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EXPERIENCE, Capabilities & Qualifications

 

Developer and/or Principal (1971-1980; 1999- )

 

Developer and/or Principal

UniDev, LLC

General Manager of UniDev’s West Coast office.  UniDev is engaged in the planning, design, financing, development and management of employer-assisted housing, workforce housing projects and communities

Managed the completion of the third of three phases of a 650-unit faculty and staff housing community at CSUCI; initiated teacher housing projects for the Clark County, NV School District and a middle income workforce housing project for the City of Henderson, NV

Developer and/or Principal

SunCal Companies

Special Projects for the largest private developer of master-planned communities in California

Acquisitions, due diligence, entitlements, launching of new projects

Developer and/or Principal

Anaverde (formerly City Ranch), Palmdale, CA

General Manager of Anaverde – a 1,900-acre, 4,900-home master-planned community in North Los Angeles County.

Revived a dormant project of KB Home; continued entitlements, and coordinated the orderly transfer of management responsibilities to Empire Land, LLC

   

Developer and/or Principal

The Landmark Center at Lathrop, CA

160-acre commercial mixed-use project including 500,000 sq.ft. office / retail / hotel complex and a 1,000-stall truck stop and facilities in San Joaquin County, east of the San Francisco Bay area.

Co-Developer and Principal

   

Developer and/or Principal

The Larwin Group

Senior management positions in the San Diego and Washington, DC divisions of a national homebuilder

Land acquisition, forward planning, sales and marketing

   

Developer and/or Principal

Leisure Technology, Inc. (NYSE)

Senior management positions for a national developer of active-adult communities

Forward Planning, oversight of regional operations; Member of the Board of Directors

   

Developer and/or Principal

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Chief Economist of Rio Negro New Town, outside of Medellín, Colombia

Planning of a new town for 500,000 population to relieve the population pressure in the Aburrrá Valley

 

   

Development and Financing Assignments for Others (1980-1999)

 

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Aldrich Eastman & Waltch (AEW)

First Nationbank (Ford Motor Co.) Builder JV’s Portfolio ($200 million); UDC Homes (AZ, CA, GA) Portfolio ($100 million); Zale Homes (Chicago) Portfolio ($50 million); William Lyon Homes ($80 million apartment community)

Acquisition Due Diligence, Portfolio Pricing and Structuring; Expert Witness Assignment

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Alexander & Baldwin, Hawaii

1000-acre Kukui’ula Mixed-Use Project and Master Planned [Golf] Community, Kauai

Repositioning of a failed MPC/MXD: Market & Financial Feasibility; Business Planning; Financial Modeling and Financing Programs

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

American Nevada Corporation

10,000-acre (20,000 homes, 3 million commercial sq.ft.) Green Valley Master Planned [Golf] Community Including large-scale Mixed-Use Projects, Henderson, NV; 14,000-acre Goldie Brown Ranch Master Planned Community, Scottsdale, AZ; Land Search Acquisition Due Diligence and Structuring for New Projects In California, Arizona, Florida, Washington and Nevada

Corporate financial planning; Business Planning; Financing Packages and Negotiations; Land Search and Acquisition In Western States; Corporate Strategic Planning; Management Oversight

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Bolifor, SA / La Quinta Hotel Corporation, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Guapilo New Town, 5,000-acre Master Plan Community, with plans for 10,000 units and commercial land uses

Financial and Management Planning, Business Plan and Financing Program

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Catellus Development Corporation

Union Station Redevelopment Adaptive Reuse of Central Train Stations and Public/Private JV's: Los Angeles and Santa Fe

Financial Packaging; JV Structuring & Negotiations

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Dev-Con Associates & Signature Properties

Master Planned [Golf] Communities: Starr Pass, Tucson; Harbor Hills, Lake Co., FL; Hans Lollik Island, St. Tho­mas, USVI; Urban Mixed Use: Key Center, Buffalo

Financial systems and Financing Strategies

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Disney Development Corporation

Various Projects

Fiscal Impact Analyses and Modeling; Office Project Financial Structuring

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Edin Enterprises, Istanbul, Turkey

500-acre Kemer Country and 750-acre Ömerli Master Planned [Golf] Communities

Financing Program

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Fabrikasa S.A., Caracas

Santa Cruz, Venezuela 3,000-unit Master Plan Community and Urban Mixed Use

Financing Program

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Fieldstone Communities

Housing Operations

Non-accounting Financial Systems and Training

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Haseko (Hawaii)

Ewa Marina 1000-acre Master Planned Community and Commercial Marina Mixed Use, Oahu

Financing Program

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Heartland Group

1,200-acre Southern California Master Planned Retirement Community

Financing Program and Package; Corporate Recapitalization

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Hines Interests & Janss Corporation

RAND Corporation Property, Santa Monica

Public/Private JV Structuring

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Howard Hughes Properties (Summa Corporation)

Playa Vista, 1,000-acre Los Angeles Urban Mixed-Use, and Summerlin, 25,000-acre Las Vegas Master Planned [Golf] Community and Commercial Mixed-Use

Financing Program and Financial Information System

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

KB Home (Kaufman & Broad)

The May Ranch, Riverside County, CA

Financial Planning and JV structuring

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Larwin Company

General Consulting; Due diligence and acquisition bids for the $100 million Chevron Land & Development Portfolio and the $120 million Ahmanson Ranch

Corporate Strategic Planning; Portfolio Due Diligence and Pricing

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Leisure Technology & LeisureCare

Master-Planned Active Adult/Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Projects In CA, IL, PA, NY, NJ, FL.

Business Planning; Financing Packages and Negotiations; Financial Systems; Corporate Strategic Planning

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Lewis Homes

Terra Vista Master Planned Community, Upland, CA; Damonte Ranch, Reno, NV

Financing Programs

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

LEXA Holdings, Berlin, Germany, and Fininvest USA

Port Bougainville, Key Largo, FL, Waterfront Master Planned Community; East Cost (U.S.) Portfolio of office & Retail Income Properties; Downtown Mixed-Use Project, Lisbon, Portugal

Financial Planning and Financing Packages; Expert Testimony

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Mission Land Co. (Southern California Edison)

Southern and Northern California Portfolio of Business and Industrial Parks

Valuation for Disposition Program

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

O’Donnel/Armstrong, Marshall Bennett and Copley Realty Advisors

Santa Teresa, NM, 70,000-acre Cross-Border (US/Mexico) New Town

Financing Programs

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Parque Industrial Mexicali

$50 million Mexicali, Baja California Industrial Parks

Corporate Recapitalization

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Perini Land & Dev. / Perini Property Investors, Boston

The Rincon Center Commercial / Residential Mixed Use, San Francisco

Financial Restructuring including Ground Lease Renegotiations

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Playa Capital Company

Playa Vista, a 1000-acre urban Master Planned Community, Los Angeles

Strategic and Business Planning

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Port Blakely Tree Farms

2,000-acre Grand Ridge / Glacier Ridge, Issaquah; 1,000-acre Blakely Ridge, Redmond, WA Master Planned [Golf] Communities, Washington / Oregon / New Zealand Timber Operations

Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning; Financial Planning and Financing Packages

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

RAND Corporation

Redevelopment of the 15-acre Rand Campus in Downtown Santa Monica

Strategic Planning, Financial Structuring and Financing Program

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

RF&P Railroad

Alexandria 20/20, Alexandria, VA Urban Redevelopment of 300-acre Train Yard For Residential / Commercial / Retail Mixed Use

Financial Planning

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Ryland

Ryland Ventures and Ryland Homes

Organizational & financial planning for a land development div.; financial modeling system for the home building division

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

S. H. Cowell Foundation

Master Planned Communities: The 5,000-acre Cowell Ranch, East Contra Costa Co., CA, 500-acre Marble Valley, El Dorado Co., CA, and Morgan Hill, Santa Cruz, CA

Financial & Strategic Planning; Transactional Support; Developer Negotiations

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

SCANA Corporation

Adaptive Reuse of 13 acres of Columbia, SC Downtown Properties From Bus Depot and Steel Plant to Urban Mixed Use

Financial Planning & Negotiations Strategies

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

The Bishop Estate

Kaka’ako 50-acre Urban Mixed-Use Project, Honolulu; Keauhou Resort, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Financial Planning

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

The Estate of James Campbell

20,000-acre Kapolei New Town; Makaiwa Hills; Campbell Business Park, Oahu

Financial Planning and Development Strategies

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

United Pacific Development / LandSource Co.

Land Development Projects, Master Planned Communities and Apartment Projects in Texas, Tennessee and North Carolina

Corporate Recapitalization; Financing Packages Financing Programs

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Universal Studios Recreation Group

Overseas Theme Park Development Projects

Financial Planning and Investors’ Transactions Structuring

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Universal Studios

City Walk, Universal City, CA

Financial & Fiscal Planning

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Vista Properties, Division of Centex

Business Parks and Master Planned Community: Vista Ridge, Dallas; Northgate Crossing, Houston; Gateway Centre, St. Petersburg, FL

Corporate Strategic Planning and Recapitalization; Financial Planning; Transaction Support

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Warburg Pincus Capital Partners

Acquisitions of: M.J. Brock Co. ($50 million).; Homestead Savings ($35 million); AM Homes ($40 million)

Home Building Companies and their Various Projects: Acquisition Due Diligence; Negotiations Support

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Xerox Do Brasil

Brazil Corporate Headquarters, Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paolo

Site Selection, Financial Planning

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Xerox Realty

Lansdowne, Loudon Co., VA Suburban 650-acre Mixed Use and Master Planned Community

Financial Planning and Financing Strategies

   

Public Sector & Public / Private Joint Ventures (1980-1999)

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

City of Chattanooga, TN

Downtown Revitalization Plan

Financial and Marketing Strategies

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

City of Columbia, SC

Downtown Regeneration Plan — Adaptive Site Reuse From High Security State Prison to New Residential Community

Business and Financial Planning; Public/Private JV Structuring; Financing and Implementation Strategies

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

City of Irvine, CA

El Toro MCAS, Orange County

Financial and Strategic Planning for a Proposed Acquisition / Annexation of a Closed Military Base; Financing Strategies

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

City of Miami, FL Sports Authority

Miami Arena

Bond Financing Packaging

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

City of New Orleans, LA

The RiverGate Casino

Developer Selection; Financing Plan, Public/Private JV Structuring and Negotiations

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

City of Tucson, AZ

Downtown Revitalization Plan

Business Planning; Financing Strategies

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Executive Yuan and Ministry of National Planning, Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei City Downtown Regeneration Project

Public/private JV Advisory Panel

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Fondo Nacional de Fomento al Turismo (FONATUR), Mexico

Destination Resort Projects / New Towns: Cancun, Ixtapa

Marketing Programs

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

Fort Ord Reuse Agency, California

Military Base Closure and Reuse

Financial Planning & Negotiations Assistance

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

State of Texas General Land Office, Austin

Paseo Del Este (East El Paso Project) 4,000-acre Master Planned Community, El Paso

Financial Planning; Financing and Marketing Programs

   

Development & Financing Assignments for Others

United States Army, Dept. of Defense

Residential Communities Initiative (RCI): Privatization of 85,000 units in 35 active-duty military bases

Developer Selection and Financial Structuring Programs

 


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