Orange County Great Park

Irvine, CA

MCK served as the Program Manager and Chief Advisor to the Orange County Great Park Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer for this multi-billion dollar, 1,200-acre park development. Core elements include the 200-acre Sports Park, 22 soccer fields, baseball fields, and other amenities such as multiple lakes, gardens, museums, library, renewable energy elements, ice rink, aquatic facility and cultural elements.


The Orange County Great Park Plan provides a wide array of active and passive uses, including a 2.5 mile canyon, miles of walking and biking trails, a cultural terrace and a botanical garden.


MCK served as the Construction Manager responsible for the Design Management, Bid Package Preparation, Award, and Execution of the OCGP Western Sector Park Development Plan 2012 Capital Improvements consisting of the South Lawn and Timeline West (30+ acres). The $15M construction scope consists of four lighted soccer fields (two artificial turf), a restrooms/park operations building (2,200 square feet), four basketball courts, defined and marked jogging route, turf lawn areas (complete with benches, picnic tables, large-scale chess boards, table tennis), two reflecting ponds, four storm water capture and reuse ponds with associated collector and pumping systems, irrigation and planting, site and pathway lighting, bio-swales and drainage features, and roadway construction and improvements.


This project was successfully completed in September 2013, and was awarded the American Public Works Association 2013 Project of the Year in southern California.