John R. Shumway is a Principal in the Newport Beach office.
John has over 29 years of experience in market feasibility analysis for both residential and commercial properties. John has managed numerous engagements focused on strategic planning and highest and best use analysis. These engagements have ranged from large master-planned communities to higher density mixed-use developments in urban areas.
John is affiliated with numerous professional organizations and is especially active in the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He was selected by ULI to participate on the panel that initially developed and published the Ten Principles for Successful Development Around Transit. John is also the Chairman of and has participated in the ULI Orange County/Inland Empire Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Technical Advisory panels, including the City of Ontario’s Meredith Airport Center and the City of Corona’s Transit Village Connection to Downtown. He is a member of the executive committee for ULI Orange County/Inland Empire and is the current chair of all Technical Advisory Panels (TAPS) for the Council.
John is a frequent guest lecturer before professional and academic organizations, including University of California, Irvine and University of California, Los Angeles. He has also spoken overseas, including a recent lecture to key Japanese homebuilders about expanding market penetration in a downsizing economy.
John’s other affiliations include the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), The Building Industry Association (BIA), The National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP).
John holds a BA in Business and Economics from the University of Oregon.