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Great things in business are never done by one person

Our team is the reason for our success

Ari Cota

Ari Cota

President

acota@scaladevelopments.com

Ari Cota
Ari Cota

President
778-977-1640 acota@scaladevelopments.com

Ari Cota, P.Eng, M.Arch, is an experienced residential architect and resort developer, as well as a civil engineer. He was formerly the Director of Engineering for Loreto Bay Company, a $500 million mixed-use sustainable project located in Loreto Bay, Baja Mexico. Prior to joining Loreto Bay, Ari was a Senior Engineer for Tri-Cor Engineering of Scottsdale, AZ and responsible for residential servicing upgrades for numerous towns in the southwest. From 2000 to 2003, Ari was the CEO of Asesoria y Financiamiento Int., a professional land development consulting firm specializing in engineering, and construction management. Ari has also been a partner and the Chief Operating Officer of Precoi S.A. de C.V., a Mexican engineering firm. While at Precoi, Ari supervised a staff of approximately 450 people, and oversaw major development projects throughout Mexico, including the construction of six subway stations in Mexico City, as well as transmission lines and substations for the thermo-electric "Rosarito" station, in Baja California. In 2010, Ari came to Victoria, and became the President and Founder of Scala Development Consultants Ltd. Ari is also an active partner in the General Partnership that is developing the Elkington Forest conservation community. His skill and experience in sustainably oriented civil engineering has greatly assisted in the process of identifying the most efficient and eco-system friendly construction processes for multiple development sites on Vancouver Island. Among other duties, Ari has assumed responsibility for the integrated water resource management system that links constructed wetlands for stormwater capture with agricultural irrigation, fire prevention ponds and an ecologically advanced sewage treatment.
Doug Makaroff

Doug Makaroff

Vice President

dmakaroff@scaladevelopments.com

Doug Makaroff
Doug Makaroff

Vice President
250 487 4300 Ext 1 dmakaroff@scaladevelopments.com

The Vice - President of Scala Developments, Doug, has 24 years of experience as a real estate developer, builder and urban planner, most of which have focused on developing highly marketable single-family residential projects. From 1991 to the present, he has been a project manager and urban planner serving public and private clients in BC, Canada, USA, and Mexico. From 1996 to 2003, he was a partner in the construction of the award winning $120M Shoal Point condominium project in Victoria. Shoal Point condominiums are a mixed use complex with 161 high-end residential units, and 50,000 sq ft of marine commercial and office space. From 2003 to 2006, he was the Vice President of the Villages of Loreto Bay, BCS, Mexico, and was responsible for approvals and managing the growth of the first three villages, and the first 900 homes. From 2007 to 2015, he has been completing the Elkington Forest development with 97 home sites, 65,000 square feet of non-residential development space, 60 acres of agricultural land, surrounded by 350 acres of mature forest land.
Donny Gibson

Donny Gibson

Civil Superintendent

dgibson@scaladevelopments.com

Donny Gibson
Donny Gibson

Civil Superintendent
dgibson@scaladevelopments.com

James Hartcourt

James Hartcourt

Custom Homes Supervisor

james@scaladevelopments.com

James Hartcourt
James Hartcourt

Custom Homes Supervisor
250 478 0043 james@scaladevelopments.com

Kali Garcia

Kali Garcia

Corporate Services

kalig@scaladevelopments.com

Kali Garcia
Kali Garcia

Corporate Services
kalig@scaladevelopments.com

Kevin Mack

Kevin Mack

Accountant

admin@scaladevelopments.com

Kevin Mack
Kevin Mack

Accountant
778-478 0043 admin@scaladevelopments.com

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Linton Houle

Linton Houle

Standard Homes Supervisor

linton@scaladevelopments.com

Linton Houle
Linton Houle

Standard Homes Supervisor
250 478 0043 linton@scaladevelopments.com

Mitchell Jernslet

Mitchell Jernslet

Civil Construction Coordinator

Mitchj@scaladevelopments.com

Mitchell Jernslet
Mitchell Jernslet

Civil Construction Coordinator
250 478 0043 Ext 7 Mitchj@scaladevelopments.com

Simon Citerneschi

Simon Citerneschi

Civil & Architectural Designer

simonc@scaladevelopments.com

Simon Citerneschi
Simon Citerneschi

Civil & Architectural Designer
778-478-0043 Ext. 8 simonc@scaladevelopments.com

Tarren Robson

Tarren Robson

Construction Coordinator

Tarren@scaladevelopments.com

Tarren Robson
Tarren Robson

Construction Coordinator
Tarren@scaladevelopments.com

Vahid Oriany

Vahid Oriany

Architectural Designer

Vahid@scaladevelopments.com

Vahid Oriany
Vahid Oriany

Architectural Designer
Vahid@scaladevelopments.com

Vahid Oriany is a skilled architect and highly organized architectural drafter with significant expertise in creating designs and technical drawings for residential buildings, interiors, commercial and mixed-use facilities in both public and private sectors. A professional in designing and completing drawings of new high-end residential home from ground up with Revit & AutoCAD, Sketch Up, 3D Max, Photoshop software. Vahid has started working in Scala Development Consultants Ltd from one years ago and designing, preparing 2D and 3D architectural and structural drawings by using Revit, developing finished building models and drawings from general conceptual information and design notes.