Talega San Clemente | California

Catellus and its partners developed Talega in a coastal environment, three miles from the Pacific Ocean. The final Talega land plan, which superseded a previous land plan, designated about 66% of the site as open space. This conserved the land’s natural terrain and reduced grading by 20 million cubic yards, preserving key ridgelines, valleys and tree clusters, and actually provided more land for development.

Project Experience Sheet

Project Summary

  • A 3,510-acre, master-planned golf community in south Orange County
  • Entitled for over 4,800 homes and an 83-acre business park
  • 2,300 acres dedicated as open space
  • Amenities include an 18-hole championship golf course, a K-8 school, retail uses and a 1,200-acre nature reserve that is managed by a citizens’ conservancy board
  • Multi-jurisdictional entitlements with Orange County and the City of San Clemente