition.

Starpointe Ventures is now managing the processing of a PreApplication and Park Plan for the residential multi-family units.

Date of City Approval: Expected Summer 2014

Tribeca Flats, Irvine, CA

Tribeca Flats, Irvine, CA

Description:
62 “workforce housing” for-sale units

Location:
Central Park West

Granite Court, Irvine, CA

Granite Court, Irvine, CA

Description:
71 Affordable Housing Apartments in a podium structure.

Location:
Kelvin and Murphy

Client:
Jamboree Housing Corporation

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, and Transfer of Development Rights to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. An addendum to the IBC Program EIR is also being prepared.

Date of City Approval:
June 2006

Campus Center Apartments, Irvine, CA


Campus Center Apartments, Irvine, CA
Description:
341 apartment units on a 6.7-acre site

Location:
Southeast corner of Jamboree Road and Dupont Drive, Irvine, California

Client:
Opus West Corporation

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures successfully obtained a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit and Park Plan to convert the existing office zoning to residential. Other project requirements included an Affordable Housing Plan and Addendum to the IBC Program EIR.

Date of City Approval:
September 2003

Vista Verde School Site, Irvine, CA

Vista Verde School Site, Irvine, CA

Description:
Location:
University Park

Client:
Lyon Homes

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, and Tentative Tract Map to convert the existing institutional zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and EIR.

Date of City Approval:
Approved 2012

See: https://lyonhomes.com/southern-california/willowbend

2801 Alton, Irvine, CA

Info:179 for sale residential condominiums on a 3.76-acre site. The project is wrapped around a 5-level parking structure.

Location: Northeast corner of Jamboree and Alton Parkway, Irvine, California

Date of Entitlement Approval: July 2005


2801 Alton, Irvine, CA

Martin Street Condos, Irvine, CA

Martin Street Condos, Irvine, CA

Description:
90 residential condominium units in a four-story building over two levels of parking

Location:
Von Karman and Martin Street

Client:
West Millennium Homes

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, Tentative Tract Map, and Transfer of Development Rights to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Subsequent EIR.

Date of City Approval:
March 2007.

Rolling Ridge Apartments Chino Hills, CA

Rolling Ridge Apartments, Chino Hills, CA

Info:110 apartment units

Financing: The project was financed with multi-family housing bonds which provided a below market interest rate in exchange for a rent restriction on 20% of the units for low-income tenants.

Location: 13439 Peyton Drive, Chino Hills

Year Built: 1986

Year Sold: 1987

Campus Center Apartments Expansion, Irvine, CA

Campus Center Apartments Expansion, Irvine, CA

Description:
63 additional units plus parking garage

Location:
Northeast corner of Jamboree Road and Campus Drive, Irvine, California

Client:
Opus West Corporation

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures is supervising the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, and Tentative Tract Map to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Addendum to the IBC Program EIR.

Date of City Approval:
October 2005

Campus Center, Irvine, CA

Campus Center, Irvine, CA

Description:
28-acre site
1,008,411 square feet of office
535 apartment units
250-room hotel
8,000 square foot restaurant
7,000 square feet of retail

Location:
Northeast corner of Jamboree Road and Campus Drive, Irvine, California

Client:
The Prudential Insurance Company of America

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures successfully obtained a Major Modification to the previous Conditional Use Permit for this project as well as managed numerous other project requirements including a new subdivision map, inclusionary housing agreement, park covenant, traffic study, project and parking CC&R’s, utility agreements and easements, off-site improvements, civil engineering, environmental testing, and title issues.

Date of City Approval:
May 2001

2400 Michelson, Irvine, CA

2400 Michelson, Irvine, CA

Description:
186 for-sale condominiums

Location:
Von Karman and Michelson

Client:
Trammell Crow Residential

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, Tentative Tract Map and Transfer of Development Rights to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Subsequent EIR. Additionally, Starpointe Ventures is overseeing the effort to remove CC&R residential restrictions.

Date of City Approval:
Project Sold before Entitlement

2851 Alton, Irvine, CA

2851 Alton, Irvine, CA

Description:
171 for-sale residential condominiums wrapped around a parking garage

Location:
Northwest corner of Alton Parkway and Murphy Avenue

Client:
Alton Associates Starpointe Ventures’ Role: Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, Tentative Tract Map and Transfer of Development Rights to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Subsequent EIR.

Date of City Approval:
March 2007

Coast Community College District, Various Jurisdictions, CA

Coast Community College District, Various Jurisdictions, CA

Description:

Client:
Coast Community College District

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures is supervising all of the Community College District’s real estate projects on all campuses, including RFP’s and RFQ’s, Ground leases, land use and entitlements, etc.

Metropolis, Irvine, CA

Metropolis, Irvine, CA

Description:
400 residential units

Location:
Main Street and Cartwright

Client:
Sares Regis Group

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures is supervising the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Master Plan, Park Plan, Tentative Tract Map and Transfer of Development Rights to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Full Project EIR.

Date of City Approval:
Pending completion of IBC Overlay EIR

Koll Center Newport, Newport Beach, CA

Koll Center Newport, Newport Beach, CA

Description:
250,000 square foot, 10-story office building

Location:
Northeast corner of MacArthur Boulevard and Jamboree Road, Newport Beach, California

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures was hired by Aetna Life Insurance and Koll Center Newport Number A as consulting developer for this project. Starpointe successfully negotiated a development agreement with the City of Newport Beach and won approval of the project by both the Planning Commission and the City Council. The Greenlight Ordinance in the City required a majority vote of the City residents on November 20, 2001. The project was rejected by the voters.

Alderwood School Site, Irvine, CA

Alderwood School Site, Irvine, CA

Description:
Location:
Woodbridge

Client:
Lyon Homes

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Master Plan, Park Plan, and Tentative Tract Map to convert the existing institutional zoning to residential.  Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and EIR.

Date of City Approval:
Approved 2011

See: https://lyonhomes.com/southern-california/the-branches

California Green, Irvine, CA

California Green, Irvine, CA

Description:
785,000 square feet of office, 15,500 square feet of retail

Client:
Hines/CALPRS

Location:
Corner of Jamboree Road and Michelson

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures is supervising the processing of a Master Plan, Development Agreement, Tentative Parcel Map, and a Project EIR.

Date of City Approval:
December 2008.

Dupont Centre, Irvine, CA

Dupont Centre, Irvine, CA

Info: 250,000 square foot office project on a 6-acre site. The project consists of an 8-story, 150,000 square foot office building, a 5-story, 100,000 square foot office building, and a 1,000 car, 4-level parking structure.

Location: 2201 and 2301 Dupont Drive, Irvine, California

Year Built: 1986

Year Sold: 1988

MetLife Apartments, Irvine, CA

MetLife Apartments, Irvine, CA

Description:
481 apartment units on a 10-acre site

Location:
Northwest corner of Main Street and Siglo, Irvine, California

Client:
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures successfully obtained a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit and Park Plan to convert the existing office/industrial zoning to residential. The project also included approval of an Affordable Housing Plan and Addendum to the IBC Program EIR.

Date of City Approval:
June 2003

Chino Hills Apartments Chino Hills, CA

Chino Hills Apartments Chino Hills, CA

Info:110 apartment units

Location: 2851 Bedford Lane, Chino Hills, California

Year Built: 1988

Year Sold: This project was sold to an investor in 1988 during the construction phase. The investor planned to perform a “condo conversion” to the property.

Kelvin Apartments, Irvine, CA

Kelvin Apartments, Irvine, CA

Description:
194 Residential multi-family units

Location:
Jamboree and Kelvin

Client:
Trammell Crow Residential

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, Tentative Tract Map and Transfer of Development Rights to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Project EIR.

Date of City Approval:
Approved February 2011

2323 Main Street, Irvine, CA

2323 Main Street, Irvine, CA

Description:
445 For-sale condominiums.

16901 Jamboree, Irvine, CA

16901 Jamboree, Irvine, CA

Description:
179 apartment units wrapped around a four-story parking structure.

Location:
Jamboree and Richter

Client:
Avalon Bay Communities

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, Tentative Tract Map and Transfer of Development Rights to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Full Project EIR.

Date of City Approval:
Approved February 2011

Triangle Square, Costa Mesa, CA

Triangle Square, Costa Mesa, CA

Description:
Introduction of residential uses within the existing retail project.

Location:
Newport Boulevard and 19th Street

Client:
Greenlaw Partners

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a General Plan Amendment Screening to persue residential entitlement at this existing retail center.

Date of City Approval:
Third Quarter 2006

The Village, Irvine, CA

The Village, Irvine, CA

Description:
350 hotel rooms, 242,510 square feet of office, 25,356 square feet of retail

Location:
Jamboree & DuPont

Client:
General Investment Funds Real Estate Holding Co.

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures is supervising the processing of a Master Plan and Tentative Tract Map.

Date of City Approval:
Pending completion of IBC Overlay EIR

2801 Kelvin, Irvine, CA

2801 Kelvin, Irvine, CA

Description:
248 condominiums on a 5-acre site.

Location:
Northeast corner of Jamboree and Kelvin, Irvine, California

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures is supervising the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, and Tentative Tract Map to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Addendum to the IBC Program EIR.

Date of City Approval:
September 2005

Park Avenue Apartments, Irvine, CA


Park Avenue Apartments, Irvine, CA

Description:
156 residential multi-family units.

Location:
Alton Parkway and Millikan

Client:
Trammell Crow Residential

Starpointe Ventures’ Role:
Starpointe Ventures supervised the processing of a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Conditional Use Permit, Park Plan, Tentative Tract Map and Transfer of Development Rights

to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Full Project EIR.:
to convert the existing office\industrial zoning to residential. Other project requirements include an Affordable Housing Plan and Full Project EIR.

Date of City Approval:
Approved February 2011