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A New Development Model & Preparing For a Recession

A New Development Model & Preparing For a Recession “Scott shares the criteria a property should meet before they would consider getting involved and explains why workforce housing is a more defensible market than millennial housing. He gets into a discussion about the anticipated recession, why the construction cycle should be paid close attention to,…

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What To Do During A Market Crash

What To Do During A Market Crash “In this podcast, you’ll learn: Is it important that you choose a great partner or a mentor for you? What is CHFA? There’s so much demand for affordable housing now. What is an Oversubscription? What is Multifamily New Construction Asset Class? Urban Town House (UTH) is a three…

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Development and Delivering Superior Yields

Development and Delivering Superior Yields “Scott Choppin is the founder of the Urban Pacific Group of Companies, a Long Beach, CA based real estate development Company, founded in 2000, that focuses exclusively on urban infill and affordable housing communities throughout California and the western US. Over the last 18 years, the company has developed nearly…

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How to Lose Money By Not Knowing What You Don’t Know

How to Lose Money By Not Knowing What You Don’t Know “Scott K. Choppin is the founder of Urban Pacific Group of Companies. Scott oversees all operations of the Urban Pacific family of companies including business development, capital acquisition and strategic planning. Prior to that, Scott was director of land acquisition for the multifamily development…

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The Benefits of Real Estate Development Market Cycles & Competitive Advantages

The Benefits of Real Estate Development Market Cycles & Competitive Advantages “In this episode, we speak with Scott Choppin to discuss several topics including why Urban Pacific focuses on developing workforce housing, the benefits of developing vs. the value-add strategy, what makes Urban Pacific’s development process unique, recognizing competitive advantages, low-income housing tax credits, and…

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Developing Profitable Affordable Housing

Developing Profitable Affordable Housing “Creating affordable housing is a challenge for many developers. Part of the issue is the cost to develop affordable housing leaves little to no profits for developers. Because of this, many developers rely on government subsidies to bridge the profitability gap. However, Scott Choppin and his firm, Urban Pacific have found…

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New Construction For Best-Use Rental Units Townhouses

New Construction For Best-Use Rental Units Townhouses “Scott Choppin is the CEO and Founder of The Urban Pacific Group of Companies, a Long Beach, CA-based real estate development company, founded in 2000, that focuses exclusively on workforce rental housing communities throughout California and the western US. Urban Pacific has created a new housing innovation called…

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Making Tough Hiring & Firing Decisions, Surviving the 2008 and COVID-19 Crises & More with Scott Choppin

Making Tough Hiring & Firing Decisions, Surviving the 2008 and COVID-19 Crises & More with Scott Choppin “In today’s episode, we discuss: -Building a trustworthy team and a reputation of professionalism -Managing budgets and timelines -Intentionally starting small to perfect systems and processes and avoid risk -Recession resistance and actively monitoring the market Scott Choppin…

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Urban Town House for the Workforce of the West

Urban Town House for the Workforce of the West “New multifamily housing development is clearly in Scott Choppin’s DNA. His ability to see a little into the future while being mindful of the past and careful about the present is his superpower as he innovates workforce housing. Not only has he not shut down, he…

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Adapting in Development & Succeeding in Multiple Market Cycles

Adapting in Development & Succeeding in Multiple Market Cycles “Scott K. Choppin is the Founder of the Urban Pacific Group of Cos. Scott oversees all operations of the Urban Pacific family of companies, including business development, capital acquisition, and strategic planning. Prior to forming Urban Pacific, Scott was Director of Land Acquisition for the Multi-Family…

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