Construction on Central Park Village to develop old Brea hospital gains momentum – Orange County Register

A $100 million-plus project developing the old Brea hospital property is gaining momentum nearly five years after it was approved.

Central Park Village, a 15-acre, mix-use development at the former site of the Brea Community Hospital has completed a small portion of the townhouses slated for the site and recently began construction on the apartment and medical office buildings.

JH Real Estate Partners’ project, which will also include a 1-acre privately managed park, parking garage and commercial space, was approved by the City Council in 2012. The hospital was demolished in 2006.

The economic market’s ups and downs slowed the progress of the project, Community Development Director David Crabtree said.

“I would have certainly thought that it would had been implemented earlier than now,” he said. “That’s the part that is out of the city’s hands.”

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