Columbus Pacific


Since 1995, Columbus Pacific has been developing, redeveloping and acquiring Class A properties across the United States. Founding partners Brian Shirken and Rick Margolis each have over three decades of commercial real estate experience, with an emphasis on acquisitions, financing, leasing, management, development and operations.



Columbus Pacific’s team has overseen property acquisitions totaling more than $1 billion. They include a diverse blend of seasoned attorneys, accountants, operations and underwriting professionals. Having previously headed projects in the institutional and private sectors, CP’s senior executives bring together strong leadership, proven experience and a nationwide network of industry connections. Click below for details on their individual bios.

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Throughout the past 20 years, Columbus Pacific has overseen a vast amount of retail, residential and student housing projects. We pour our heart into every acquisition and development and have highlighted several individual success stories in the link below. Each one showcases some of the dramatic value-adds that CP has brought to tenants, investors and industry partners.

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Brian and Rick are the best guys out there.