Michael Hathorne


Michael Hathorne is a Senior Planning Manager with Property Reserve, Inc (PRI). in Salt Lake City. Prior to joining PRI Michael worked for Newland Communities as a Planning Project Manager on a 20,000 acre master-planned community in Goodyear, Arizona called Estrella Mountain Ranch.

Michael’s professional experience includes such areas as community design, property acquisition, land use entitlements, long range land planning, and land use policy. Areas of professional specialty and interest include New Urbanism, Transit-Oriented Development, and Form-Based Code.

Michael’s education background includes a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Utah Valley University and a master’s degree in urban & environmental planning from Arizona State University. Michael also has an accredited designation from the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU)

Michael presently serves as Chairman of the Local Host Committee overseeing the organization and planning efforts for the national conference of the CNU to be held in Salt Lake City, UT in 2013. Along with his CNU membership, Michael is also a member of the American Planning Association (APA) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

Michael currently teaches urban planning courses at the University of Utah. He also taught previously at Brigham Young University and Arizona State University.