American Properties

American Properties provides a variety of pre-development services including, but not limited to, due diligence, project management, entitlement processing and government relations. Most clients retain our services to manage all aspects of the project planning and entitlement process including: assembling a consulting team to prepare the project's concept, site plan design, and technical reports; drafting entitlement documents; and acting as the owner's representative with all parties involved in the entitlement process. Our professional services can be tailored to fit each client’s specific needs and budget.

Meet the Team


James has been actively involved in Real Estate Development for over 30 years, active in every facet of Development. He has worked closely with City and County Planning & Engineering departments, Community Development Directors, Water and Sewer Districts, and Environmental Agencies. Listed below is the scope of his activities:


Topo Mapping, Engineering and Architecture, Geology, Hydrology, Environmental, Endangered Species, Traffic Studies, and much more.

  • Land Acquisition & Disposition
  • Strong Lender Relations
  • Construction Management
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Property Management
  • Administration


Michael has been in resort development for over 25 years. He has consulted with multiple projects and companies, and addressed thousands of individuals with seminars and personal coaching throughout the U.S. and Mexico. He has been a keynote speaker at a number of seminars, offering valuable information to companies and individuals.:

He has studied, researched, written and spoken for 30 years in the field of sales, marketing, business, psychology, law, and personal counseling. Michael was awarded the distinction of "Best Selling Author" through their National Academy. His book, Power Principles of Success was released on July 28, 2010 and became a number #1 seller the same day.

Michael has helped generate over $500 million in business activity. In most cases Michael has doubled and tripled revenue and income for businesses and individuals. He brings experience and personality to every project in which he participates.