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Urban Pacific Builder, Scott Choppin follows the road to infill.

Urban Pacific Builder, Scott Choppin follows the road to infill. Duncan Osborne distinctly remembers the chats he used to have with Scott Choppin when the future managing partner of Urban Pacific Builders was a student at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo. Over the summer, Choppin would do maintenance work on Osborne’s properties…

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It Takes 10 Years to Bring Affordable Housing Projects to Life in Southern California

It Takes 10 Years to Bring Affordable Housing Projects to Life in Southern California Developers hurdled many obstacles before they reached the February 2005 opening of the 57-unit Oak Creek Senior Villas on nearly two acres of once-blighted property in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The development team endured approval and construction setbacks and had trouble securing…

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Workforce Housing That Makes Economic Sense

Workforce Housing That Makes Economic Sense Media and industry conversations are ripe with talk about the vast and rising need for middle-income and workforce housing. Our declaration, in opposition to the common narrative of middle-income housing projects, is that it can and does make economic sense to build this type of housing. Housing development markets…

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New workforce housing model generates 25% internal return rate

New workforce housing model generates 25% internal return rate It’s hard to build affordable housing product these days, but according to GlobeSt, one developer found a way to crack the code. Urban Pacific Group has a workforce housing construction model that it claims is able to generate 25% internal rates of return over an 18-month…

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Scott Choppin Named A Top Multi-Family Influencer by GlobeSt.com

Scott Choppin Named A Top Multi-Family Influencer by GlobeSt.com From GlobeSt.com “Multifamily might seem to be an easy asset class in which to make your mark. After all, it is characterized by low vacancy rates, strong and unrelenting demand and, in many markets, a steady but not overly saturated supply. But don’t be deceived, this…

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Podcast: A New Workforce Housing Development Model and Preparing for a Recession with Scott Choppin

Podcast: A New Workforce Housing Development Model and Preparing for a Recession with Scott Choppin Scott Choppin – Interview Whitney Sewell Podcast “We’ve always been encouraged to find the demographic that is seeking to be in [urban] locations. In 2000, when we started the company, it was Gen-Xers who wanted to live in cool downtown…

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Alliance Live Round Table in Denver with Guest Speaker Scott Choppin

Alliance Live Round Table in Denver with Guest Speaker Scott Choppin Scott Choppin will be speaking about workforce housing – specifically speaking about the Urban Town House (UTH) a housing model that pair’s private capital with workforce housing for families. This speaking engagement will be held on Nov. 13th hosted by the Housing Innovation Alliance,…

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Scott Choppin Announces Sean Choppin Undergraduate Acceptance – USC Real Estate Development Program

Scott Choppin Announces Sean Choppin Undergraduate Acceptance – USC Real Estate Development Program Scott Choppin and the Urban Pacific family are happy to announce the acceptance of Sean Patrick Choppin as a freshman for the 2019 class at the University of Southern California. He will enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Development at…

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UTH Workforce Housing Project In Fullerton, CA Scheduled For Completion End Of 2019

UTH Workforce Housing Project In Fullerton, CA Scheduled For Completion End Of 2019 Progress photos of a current Urban Pacific UTH workforce housing project located in Fullerton, CA. Moving out of the rough construction phase, the project is proceeding with exterior stucco, insulation, and drywall. UTH is a solution to the dearth of middle-income housing…

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