Jeremy Agraz Joins KTGY as National Development Director
February 20, 2018
IRVINE, Calif. – International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning has named Jeremy Agraz as national development director, CEO Tricia Esser announced today.
“We’re excited to welcome Jeremy Agraz to this national development role, confident that his passion for the built environment and his dedication to pursuing strategic goals will make a meaningful contribution to the long-term success of our firm,” Esser said. “Jeremy’s proven professional accomplishments and unique approach to development align with our firm’s vision of a continual search for better.”
As national development director at KTGY, Agraz will work closely with KTGY corporate leadership in developing a national development strategy aimed at accomplishing the long-term growth objectives for the company. He is responsible for creating and maintaining a development strategy that is continually effective and competitive in what is a constantly evolving industry. Agraz will be based in the firm’s Oakland, California office.
Agraz is a veteran business development professional in the architecture, engineering and planning profession. His vertical market expertise spans multifamily residential; mixed-use; commercial office; corporate interiors; hospitality; transportation; convention centers; science + technology, and higher education. The scales and scopes of work familiar to Agraz range from bespoke interior fit-outs to billion-dollar transportation infrastructure projects and from mixed-use urban infill developments to suburban corporate campus developments.
Agraz has previously held positions of increasing responsibility with international practices such as Woods Bagot and Gensler and with other national practices such as Flad Architects and HNTB. Agraz is a long-standing member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) where he currently sits on the Public Private Partnership national product council. He is active in several urban planning and real estate related organizations including the San Francisco Bay Area Planning & Research Association, the Bay Area Council where he participates on the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Development Committee, and the corporate real estate organization CoreNet. Agraz holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Skidmore College.
About KTGY Architecture + Planning
Founded in 1991, KTGY Architecture + Planning is a leading full-service design firm focused on residential and mixed-use developments and neighborhood revitalization. KTGY seamlessly delivers innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple design studios, ensuring that clients and communities get the best the firm has to offer no matter the building type or location. KTGY’s architects and planners combine big picture opportunities, leading-edge sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to create memorable destinations of enduring value. KTGY serves clients worldwide from offices located in Chicago, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pune and Tysons. Call 888.456.5850 or visit www.ktgy.com.