E  X  P  E  R  I  E  N  C  E  ,     K  N  O  W  L  E  D G  E     &     A  C  C  O  M  P  L  I  S  H  M  E  N  T  S

SKILLS AND STRENGTHS

  • 25 years of experience
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Financial Project Management
  • Consultancy Development
  • Finance Procurement
  • Infrastructure
  • Sustainable approach to building
  • Feasability Studies
  • Pro Forma Development
  • Master Planning
  • Implementation of Precon Infrastructure
  • Manages Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Construction Environmental Management Plan
  • Coastal Processing/Engineering

PROFILE

Michael has developed and managed projects across the US, as well as Fiji and Mexico.  Michael has a “no nonsense” approach to project new.fam.picdevelopment from inception through completion. He has extensive experience in all areas of design and construction. From an early age Michael has been hands-on in the industry.  This has set him apart from most, allowing him to manage from an administrative,  financial, and project management levels as well as, supervise, evaluate, and quality control all subcontractor trades.

Michael founded a land acquisition and real estate development company in Mexico, where he lived on the Riviera Nayarit.  He has designed, developed and managed boutique and high end integrated resort development properties.  Most recently he has developed the entitlement and infrastructure for Rancho Vista Sayulita; set on 45 hectares and Rancho Escondido, a private community with 15 private estates in process.  Michael has a mastery of construction concepts and a sophisticated approach to management.  His knowledge and understanding of all phases of construction allows him to approach his projects in an open minded, creative and flexible manner. Having a clear understanding of the objective of his clients is always a priority as is communication and ensuring synchronicity through all phases of a project.

Prior to real estate development in Mexico, Michael owned and operated an engineering and design-build defense contracting firm in California, specializing in defense contracts for the US Army Corps of Engineers throughout the United States.

Divisions within his company self-performed specific construction disciplines including:  General, Vertical, Mechanical, Hydraulic, Structural,  Civil infrastructure, Fire suppression and Seismic retrofit.

Michael has Lived in Spain, Germany, Mexico, Fiji and the US. Growing up on the island of Molokai, Hawaii he has a love for the ocean and is a waterman at heart; surfing, SUP, sailing and fishing are his passion. In his quest for new design ideas, he has traveled throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, India, Australia and Latin America in search of reclaimed materials and merchandise from historic buildings to incorporate into his current projects. During these travels he is exposed to the colors, textures, cultures, and natural beauty of these countries, which provide a deep source of inspiration for his work.

CURRENT

Michael is currently developing the $50 Million USD Nawi Island Resort, private estates and international marina in the Fiji Islands.  He has developed all aspects of this project from inception- including inspiration, concept, financing, design, engineering, infrastructure, titles and development components. As an owner, operator, and Managing Director of Nawi Island Ltd., he has a unique skill & approach to developing and project managing at every level. The Foreshore component of the Nawi project includes a 300,000 cubic meter dredge, pile driving, revetment & reclamation for 130 yacht and 20 mega yacht marina.  Land based construction includes a 40 key, 5 star beach front boutique resort, 30 private custom designed estates, and a 40,000 sq. ft. marina central facility.

W H Y   C H O O S E   M I C H A E L   F O R  Y O U R   P R O J E C T ?

Aside from Michael’s extensive knowledge and experience, Michael is a man with strong family values and an understanding of commitment at a deeper level. He carries those values from his personal life to his professional life to ensure his clients satisfaction. Michael values his relationships with his clients’ and strives to understand their needs; which sets him apart. Making a choice in the builder and developer of any project no matter how big or small, is a very big decision. From concept through completion, trust, comfort and communication are guaranteed with Michael.