IMG was founded by Brett Isaacman in early 2014. After 20 years of experience as a General Contractor, he recognized increasing market demand for construction managers in Southern California. In early 2018 Brett partnered with Oscar Uranga, who has 21 years of experience in environmental planning, project management and development. Together, backed by their team of highly skilled project managers, they offer the expertise necessary to support projects from acquisition, through entitlement, design development, construction and finally to close out.
Brett Isaacman , J.D.
As Principal and Director of Construction Management, Brett brings over 20 years of construction management experience to IMG.
Brett is an attorney that has spent his career as a construction professional and is very well connected in the industry. With a deep understanding of complex building processes especially mixed-use multifamily housing (ground-up and rehab) and high-end custom residential products, Brett’s expertise is the building of strong teams to actively manage projects with a focus on schedule and budget that result in successfully executed and delivered projects.
This experience comes from 12 years as VP of Construction for Southern Sun Construction and 8 years as President of The Sun Group, both successful SoCal GC firms. Brett is a graduate of Cal Western School of Law and UCSD and is a member of the California Bar Association, as well as BIA and ULI.
Oscar Uranga, PMP
Partner and Director of Development Services, Oscar brings over 19 years of development experience to IMG. After earning his BA from CSUF and PMP Certification at UCI, he has worked as a Project Manager at The Athens Group in Laguna Beach, and as a Development Manager at Shopoff Realty Investments in Irvine.
With his knowledge of land acquisition, underwriting, due diligence, entitlement processing and construction management, he brings great value to his clients throughout the development process. Oscar has managed numerous development projects throughout their entire life cycle, from acquisition and due diligence through disposition. His areas of expertise are the due diligence and entitlement process. Oscar is proficient in multi-family residential, horizontal and vertical mixed-use, live-work, commercial and light industrial products.
Clients love working with Oscar and appreciate his can-do spirit! He is a fully engaged and a detail-oriented manager who unifies teams for great results. In addition to his work at IMG, Oscar participates as a District Council Board Advisor for the Urban Land Institute. He is also the Chair of the Technical Assistance Panel program.
We find great reward in the act of getting projects approved and/or constructed, but the most lasting outcome is the relationship that we forge with our clients. Their triumph is our own and we revel in it.
We empower our clients through advisory and management services, so that they may function at their highest and best use. We lead with care. Our teams are integrated, not just in process but in culture, value and priorities. We work in unison, with integrity and always grounded in trust.
We honor the communities in which we work and the lands on which we plan. We support and respect the teams of professionals which we bring together and shepherd projects the through their distinct process.
Who We Serve
Our typical clients include market rate and affordable multi-family housing developers, luxury custom home builders, equity and debt financial partners and lenders. We also find ourselves supporting private land owners who have a property that they know has development potential, but they don’t know how to actualize it. Some of our clients are out of their comfort zone on geography, product or are simply too busy to manage the day to day. We can help you scale up and achieve your development goals. We tailor our proposals to service our clients’ exact needs and it never too early to get us involved.
We lead with care and regard for our clients and their goals. We operate as partners and trusted advisors. We honor the implications of every decision and care for projects as if they were our own.
We believe in fostering relationships and recognize trust as the foundation.We value honest and clear communication as well as a transparent process. You can trust us with your project.
We hold ourselves to the highest standards and have set the intent to be the best in class development and construction management firm in California. Excellence is an endless pursuit, and we find great reward in growth and problem solving.
We manage projects and processes by providing strong leadership. We onboard and manage multidisciplinary and geographically dispersed teams of professionals. We bridge gaps by understanding each discipline, inform the design process, facilitate the exchange of information and define and manage expectations. Our goal is a collective success in which each team member is given every opportunity to be their best.
We believe in making informed strategic decisions. We seek information and meaning within raw data. We are resourceful researchers and utilize the collective expertise of our teams. We assess variables and evaluate alternatives. Our advisory services are founded in 20+ years of expertise and knowledge.