The bond-trading firm, PIMCO, is also building a 20-story building in Newport Center.
B]19-story tower will rise at Newport Center
The Irvine Co. expects to complete the addition to its headquarters in 2014
"This is a rendering of the new Irvine Tower. The Irvine Co. plans to expand its Newport Center headquarters by adding a 19-story tower to its complex." (Image courtesy of the Daily Pilot)
"By Jill Cowan
October 8, 2012
"The Irvine Co. plans to expand its Newport Center headquarters by adding a 19-story tower to its complex there, a news release said last week.
Construction on the building at 520 Newport Center Drive is expected to begin early next year and be completed by the end of 2014. Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects of New York designed the roughly 300,000-squre-foot tower.
The firm's I.M. Pei is perhaps best-known for designing the glass pyramid in the courtyard of the Louvre Museum in Paris..."
Architect William Pereira's original 1960s Irvine Ranch master plan included the first concept for the tower, the news release said.