Urbanist is the sponsor and brand behind the creation of boutique designer-smart-wellness enabled small balance multifamily projects. Urbanist inherently understands that in an era characterized by both complexity and opportunity, a visionary development company carves out its own unique niche; engaging its customers, predicting and meeting their needs, touching and enhancing people’s lives by creating better buildings and communities. Urbanist is founded by an esteemed stakeholder group, individuals who have developed iconic residential and commercial projects for over 30 years, within the U.S. and internationally.

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Redefine the approach to urban-infill small balance multifamily development to deliver the landmark, walkable communities of tomorrow. Provide significant and immediate built-in equity value for our investors and buyers by delivering assets with a suite of progressive premium inclusions, protected and underwritten by institutional grade investment safeguards. Increasing asset value and rental income, with additional opportunity zone benefits.


Luke Marvel

Jonathan Bursey
Managing Director

Sean York
Development Manager

Warren Johnson
Director of Architecture

John Finton
Director of Wellness Design

Rob Fuller
Co-Director of Development

Brooke Gibson
Interior Design

Melissa Rosenberg
Interior Design

Lane Aldrich
Board of Advisor

Kendrick James
Board of Advisor

Home Wellness

Delos is a global wellness real estate and technology company with a mission to
enhance health and well-being in the environments where we live, work, sleep and play.


DLA Piper

DLA Piper is the world’s fifth largest law firm with clients that range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to industry-leading emerging companies.


Asset Living
Property Manager

With over 140,000 beds managed, Asset Living is the largest property manager of student housing properties and ninth largest for multifamily in the U.S.


Equity Partner

Grocapitus is a premier multifamily investment company based in California. Its portfolio spans 9 states; 2,000 units, projected to be 3,000 in 12 months.



Method Architecture is a multi-award winning architecture firm, committed to a systematic creative process, specializing in multifamily, retail and office ground-up projects.

Design Firm

AgroSci custom builds and installs state-of-the-art green walls and plantscapes. Their discerning clientele includes 1 Hotel, J. Crew, Disney, Marriott and Delos.


CBRE is the largest commercial real estate services company in the world providing industry wide solutions across all asset types.

R + G Design
Interior Design

RGD have over 20 years’ experience within the design industry. RGD provides the finest fixtures and fittings from a curated collection of the most prominent global brands.