Founder and Principal
Paul Davidson, pdi CONSULTING
Three decades experience and expertise in consulting, managerial, administrative and entrepreneurial land use and real estate development - working with individuals, and in the not-for-profit and corporate environments; creative, collaborative, highly personable, solutions oriented. Summary of qualifications include:
• Successfully managed numerous renovation, restoration and expansion construction projects – commercial buildings to 30,000sf, residential structures to 18,000sf
• Effective interface and coordination experience with government, design, construction, and owner organizations
• Extensive experience in facilities management
• Profitable in both in-state and out-of-state properties acquisitions, management, development and sale, conditional use permitting, conversions, other entitlement and permit processing
• Assembled and directed real estate development, design and construction project teams & partnerships
• Delivered effective personal productivity coaching for architects, builders, small business owners and other individuals.
Oversight & coordination of design teams, construction crews, government agencies & owner organizations in the acquisition, construction, renovation, and expansion of residential and commercial facilities. Recent projects/experience include:
• Successful (California Preservation Foundation award recipient) restoration & renovation of 18,000 sf MacGowan Residence & 6,000 sf Briggs Residence- for adaptive reuse as seminary classrooms, offices & student living space
• Modernization/expansion of commercial kitchen & 100+ seat dining facility for Peace Theological Seminary
• Major seismic retrofits of two 30,000sf commercial structures in Los Angeles
• Complete interior renovation/remodel (AIA award recipient) of multi-use University of Santa Monica center
• Profitable purchase, renovation, management and sale of homes and multi-unit residential buildings in California, Hawaii and Tennessee
• Organizing creative commercial real estate investment partnerships and other entities
Oversight of organizations’ properties, facilities and Property Management Staff; collaboration with Senior Administration in the allocation of capital improvement resources; oversight of construction improvements; responsible for the day-to-day operations of multiple facilities. Accomplishments/responsibilities included:
•Successfully worked with senior management in establishing budgets for day to day operations, capital improvement and other projects
•Planned and directed all construction related major capital improvement projects
• Coordinated acquisition and sale of properties
• Directed facilities management staffs across an array of property types
-References and additional information available upon request –
Jan 2000 to Present
Project Management Consultant
Paul Davidson Incorporated
Santa Monica, CA
July 1983 thru June 2006
Senior Property Manager
Los Angeles, CA
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"Our clients are forward thinking, conscious business owners, wealthy individuals, entrepreneurs & philanthropists - good people committed to making a difference in the areas of sustainability of the planet, quality of life, (health, living standard, education, equality)... improving the human condition.
We work together on unique real estate investment & development ventures (new or existing) with “a purpose” — utilizing diverse resources, high level collaboration and cutting edge technologies, in service to achieving highly creative, lucrative & universally successful projects — for all involved."