Urban Commons, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment and development firm, has hired Matthew Goldstein as Vice President of Construction. Goldstein will work with key leadership at Urban Commons to execute strategic growth opportunities for the company’s development and design teams.
With more than a decade of construction and real estate development experience, Goldstein’s expertise includes projects from large-scale, high-end hospitality and mixed-use, to multifamily, office and government. In his role at Urban Commons, Goldstein will utilize his knowledge to manage a growing team, as well as oversee key contracts and relationships.
Prior to joining Urban Commons, Goldstein was a Managing Director at the John Hardy Group, where he grew Los Angeles office operations and led project teams throughout the western U.S. He previously held leadership and project management roles at several Los Angeles and Las Vegas-based companies and holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Urban Commons is expected to continue its growth through acquisition and development in 2020. Urban Commons is the sponsor to Eagle Hospitality Trust, the current leaseholder of the iconic Queen Mary, a Southern California landmark and special event venue surrounding a 347-room hotel and banquet facility aboard the historic British ocean liner.
Goldstein will deliver revenue-driven projects for Urban Commons, through property renovations and increasing keys in its existing portfolio, as well as diversifying Urban Commons’ offering, supporting 2020 acquisitions and ground-up developments.
About Urban Commons
Urban Commons is a Los Angeles-based real estate investment and development firm with a successful track record of developing, repositioning and rebranding assets throughout the United States. The company focuses on improving under-managed and under-utilized assets by developing innovative solutions that promote optimal economic, social and environmental returns.
Since founding in 2008, Urban Commons has owned, operated and developed a variety of real estate properties including several dozen hotels, apartments, retail, office, and senior care, throughout the United States including the development of nearly one million square feet of commercial retail space.