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What is the Irvine Master Plan?

The Irvine Master Plan is founded on several core principles that create a balance between developed areas and open space.

 

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City of Villages

The Master Plan is built around distinct villages, with schools, shopping facilities and parks within walking distance.

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World-Class Schools

The Master Plan placed a major university, UCI, in the heart of the City, and neighborhood schools are in close proximity to the families they serve.

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Abundant Parks & Open Space

The Master Plan resulted in one-third of the City being set aside for open space, parks and trails because land preservation was required for development of nearby property.

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Enterprising Business Districts

Irvine’s Master Plan envisioned a vibrant business sector offering high-quality local jobs located along major transportation routes, and not in the midst of primary residential areas.

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Local Retail Hubs

Local neighborhood shopping centers are conveniently located throughout Irvine and generate a huge amount of tax revenues, which helps to fund the City’s first-class police department.

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Transportation Mix

The Irvine Master Plan places a priority on completing roads and other infrastructure, such as sewer and recycled-water systems, ahead of the developments they will serve.

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Environmental Stewardship

Irvine’s decades-long commitment to pioneering environmental programs and sustainable measures has positioned the city as a national leader in efforts to conserve natural resources and protect the environment.

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Safe Communities

Tax revenues from retail centers fully fund a modern and community-oriented police department. As a result, Irvine has consistently ranked America’s safest city.
Amazon delivers 800 jobs

Jun 2, 2022

Amazon delivers 800 jobs

Amazon expects to create over 800 corporate and technology jobs at Irvine Company’s Spectrum Terrace office campus.

TRES TACOS TO TALK ABOUT

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TRES TACOS TO TALK ABOUT

You cannot make everybody happy, a wise saying goes – you are not a taco. That said, we’ve found that some tacos can make people happier than others. Here are a few …

WHAT’S NEW IN RETAIL

Jun 2, 2022

WHAT’S NEW IN RETAIL

Australian eyewear company Quay recently opened at the Irvine Spectrum Center. Styles start at an approachable price point of $55, an easy way for us to refresh our summer style.

Irvine schools produced Young The Giant

Jun 3, 2022

Irvine schools produced Young The Giant

Since graduating from Irvine schools in 2007, members of Young The Giant have produced four top 10 albums, sold over 9 million records and become one of the world’s most popular alt-rock bands.

Students offered boxes full of learning

Jun 2, 2022

Students offered boxes full of learning

Irvine Public Schools Foundation is once again offering Irvine families a box full of fun learning activities to keep their kids engaged during the summer.

Video game giant opens Irvine HQ

Jun 2, 2022

Video game giant opens Irvine HQ

Bandai Namco, the third largest video game company in Japan, has consolidated its U.S. operations under one roof in Irvine.

SMALL-BUSINESS PROFILE

Jun 2, 2022

SMALL-BUSINESS PROFILE

Archytas moved into Irvine’s Spectrum District in November 2020, after a brief incubation around Polk’s family room dining table.