Focus and Strategy

Portsmouth is currently planning and developing projectsthat offer opportunities beyond the norm.

San Francisco Focus

Portsmouth Development, LLC is a privately-held development company focusing on urban infill commercial and multi-family residential projects in the most sought after neighborhoods of San Francisco. With over 30 years of experience along with an exclusive focus in these neighborhoods, the company understands the nuances of local market trends and timing, while providing the ability to be highly responsive and strategic as well as contributing to the vibrancy of the communities that make up the San Francisco marketplace.


Portsmouth Development, LLC’s Mission/Strategy is unique as compared to the majority of local and national development companies. Portsmouth utilizes the proven methodology of assembling, parcel by parcel, premium, one-of-a-kind, development sites which after careful calculation, optimize each site’s future earnings and valuation upon the processing of full development entitlements, as well as, upon completion of the project. Portsmouth’s planned project assemblages consist primarily of properties not previously available in the marketplace.


Portsmouth Development, LLC’s extensive local relationships have been key to their success. Over the last 3 decades, the firm has cultivated long-term relationships with the best in class Bay Area real estate development professionals including architectural firms, construction companies, land use counsel, environmental and energy consultants, capital sources and financial institutions.

Experience in a Mix of Uses

Portsmouth Development, LLC has developed or is currently developing both commercial and residential structures totaling approximately 2 million square feet including office, hotel, for-sale and for-rent multi-family residential and retail projects, with a portfolio valuation totaling $2 billion.