Brett Shaves, has over 20 years of real estate experience covering corporate real estate, development, finance and syndication encompassing all product types. Over the last 15 years, Brett has specialized on entitlements, development and syndications for residential, condo, and multi-family projects in the Western U.S., completing over $160 million in transactions as a principal. Currently, Brett is focused on Urban Village, a privately held company with an emphasis on mixed-use, transit-oriented, urban projects in coastal Southern California cities.
Brett is also the President of Emerald Pacific a California based General Contractor that focuses on commercial tenant improvements for Fortune 500 companies. Brett is a UCLA graduate, resides in Newport Beach with his wife and children and is an active member of Mariner’s Church.
Joshua P. Host, a Partner and CO-Founder of Urban Village, has purchased, positioned and sold over $194 million in real estate investments and development projects.
In the early 2000′s Joshua worked as a broker for a California based broker dealer, holding his Series 22 and 63 licenses while raising capital for public and private placements in a variety of industries including real estate. In addition to capital raises Joshua held a California Sales Person license and raised debt for developers, and investors.
In 2005, Joshua started a real estate company that focused on re-positioning distressed assets and was named one of the fastest growing private companies in Orange County in 2008/2009.
In 2008, Joshua created a community home ownership program which offered over 500 redeveloped homes nationwide to low income families with seller financing for less than they pay in rent.
In 2011, Joshua Co-founded Urban Village, a mixed use land development company dedicated to developing projects in urban infill locations that support the live-work-play revolution.
Joshua is a member of the Young Leaders Group (YLG) at the Orange County Urban Land Institute and obtained his MBA, Cum Laude at Pepperdine University. Joshua is a Board Member for the Capistrano Valley Boys and Girl’s Club and resides in San Juan Capistrano with his wife and two young children.