James is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Morrison Investment Properties business plan and mission.  This includes site identification, underwriting, acquisition, capital sourcing, operations, and dispositions.  He has over ten years of real estate experience, most of which is in multifamily real estate. Previous to the company's founding, Mr. Morrison worked for Archstone Apartments, one of the largest developers in the nation accumulating experience in asset and portfolio management as well as apartment acquisitions and operations.  Previous to Archstone, he was a development project manager for Chelsea Investment Corporation, one of San Diego's largest affordable housing development firms, where he managed the tax credit financing and construction of affordable multifamily projects in the San Diego and Imperial Counties. James began his career as a CPA with the firm Moss Adams in their business assurance and advisory group.


James is a graduate of the University of San Diego’s Burnham Moore’s Center for Real Estate where he earned a master’s of science degree in real estate. He received his bachelor’s degree in business economics with an emphasis in accounting at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Small Scale Infill Developer group and is a licensed California real estate broker.



Rebecca took on her role in 2015 to provide ongoing operational and legal guidance to the company.  Having extensive experience in construction and real estate related litigation, Rebecca's insight into the company's strategic, investment, and day-to-day decision making provide a vital layer of organizational clarity and protection to our long-term goals.

Rebecca began her career at the University of San Diego School of Law. She received the American Jurisprudence award for the highest achievement in several legal courses, and was a member of the San Diego Law Review, the school’s most selective academic journal. She graduated magna cum laude from USD School of Law and was hired as an associate attorney for a firm specializing in plaintiff litigation in 2008.  She was admitted to the State Bar of California that same year.  In 2016 Rebecca founded Blain Morrison Law Corporation to further pursue her passion for client advocacy.  


In addition to her client representations, Rebecca has given her time pro bono to San Diego legal service organizations, including the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program and Stand Up for Kids. Ms. Morrison has been twice awarded with the State Bar of California’s Wiley W. Manual award for public service.



Jim was born and raised in San Diego and started working in the building industry when he was twelve years old sweeping out homes and digging trenches on the weekends and during summers for the construction firm founded by his father.  After graduating St. Augustine High School Jim worked in San Diego's thriving tuna fishing industry as a deck boss and ship navigator for 10 years before rejoining the family business.  In 1983 Jim acquired his contractors license and started building homes alongside his father in San Diego as Morrison Construction Co.

Today Morrison Construction has developed a niche for infill construction and accessory dwelling unit production and continues to focus on providing a quality product while managing costs.