Cities are one of the key leverage points in building a sustainable economy and fighting climate change.  Facilitating their intelligent growth by making them greener, more affordable, more diverse and accessible places to live, can move the needle in global sustainability.– Scott Ward

Scott is a Founding Partner of UrbanMix Development LLC, a licensed architect and a real estate investment and development professional with over 25 years of broad-based experience acting as development executive and/or owner’s representative for various entities. Scott has focused his career on revitalizing underutilized buildings and blighted urban land and he continues to be humbled by the positive impact these projects have on their surrounding communities. Scott is passionate about architecture, creating great places, and the power of real estate development to move the world in a positive direction.

Prior to founding UrbanMix Development, Scott led the effort to complete the redevelopment of the historic Hamilton Air Force Base in Novato, CA into a new mixed use neighborhood. Scott was also a Real Estate Development Manager for the Presidio Trust. During this time, he directly managed the development of approximately $50 million in new projects and negotiated purchase and sale agreements and development agreements for an additional $200 million of work. Scott also completed over two million square feet of new and adaptive reuse construction while practicing architecture from 1992-2001, with notable local projects including the San Francisco Ferry Building and Pier One San Francisco.

Education

  Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, Emphasis in Real Estate Development

  Master of Natural Resource Policy and Human Behavior, University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability

  Bachelor of Architecture, University of Texas, Austin, Emphasis in Green Building

Select Associations

  Member, Urban Land Institute

  Member, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research

  Member, British-American Business Council

Expertise

  Real Estate Development & Finance, Adaptive-Reuse of Historic Structures & Military Bases, Public Private Partnerships, Mixed-Use & Urban Infill and Green Building.