Catalyst Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of El Segundo
Document Title
Catalyst Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use

Document Description
The project includes the development of an office complex including three office buildings, two aboveground parking garages, and an outdoor café in the eastern portion of the Smoky Hollow Specific Plan area within the City of El Segundo. The two sites are currently developed with five industrial buildings and surface parking lots and were formerly used for semiconductor manufacturing. One existing building would be preserved in place, and the other four would be demolished. The project would include 243,217 sqft of office space, 886 sqft of cafe, and 286,479 sqft of parking within two parking structures containing 858 parking spaces in total.

Contact Information
Leila Carver
City of El Segundo
Lead/Public Agency
350 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone : (310) 524-2312
Danielle Griffith
Rincon Consultants, Inc.
Consulting Firm
250 E 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone : (213) 986-9904
Bill Messori
Griffin Capital
Project Applicant
1520 E. Grand Avenue
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone : (310) 469-6134


33°55'9"N 118°24'1"W
El Segundo
Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
East Grand Avenue and Kansas Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
4139-008-010 to -012, 018, -046, -047, 4139-006-056, -057, and -061 to -064
State Highways
SR-1, I-405, I-105
Metro Green Line
Los Angeles International Airpor
El Segundo MS, Center Street Elem. Sch., El Segundo HS
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Office (Sq. Ft. 529696, Acres 5.2, Employees 809) Commercial (Cafe)(Sq. Ft. 886, Acres 5.2, Employees 9)
Local Action
Site Plan Community Benefit Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Energy Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mandatory Findings of Significance Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Utilities/Service Systems Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Catalyst Project Initial Study Final   PDF 92173 K NOP_Catalyst Project   PDF 764 K
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
NOC_Catalyst_Signed   PDF 278 K
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]
2021050256_Caltrans Comment   PDF 215 K 2021050256_NAHC Comment   PDF 338 K

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