Craig Furniss
President and Co-Founder

Craig Furniss has over 30 years of real estate experience focused on office and industrial development, acquisition, and management activities in Southern California where he created several successful industrial, office and mixed-use developments. His strengths include identifying and managing development projects from start to finish, dealing with complex legal and financing issues and successful marketing of developments to achieve superior results. Prior to forming Seventh Street Development, Mr. Furniss was a Senior Vice President at Lowe Enterprises where he led the industrial development group and was formerly Regional Vice President for William Wilson & Associates (now part of Equity Office Properties). Mr. Furniss also held senior positions with Sun Microsystems and Trammell Crow Company.  He holds an MBA with an emphasis in real estate from the University of California at Berkeley and a BS in Engineering from the University of Southern California. Mr. Furniss is an active civic leader in his community serving as both a leader and volunteer at the Orange County Rescue Mission in Tustin. On Saturday mornings, he tutors homeless residents who are working toward their high school diplomas. He also serves as a liaison between his church, Trinity Presbyterian Church in Santa Ana and the OC Rescue Mission engaging volunteers in mentoring roles, preparing meals, hygiene kits, packing food boxes and serving meals to the the homeless. At his church, Mr. Furniss is a leader on the Community Ministries and Men’s Ministries teams.

Doug Hinchliffe
Co-Founder Emeritus

Doug Hinchliffe has over 45 years of experience characterized by a unique ability to successfully entitle complex real estate developments, identify opportunity in difficult properties and coordinate public and private entities for the profitable development of industrial and mixed-use projects. Mr. Hinchliffe served as Mayor for two years and City Councilman for 6 years in Rancho Palos Verdes. Prior to forming Seventh Street Development, Mr. Hinchliffe spent nearly 30 years with Lowe Enterprises where he was a Shareholder and Executive Vice President and 7 years with Economics Research Associates, an international real estate consulting firm, where he opened and managed their European office in Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Hinchliffe holds a BA in Economics from Occidental College.