Who We Are.
WE ARE 33NORTH
Founded by Max Frank, a leader in California and Nevada residential and mixed-used development, 33North Development Group is committed to creative residential land planning and architectural design.
A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
THE HALLMARKS OF SUCCESS
33North works together with local governments, financial partners, neighboring landowners, architects, design professionals, and existing and future residents to create highly desirable communities, where people are proud to live.
33North’s partners acquired, planned, entitled, and developed some of the most respected residential communities in California and Nevada. Reputation, experience, and relationships are the hallmark of 33North’s success.
Meet The Team.
Max Frank brings more than a decade of real estate acquisition, financing, product development, land planning, entitlement, land development and homebuilding experience to 33NDG. Frank has been directly responsible for identifying new land investment opportunities, negotiating land acquisitions, sourcing and securing debt and equity, and obtaining entitlements for development properties throughout California and Nevada. Frank has entitled large-scale, in-fill residential master planned communities, mixed-use projects and neighborhood in-fill projects, including The Vale at Sunnyvale, a 450-unit master planned community that was sold in 2016 for $186 Million.
Prior to founding 33NDG, Frank worked for Watt Communities for 14 years, most recently leading operations in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. At Watt, Frank focused on urban in-fill, urban master planned communities, and adaptive reuse of underutilized industrial or commercial properties. In addition to directing and overseeing strategic planning for his divisions, Frank managed real estate acquisition, financing, product development, entitlement, land development, and homebuilding operations.
Frank is a licensed California Real Estate Broker. Frank received his Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning & Development from the University of Southern California. Max uses his experience to impact the industry by serving on the Leadership Council for USC’s Sol Price School of Public Policy and as a member and past board member of the Building Industry Association. In addition to being a leader within his field, Max supports Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.