Development Management

Tableau provides fee development, project management and advisory services to select clients involving complex or long-term assignments. These services often include: entitlement processing, pursuit of site development opportunities, land assembly, design and construction team coordination, equity and debt negotiations, community outreach and public presentations.

Project engagements often include:

  • Owner representative in negotiating development agreements with public agencies or co-development partners
  • Oversee complex, master planned community entitlements and implementation of both land and vertical development
  • Prepare RFP response packages issued by municipalities seeking qualified development teams
  • Assemble and manage client’s design and engineering teams during predevelopment
  • Prepare funding applications to obtain local, regional and state funding
  • Troubleshoot stalled or underperforming real estate assets to maximize their value and performance

Affordable Housing

Tableau Development's principal has decades of affordable housing experience in both the public and private sectors. Tableau's principal has structured and completed dozens of affordable housing projects throughout the United States comprising thousands of units. These projects have ranged from acquisition and major rehabilitation of expiring-use Section 8 apartment properties to public housing revitalizations to affordable homeownership developments. Tableau is expert at identifying and obtaining creative financing sources necessary to finance low-income housing and has worked successfully with leading financial institutions, foundations, nonprofit housing corporations and numerous local, state and federal housing finance agencies to execute projects.

Tableau provides the following services related to affordable housing:

  • Joint venture with non-profit organizations to develop low-income housing communities
  • Assist non-profit organizations in negotiating development partnerships with co-developers
  • Provide project management services to housing developers related to entitlements, financial structuring and construction
  • Assist clients with land and property acquisition in connection with new housing projects
  • Assist local municipalities with implementing their affordable housing programs


Tableau Development Company is an experienced developer of urban in-fill projects and offers investment opportunities in well-located properties in transitioning and established neighborhoods where enhanced value can be created through quality construction of well-designed residential and mixed-use developments. Tableau focuses on high-density housing in the greater San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California in submarkets ripe for growth. Tableau's principal has over 25 years of experience in acquiring, entitling and constructing over 5,000 multi-family apartments and condominiums, many of which were executed in "high barrier to entry" municipalities cementing the firm's reputation as a collaborative, results-oriented development firm. Tableau's wealth of public development experience has made it an effective partner with localities seeking cooperative public/private partnerships in transitioning urban locales.

Product Types:

  • New Development - from 25 units on up. Preferred projects are mixed-use residential with retail and/or office components. Transit-oriented sites are most desirable and where building types are typically low- to mid-rise.
  • Value-Add Acquisitions - value-added acquisitions of multi-family or commercial properties that have upside rent potential resulting from renovation upgrades, re-tenanting and improved property management. Residential property sizes from as low as 50 units in high quality locations and, for commercial, from 20,000 sf or more.