The Discovery Ridge Team
Mike has a varied and extensive background in real estate which
includes experience with developments in several western
states. He is involved on a daily basis with land acquisition,
project financing, government approvals, utility infrastructure,
development plans and construction.
In the early 1970s Mike had the foresight to organize several
general partnerships, and partner with investors to acquire
several large tracts of real estate in the Park City Utah area.
These partnerships owned over 700 acres in this fast
growing area. A portion of this acreage became Powderwood
Condominiums a 228 unit condominium development.
Powderwood was the first modern day project built at Kimball’s
Junction which is now a residential and commercial hub
in the Park City area. Also located here was the Crestview
Condominium Resort, a 120 unit condominium development.
Located near major Olympic venues, this resort was the major
lodging facility for the security forces for the 2002 Olympics.
All 120 units were designed, built, and sold in just two years.
He has also been involved with various joint venture and sales
arrangements with Wal-Mart, Staples, Best Western Hotel,
McDonalds, Arby’s and Tanger Outlet Stores of Park City. These
businesses continue to add to the economy and enjoyment of
the larger community.
While Mike has stayed active in the Park City and Salt Lake area
real estate markets, much of his time the past several years has
been successfully spent in real estate and construction in the
North Dakota and Montana Bakken Oil field markets.
He is happy to once again to be focusing on the exciting Park
City area. A native of the Salt Lake Valley he graduated from the
University of Utah with Bachelors of Science and a Master’s of
Science, including a Certificate in Industrial Relations, degrees
all within 5 years. Mike has always been a person who gets in
and gets things accomplished.
Mitch has been in the real estate development field for 28
years, during which time he became a managing partner in
a real estate development company founded by former Utah
Governor, Norman Bangerter, Mike Milner and Jack Andrews.
Projects developed in Utah and Nevada, Crestview 120 unit
condominium Development Park City, Utah, Salt Lake City
Olympics leased, constructed and retro-fitted warehouses
to provide housing for 2500 personnel from the FBI, Secret
Service, State Dept, Immigration and Naturalization, CIA,
ATF, U.S. Forest Service and other law enforcement agencies
committed to the post 9/11 Olympics.
In addition Mitch has provided housing for special events and
workforce housing in the oil, gas, mining and large construction
In 2003 Mitch entered into a partnership with Target Logistics /
Boston Massachusetts in the development, construction, sales
and marketing of workforce and special events housing.
In that capacity he was involved with providing housing for
the 2003 Harley Davidson 100th Anniversary, 2004 Summer
Olympic Games in Athens Greece, and the 2006 Wither
Olympics in Torino Italy.
Mitch received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Weber
State University, and went on to earn a master’s degree in
Public Administration from Brigham Young University in
Salt Lake City, Utah. Utah State Police – Lieutenant Criminal
Investigations Bureau served for 24 years, retired.