Urban Pacific DevelopmenT

Urban Changemakers

Urban Pacific Development, LLC (“Urban Pacific”) is a privately held real estate firm focused on large-scale, transformative urban investment and development. Based in San Francisco, Urban Pacific’s two principals, Michael Kriozere and Chris Collins, have more than 60 years of combined development experience and are currently active with residential and mixed-use projects in San Francisco and other top tier West Coast markets.

There are great advantages to working with our small, nimble team. We typically work on just one or two very special opportunities at a time. As principals, we are directly involved in every aspect and put all our focus into the projects.
— Chris Collins, Principal

 

What We Do

Urban Pacific has a strong track record of successful commercial and residential investment and development activity in San Francisco, San Diego, and Chicago. The firm’s resume includes rehabilitation and repositioning of historic commercial buildings and ground up development of mixed-use properties and high-rise towers. Urban Pacific combines vision, entrepreneurial flexibility, and business acumen with a commitment to the strictest standards of quality.

With a reputation as real estate pioneers, the Urban Pacific team combines vast experience in the institutional realm with a personalized, hands-on approach in order to create award-winning projects that transform the urban landscape.


We value our partners

We value expertise, integrity, and accountability in our partners and vendors. We work on premier projects with the top industry professionals, including architecture/design firms such as SCB, HKS, Inc., and Pelli Clarke Pelli Associates, structural engineering leader MKA, and the legal teams at Farella Braun Martel and Dentons, among others.


Active in Our Communities

At Urban Pacific, we live by the mantra of “Doing good by doing well” and we are involved and invested in the communities in which we work. In the San Francisco Bay Area, our team is active with professional organizations such as San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR) and Urban Land Institute (ULI).  We believe in and support organizations that serve our diverse neighborhoods and communities including Hamilton Family Center, Compass Family Center, and Filipina Women’s Network.

OUR WORK
 

 

 

 

Michael Kriozere, Principal

Michael Kriozere is the co-founder of Urban Pacific Development, LLC, having developed more than $1 billion of multifamily high-rises and garden-style buildings, as well as commercial and office projects throughout the Midwest and California since 1965. He is known as a true real estate changemaker, pioneering new developments in urban neighborhoods and helping spark their transformation.

No project epitomizes Mr. Kriozere’s penchant vision more than his most recent development of One Rincon Hill, the iconic high-rise residential towers that were a catalyst for the new vertical neighborhoods in San Francisco’s South of Market District. One Rincon Hill has received awards from the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, San Francisco Business Times, International Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, American Council of Engineering Companies, Civil Engineering Forum for Innovation, California Construction Journal, and Sales and Marketing Council, and was featured on the cover of Architectural Record. Mr. Kriozere’s other notable California developments include One Embarcadero South in San Francisco and award-winning CityFront Terrace in San Diego. Prior to starting Urban Pacific and its precursor Urban West Associates of San Diego, he was associated with KLC Venture (Philip Klutznick, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce; Ferd Kramer, late CEO of Draper & Kramer; and Lester Crown, former CEO of General Dynamics), Jupiter Corp. (Jerrold Wexler and Edward Ross), Centex Corp., Arthur Rubloff, McHugh-Levin, Burnham Development Company, and ABI Development Company.

Mr. Kriozere holds a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an Illinois Real Estate Broker License.

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Chris Collins, Principal

Chris Collins is the co-founder of Urban Pacific Development, LLC. Over the course of his 25-year professional career, Mr. Collins has contributed to the acquisition, design, development, construction, leasing, asset management, and sale of more than 150 projects. These projects represent more than 15 million square feet of real estate, which include mixed-use, office, industrial, residential, and retail properties.

Highlights of his career include One Rincon Hill in San Francisco, where he was Project Director for the developer and owner, with responsibility for all aspects of the development. Prior to One Rincon Hill, Mr. Collins worked for the San Francisco real estate firm Ellis Partners, where he was involved in a variety of projects including the design, entitlement, and project management for the $350 million mixed-use development at Jack London Square in Oakland. Prior to Ellis Partners, Mr. Collins worked for Hines, one of the largest private real estate firms in the world, where he managed a variety of high-profile development projects including the $200 million JP Morgan Chase Tower in San Francisco and a 300,000-square-foot mixed-use component of Petco Park in San Diego. Mr. Collins was additionally responsible for design and construction activities at Hines-owned and managed assets in Northern California, which at the time represented more than 10 million square feet of office space.

Mr. Collins is a graduate of Columbia University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering. He is an active member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR).

LINDSAY MAUCELI, DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Lindsay Mauceli joined Urban Pacific in 2012 as a project manager consultant for the development of Tower Two at One Rincon Hill, a 298-unit luxury apartment building.  Her responsibilities included management of the design and construction process, and project finances. Throughout her 15-year professional career, Ms. Mauceli has managed complex tenant and capital improvements in high-rise buildings, as well as core and shell and interior construction for new developments. She has been involved in the design, development, construction, leasing, asset management and sale of numerous Bay Area projects, and has a history of demonstrating her skills working in the commercial real estate industry.

Prior to joining Urban Pacific, Ms. Mauceli was a construction manager at Hines, a privately owned global real estate investment firm, where she started as a construction assistant on the $200 million JP Morgan Chase Building in San Francisco. She was later promoted to construction manager, overseeing design and construction activities at Hines-owned and managed assets in the Bay Area. While at Hines, Ms. Mauceli was responsible for projects over $60 million in value. She worked closely with building tenants and management, as well as the development and leasing teams to achieve ownership’s investment goals. She has a proven track record for completing projects on time and on budget, while ensuring high quality work.

Ms. Mauceli is a LEED-accredited professional and obtained a Certificate in Construction Management from the University of California at Berkeley. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. 

CONSULTANTS

Urban Pacific also collaborates with experienced consultants, including Richard Sindelar of Construction Analysts, Inc., for cost, schedule, and risk management expertise; and Dale Durrett of JD Consulting for building code and MEP consulting, as well as permit expediting services.

 
 
 

OUR WORK DEFINES US