Responsible for developing more than $3.5 billion in real estate projects, including over 2,300 residential units in the California Bay Area, Mr. Hayden has experience in acquisition, contract negotiation, due diligence, risk assessment, financing, construction, and disposition of multifamily, single family and large mixed-use and master planned developments. He maintains relationships with a broad network of property owners, enabling him to identify and acquire prime investments. Mr. Hayden also has expertise in navigating projects through the entitlement process by working with elected officials, community groups, and political organizations to gain support and get projects approved.
Blog Post by Erik Hayden
Erik HaydenNov 30, 2023 1:05:41 PM15 min read
Downtown San Jose will have 800 more San Jose State University students living there next year, a big boost to the area's vibrancy
San Jose State University (SJSU), the city's primary university, is making big moves to ...
Erik HaydenNov 15, 2023 10:12:17 AM17 min read
We’ve hit new milestones for Icon/Echo and Keystone — and expect Paseo to reach one soon
With Thanksgiving and the holiday season fast approaching, we at Urban Catalyst have ...
Erik HaydenNov 8, 2023 2:06:51 PM16 min read
Why California's Bay Area remains the U.S.’s largest tech talent pool amid retrenchment
Did you miss the first two parts of our three-blog series highlighting our new white ...
Erik HaydenNov 3, 2023 12:15:33 PM14 min read
Separating Fact from Fiction: The California Corporate Exodus Myth
Last week, we published the first of a three-blog series spotlighting our new white ...
Erik HaydenNov 1, 2023 11:57:32 AM16 min read
We’ve acquired the last piece of our icon/echo puzzle, allowing us to move our single biggest project forward
For nearly two decades, a few real estate developers and the owners of four adjacent ...
Erik HaydenOct 26, 2023 2:22:26 PM15 min read
Part one of a three-blog series highlighting our new white paper: Debunking California’s population exodus myth
Over the past several years, we at Urban Catalyst have heard many exaggerated takes on ...
Erik HaydenOct 19, 2023 12:01:53 PM14 min read
The Reintroduced Opportunity Zone extension legislation has two potential benefits for investors like you
Say you want to invest your capital gains into a Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund but ...
Erik HaydenOct 5, 2023 1:43:19 PM14 min read
Paseo is our first award-winning development project!
The Silicon Valley Business Journal’s annual Structures Awards are the closest thing we ...
Erik HaydenSep 28, 2023 12:38:08 PM15 min read
The San Jose metro’s rent-to-own gap is the widest in the nation
In January, we published a blog about how the San Jose metropolitan area has the largest ...
Erik HaydenSep 14, 2023 2:30:32 PM15 min read