Author: John Martin

John Martin’s five-decade career has included time as an executive at the Mission Viejo Company, the Irvine Company, and Newhall Land, and he was also a developer and homebuilder for more than 15 years. He is currently presenting a 30-hour leadership program in partnership with ULI on the planning, development, and marketing of planned communities and urban infill. He moderated the ULI Fall Meeting session “Master-Planned Communities 2020,” and has written a book titled Hope, Vision & Value Creation.

Articles by John Martin

  • Planning Communities for 2020
    Published on February 23, 2011 in Residential/Multifamily
    At the bottom of each cycle, there are those who identify niche opportunities, imagine concepts, and innovate with communities and housing products that get people back into the market. As the industry emerges from the recent recession—and works to imagine what people want, can afford, and will buy and rent—it ponders this question: what will planned communities look like in the future?