Catalyst Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of El Segundo
Document Title
Catalyst Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
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
Agency Name
City of El Segundo
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Danielle Griffith
Agency Name
Rincon Consultants, Inc.
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Bill Messori
Agency Name
Griffin Capital
Contact Types
Project Applicant


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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Office (Sq. Ft. 529696, Acres 5.2, Employees 809), Commercial (Cafe)(Sq. Ft. 886, Acres 5.2, Employees 9)
Local Actions
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


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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