Columbus Pacific Properties (CPP) was founded in 1995 by Brian Shirken and Rick Margolis. The two partners had worked together the seven years prior at a national real estate investment company, where they were involved in real estate acquisitions, development, financing, leasing, management and operations.
In the period since 1995, CPP has purchased and redeveloped over 5 million square feet of retail properties and 3,100 multi-family units and has provided over $200 million in mezzanine and equity capital, funding projects with an underlying value in excess of $1.4 billion.
CPP's experience is characterized by successful, long-term relationships with investors, financial institutions, developers, brokers, tenants, architects, construction companies, management companies and municipalities.
CPP's executive offices are located in Santa Monica, California.