Mack Urban, LLC is a premier West Coast full service real estate investment, development, planning, advisory and management firm. The company combines the top-tier west coast development talent of Urban Partners and Harbor Urban, with the multi-generational development experience and deep capital relationships of Mack Real Estate Group.
Mack Urban pursues select market niches where its proficiency with complex investments and ability to innovate provide opportunities to create exceptional risk adjusted returns for its partners and clients. With highly-specialized expertise in urban infill entitlement processes, complex private and/or public financial structures, and sustainable construction methods, Mack Urban identifies unique investments where it can utilize its superior marketing and contextual development skills to deliver top quality projects ideally suited for their locations. This results in superior financial performance.
Mack Urban’s business model includes two fundamental investment types, development and value-add. The firm’s current equity projects include residential and mixed-use developments, in high barrier to entry, urban core and high density areas of the West Coast that demonstrate continued population growth, as well as major land development projects requiring detailed planning and entitlement strategies in those markets. Mack Urban’s asset portfolio of land development, mixed-use development, apartment and condominium homes, transit-oriented development, student housing, financial restructurings, build-to-suit development and the adaptive reuse of historic structures is valued in excess of $1 billion.
The privately held company was originally founded in 2000 as Urban Partners, LLC. In 2011, Harbor Properties was acquired in Seattle, WA (which was founded in 1971 by Stimson Bullitt) to create Harbor Urban, LLC. In 2013, Urban Partners, Harbor Urban and Mack Real Estate Group partnered to create Mack Urban, LLC. Today, Mack Urban consists of more than 30 real estate professionals. The principals of Mack Urban are personally involved in day-to-day management of all investments.
The company is headquartered in Downtown Los Angeles and manages Pacific Northwest investments through its Seattle, WA office.