Somis School deal sealed – SLL oversaw the negotiations

S.L. Leonard & Associates oversaw negotiations between the Somis School and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles where school leaders have agreed to pay $660,000 for a 10-acre plot of land where they plan to build a new campus. Read the full Ventura County Star article here … [Read more...]

Architectural Record writes about Sequoyah School’s Expansion – an S.L. Leonard & Associates project


S.L. Leonard & Associates has assisted Sequoyah School with a number of campus projects since 2010. An article on the School's expansion titled "Haven off the Highway: Located near a major freeway, a school becomes an unexpectedly protected and inviting enclave for learning" recently appeared in Architectural Record. January 2015 - Architectural Record:  True to the collaborative spirit of the progressive Sequoyah School, in Pasadena, California, its students played active roles in the … [Read more...]

Sean Leonard to moderate Art of Development Series at the Urban Land Institute in Los Angeles


Sean joins three of industry experts Nov. 17 to discuss pre-development and construction in the Urban Land Institute’s Art of Development Series, held from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Rising Realty Partners, 523 W 6th St. Ste 600, Los Angeles. There will be a construction overview presented at the beginning of the event, followed by each speaker addressing the pre-development process through the construction phase of development for projects that they have been involved with, varying from small lot … [Read more...]

SBDC adds Sean Leonard to its team of advisers

Ventura County Star business briefs, Nov. 8, 2014 -- The Small Business Development Center of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties announced the addition of Sean Leonard to its team of advisers. The advisers offer area businesses free one-on-one advice and workshops to help their businesses grow. Leonard is the president and founder of S.L. Leonard & Associates Inc. in Camarillo and brings over 30 years of experience in Southern California’s real estate development and construction industry … [Read more...]

S.L. Leonard client, Sequoyah School, awarded with highest AIA design award for expansion project

Congratulations! The AIA Pasadena and Foothill Chapter has awarded Sequoyah School Expansion its highest design award, the Honor Award, for 2014. In additional, the project received a Savings By Design Award in the Sustainable Buildings Category. S.L. Leonard & Associates has worked closely with the Sequoyah School on multiple projects and was glad to be a part of this latest expansion project where a multipurpose room, laboratory and classrooms were added to increase capacity and … [Read more...]

S.L. Leonard client, Topa Management, opens new side-by-side Men’s and Women’s Urban Outfitters stores in Westwood

Westwood Village, CA, September 11, 2014 – The largest retail apparel transaction in more than 40 years for Westwood Village is now fully realized with the opening of Urban Outfitters’ new side-by-side Men’s and Women’s Stores. Nearly five years ago, Urban Outfitters began exploring the possibility of doubling the size of its presence in Westwood Village. They found the ideal space in two adjacent historic buildings on Westwood Blvd, and the lease agreement between Urban Outfitters(NASDAQ:URBN) … [Read more...]

Take a virtual tour of the Walt Disney Concert Hall

Take a virtual tour in and around Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. See what Sean Leonard helped build when he was senior vice president of project management for the owners of the world-acclaimed Walt Disney Concert Hall, designed by Frank Gehry. WATCH the Walt Disney Concert Hall Virtual Tour, Part 1 … [Read more...]

Ventura County supervisors to consider $3 million contribution to Casa Pacifica, an SLL client

May 31, 2014, Ventura County Star: The Ventura County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider contributing $3 million to nonprofit Casa Pacifica family and child services to help expand its health clinic, build foster youth housing and enhance other programs. Read the Complete News Article … [Read more...]

Real estate firm honored for projects

May 17, 2014, Ventura County Star Business briefs: S.L. Leonard & Associates announced that three of its clients’ projects were named Project of the Year at the recent 2014 Orange County Affordable Housing Awards breakfast. Read the Complete News Article … [Read more...]

Orange County Affordable Housing honors 3 of our clients’ projects

The Orange County Affordable Housing just announced four Project of the Year awards (large, small, special needs and innovative developments). Three out of the four were our projects! Congratulations to Jamboree Housing Corporation for Project of the Year - Large Development: Birch Hills in Brea and Project of the Year - Innovative Development: Park Landing in Buena Park. Congrats also to A Community of Friends for Project of the Year - Special Needs Development: Vista Del Rio in Santa … [Read more...]