MICHAEL MORTENSEN MCIP, RPP
Founder & Director
Michael launched Liveable City Planning Ltd in Vancouver BC in 2016. He has 25 years of experience delivering transformative mixed-use real estate projects in Vancouver and the UK.
* LCP Acquisition & Project Accelerator
* Land Use Strategies & Development Economics
* Masterplan Rezoning & Development Approvals
* Public Involvement
* Development Management
* Expert Witness Services
A developer and a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, Michael understands private and public interests. In Vancouver, he worked in public service for a decade, first with CMHC Assisted Housing, and subsequently with the City of Vancouver as a Senior Planner with the City’s Major Projects team. His private sector experience includes numerous projects at scale in Greater Vancouver, Toronto, and Los Angeles, and international experience leading mixed use development teams in Grosvenor’s London UK head office (2013-2016).
Michael has served on the City of Vancouver’s Development Permit Board and the City of Surrey’s Urban Design Panel. He is an Adjunct Professor with UBC’s Sauder School of Business, teaching an MBA course in Real Estate Economics, Pro Formas, and Urban Planning.
Associate, Planning & Development
Rupert has 10+ years of experience in urban planning, sustainability, 普通话, and real estate development. As an Urban Planning graduate, his approach also brings together public and private perspectives to city building. Rupert's experience includes managing development projects from visioning to completion, including feasibility analysis, conceptual design, detailed financial modeling, CMHC rental financing and project structuring, all the way through design development, team management, financing, and construction to occupancy.