C.C. "Chuck" Toops studied industrial engineering at the University of Houston and was a welding engineer for many years. As the leader of C and C Development, Chuck has years of experience in real estate construction and buying, developing and building projects ranging from a 200,000 sq. ft. office/warehouse, 5 strip shopping centers, 4 six-story office buildings, 3 office/warehouses and two 20,000 sq. ft. office/manufacturing facilities, as well as numerous homes from Houston to Austin to Ruidoso.
Locally in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico where he now resides, Chuck and his wife, Carol, purchased an ocean front condominium, in pre-construction, which was to be their retirement home. This move in the year 1998 awakened Chuck's love for the construction business once again and the rest is history. Shortly thereafter he became closely associated with the builder/developer of the Vista Romantica condominiums, a small luxury boutique development in the hills of "Amapas", a then budding neighborhood just south of town, and eventually bought out the developer to finish the project himself.
Since that time, Chuck has added to his resume the critically acclaimed and monetarily successful Villas de la Colina project – a group of 5 villas and 9 condominiums also located in the now thriving Amapas neighborhood of Puerto Vallarta.
Chuck now has begun the acquisition of many lots with the vision and foresight to design, develop and build a Master Planned Gated Community for Puerto Vallarta's North Amapas hillside neighborhood. This project, known as "Eden Hills", will be made up of several environmentally conscious condominium projects along with a boutique hotel, wedding chapel, restaurant, sports bar and tennis club. The Villas de la Colina II project currently under construction is the first development in Eden Hills, having begun in 2006 when he started excavation, flood control and foundation work in preparation for 3 towers, 2 pools, bar, spa and gym areas. The other Eden Hills projects are just around the corner with Chuck eagerly leading his extremely effective administrative and professional team, which he put together to assist him in these, his "retirement" endeavors.
All in all, Chuck is a formidable force in the Puerto Vallarta real estate and construction markets in the Amapas Region, has done business in Mexico for almost 40 years, and continues on in the field where his true passion lies – "Residential Development"
LuAnn is the proud mother of four and a grandmother of two. LuAnn has worked for 30 years as a X ray technician and currently is employed with Rocky Mountain Cancer Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She has been involved in mission trips to Juarez, Mexico and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. She hopes to retire within the next few years and pursue missions work on a full time basis.
David has been married to his wife LuAnn since 1977. They are the proud parents for 4 children and 2 grandchildren. David is a decorated employee with South Metro Fire Rescue in Centennial, CO. He has worked with South Metro Fire Rescue since 1985 and currently fills the role of Emergency Medical Services Supervisor. David has been involved in missions work in Mexico since 1994. He has participated in groups and lead groups that have among other things built homes, churches and community outreach facilities. Currently he is working with the Tarahumara Indians in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico and working with Compassionate Impact International in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. David has also participated in mission trips to Spain, Morocco and Peru.