L.A. Kitchen, an SLL client, is officially open

L.A. Kitchen grand opening

On Monday, July 27, L.A. Kitchen received its Certificate of Occupancy and officially moved in. They also welcomed their first full class since launching the pilot program last year and had 75 volunteers help with preparing 3,500 fruit parfaits for the Special Olypmics. They held their ribbon cutting ceremony July 30. Learn more about L.A. Kitchen and their endeavor here … [Read more...]

Watch time-lapse video of construction progress on new Walker Zanger building, they’re an S.L.L. client

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Walker Zanger, an S.L.L. client, has a new showroom and distribution center currently under construction in North Hills (outside of Los Angeles). Watch this YouTube video of the construction progress taken while the tilt-up walls were set in place. … [Read more...]

L. A. Kitchen, an SLL client, to open in late June

We'll be opening this amazing nonprofit's new 20,000 SF kitchen late June! Watch KCET's story on L.A. Kitchen and how it is offering second chances and culinary dreams. … [Read more...]

S.L.L. working with Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles on a new location in the Pico Union District of LA

A new building is in the works. S.L. Leonard & Associates is working with Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles on a new location in the Pico Union District of Los Angeles. Here is a rending of what the building could look like. The architect on this project is House & Robertson Architects. Coming Fall 2016. … [Read more...]

S.L.L. working with Walker Zanger – see renderings of the company’s new headquarters


S.L. Leonard & Associates is working with Walker Zanger on its new headquarters, showroom and distribution center, which will be located in North Hills this Fall 2015. This is a rendering of what the lobby of the new headquarters will look like. The architect on this project is SRK Architects.   … [Read more...]

S.L.L. client, Community Corporation of Santa Monica, awarded 2015 AIA Multifamily Housing Award for apartment buildings on Broadway

Congratulations Community Corporation of Santa Monica for its Broadway Affordable Housing project in Santa Monica that was recently awarded the 2015 American Institute of Architects Multifamily Housing Award. S.L. Leonard and Associates worked with CCSM to complete the four residential buildings on Broadway. The architect on this project was Kevin Daly Architects. Read the AIA Housing Awards Notes of Interest here to learn more about the Broadway Affordable Housing project and the award. … [Read more...]

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...]