Main Place Mall Transformation Project


Updated: March 1, 2019

Project Manager: Ali Pezeshkpour, AICP
Phone: (714) 647-5882

Project Address

2800 North Main Street

Project Description

The applicant, MainPlace Shoppingtown, LLC, has submitted an application for a specific plan to allow up to 1,900 residential units, 400 hotel rooms, 1,400,000 total square feet of commercial space, and up to 750,000 square feet of office space. The project will require approval of a zone change to create a new specific plan (SP), a tentative parcel map (TPM) to subdivide the site into nine legal lots, and CEQA documentation. The applicant has also submitted an application for a development agreement (DA). 

City staff are currently reviewing the project. A recommendation by staff, based on information provided by the applicant and on the plans, must be decided before a public hearing is scheduled before the Planning Commission and City Council.

The developer has created an external webpage with additional information on the project that can be accessed by visiting:

Important Documents

Sunshine Ordinance Meeting Materials

Original 1983 Environmental Impact Report

Addendum Prepared in 1996

Important Meetings

Planning Commission Work Study Session - Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the Ross Annex Conference Room 1600 (20 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA 92701)

Sunshine Ordinance Community Meeting – Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Former Nordstrom Department Store building, 2nd floor (2800 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705)

Proposed Tentative Parcel Map (TPM)

MainPlace draft tentative parcel map