Apr 9, 2015 | Sarah de Crescenzo

Irvine Unified breaks ground on new K-8 school

IRVINE – The construction of Beacon Park School, the Irvine Unified School District’s new site for kindergarten through eighth-graders, was highlighted this week at a ceremonial groundbreaking event.   Members of the school board and representatives from the city of Irvine were among the attendees at the Wednesday afternoon gathering, held at the construction site. [...]


Mar 26, 2015 | Sarah de Crescenzo

Broadcom plants new roots for HQ

It’s safe to say tech giant Broadcom will celebrate its 25th anniversary next year at home in Irvine.   The chipmaker, which leases 4.3 million square feet globally, broke ground Wednesday on its first company-owned campus. The 73-acre complex is expected to cost $778 million, with five buildings slated for the first of two development [...]


Mar 10, 2015

Broadcom Closes on Land Purchase for New Irvine Corporate Campus

Campus to be located at Great Park Neighborhoods Managed by FivePoint Communities Irvine, Calif. – March 10, 2015 – Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has completed a $128 million land purchase transaction with Heritage Fields El [...]


Jan 23, 2015

FivePoint Communities Receives “Best Master Planned Community of the Year” Award for Pavilion Park

Irvine, California (January 23, 2015) – FivePoint Communities received one of the real estate industry’s highest honors this week as Pavilion Park, the first of the Great Park Neighborhoods, was named “Best Master Planned Community of the Year” in the country by the National Association of Homebuilders.   Called “The Nationals,” the awards presented in [...]


Jan 20, 2015

FivePoint Communities Announces Nine Leading Home-Builders for Newest Great Park Neighborhood

IRVINE, CA (Jan. 20, 2015) – FivePoint Communities today announced that nine leading home-builders have been selected for the newest neighborhood in Great Park Neighborhoods, the innovative mixed-use, master-planned community taking shape around the Orange County Great Park.   Located directly adjacent to the Great Park and south of Irvine Boulevard, Beacon Park builds on [...]


Dec 29, 2014 | Jeff Collins

Most Influential 2014: Emile Haddad

Age: 56   Job: President and CEO of FivePoint Communities in Aliso Viejo   Bio: Haddad, 56, grew up in Beirut, Lebanon, earning a degree in civil engineering from American University. After 11 years of civil war, he came to the United States with his parents, aunt and fiancée in 1986, reuniting with his younger [...]


Nov 13, 2014 | Paul Hughes

It’s Official: Broadcom to Great Park

Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. made its long-rumored move to the Great Park Neighborhoods official, agreeing to buy land to design and build a new 1.1 million square foot corporate headquarters, the company said.   It bought the land through a subsidiary from Heritage Fields El Toro LLC; the campus could accommodate an expansion over time [...]


Aug 8, 2014

FivePoint Communities Announces Strategic Alliance with Related California and Riverside Charitable Corporation to Build Affordable Senior Housing

Solaira at Pavilion Park to Serve Residents Ages 55 and Up with a Range of Amenities at Great Park Neighborhoods   IRVINE, Calif. (Aug. 8, 2014) – FivePoint Communities, development manager of Great Park Neighborhoods, today held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of Solaira at Pavilion Park, a 221-unit affordable senior [...]


May 12, 2014 | John Gittelsohn

California Builders Boom With FivePoint New Schools: Real Estate

FivePoint Communities Management Inc. is already constructing a school at its Great Park Neighborhoods project in Irvine, California, for 1,000 elementary and middle school students even as it’s still building the first 700 homes.   “We build the schools ahead of time,” said Emile Haddad, chief executive officer of Aliso Viejo, California-based FivePoint, which has [...]


February 2, 2014 | Andrew Khouri

Emile Haddad, CEO of developer FivePoint Communities

Haddad runs a company that is building several master-planned communities in California. Emile Haddad runs FivePoint Communities, a developer master-planned communities in California. (Cheryl A. Guerrero, Los Angeles Times / September 20, 2013) The gig: Emile Haddad is president and chief executive of FivePoint Communities Management Inc., an Aliso Viejo real estate developer. Jointly owned by Haddad and Miami [...]