McCarthy Cook has successfully developed land infrastructure, office, medical office, medical research, retail, health club and parking facilities and continues to evaluate development opportunities on an “as-needed” basis. To date, MCC and its joint venture partnerships have completed approximately 600,000 square feet of development with a pipeline of 1.5 million sqft.


McCarthy Cook has obtained 3.6 million sqft of entitlements in Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento and Phoenix. The success of MCC’s past developments has established good standing and credibility with local civic leaders in the markets in which the firm has performed. MCC continues to cultivate strategic relationships with city staff, political leaders and consultants in these and other target markets.

Life Science

McCarthy Cook’s professionals bring the unique skills and specialized expertise in life science and biotech real estate, finance, development, construction and law. Our real estate team has the ability to identify properties in locations that provide life science organizations with access to the partners, people and resources that they need to grow and prosper. Our development professionals have the technical expertise to develop or retrofit these properties, translating life science user requirements into the appropriate physical infrastructure, including chemistry, biology and specialty use laboratory environments. McCarthy Cook’s property management team possesses the wide-ranging skills required to operate and manage life science facilities to provide highly productive research and working environments for our tenants.

Operating Track Record

MCC’s asset/property management business philosophy is to set clear objectives for each team and empower those teams to execute the plan to the highest level of tenant satisfaction consistent with the financial goals of the investment. MCC’s principals remain personally involved and accessible to the managers, staff and tenants. The firm has managed over 4.6 million square feet of institutional-quality office, life science, medical office and mixed-use space.