Mr. Hout assisted in developing Disney's $2 billion Anaheim resort expansion. He was instrumental in developing the construction management plan for the infrastructure group to guide the design and construction of streets, parking, and park development projects. He and his team delivered $800 million of infrastructure projects within the first year of the project.
Orange County Great Park Corporation/City of Irvine
Orange County Great Park
As project executive, Mr. Hout was responsible for design management oversight, program management, and construction management services. The Orange County Great Park (OCGP) includes habitat preservation, conservation and open space, parks and recreation, education facilities, institutional complex, rail transit, and other public-oriented land uses. The 4,000-acre private land development included such uses as agriculture, research and development, commercial, retail, transit-oriented, and medium and low-density residential development. He assisted the OCGP staff and the City of Irvine in planning, design, and construction of all elements. The project elements included backbone infrastructure including roadways within the park; underground wet and dry utilities; drainage elements; traffic control and street lighting; riparian corridors; wildlife corridor; sports park; open spaces and connecting corridors; grading and infrastructure development for the Museum District; gateways/entry features and icons; water features; park signage and lighting; park landscaping and landscape framework; on- and off-street parking; above-ground structures, buildings, and facilities; and demolition of existing infrastructure and facilities. He also assisted with bidding, award, construction, and construction. The estimated cost for developing OCGP is $1.5 billion.