Dana Point Harbor Revitalization

The County envisions entering into a master ground lease with a development team, to plan, design, permit, fund, construct, renovate, market, and operate and manage the Harbor. At the conclusion of the RFP process, the Board of Supervisors will select a development team to successfully revitalize the Harbor.

9/13/2018 Dana Point Harbor Partners Option Period Deliverables

Click the following links to view the RFP and related documents:


Background and Timeline:

Request for Qualifications/Request for Proposals Milestones

  • March 16, 2016 – County releases Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
  • June 20, 2016 – Solicitation closes with three proposers responding
  • Sept. 1, 2016 – All three proposers short-listed by Evaluation Committee to receive the Request for Proposals (RFP)
  • Oct. 19, 2016 – County releases RFP to the three pre-qualified proposers
  • May 4, 2017 – The RFP closes with two proposers responding
  • Oct. 17, 2017 -- The Board of Supervisors selects Dana Point Harbor Partners (DPHP) as the primary and Dana Point Partners as the alternate developer to lease, develop and manage certain portions of Dana Point Harbor and authorizes the Chief Real Estate Officer to negotiate an Option and Ground Lease Agreement with DPHP.