Jonathan Boriack Boriack says builders and cities are willing to build taller buildings to address density issues.

OAKLAND, CA—As newly promoted associate principal for KTGY Architecture + Planning’s Oakland office, Jonathan Boriack is focused on design and construction of new for-rent and for-sale multifamily communities at Bay Area infill sites. Boriack’s current work involves leading the architecture for some of the region’s noteworthy projects.

Some of these projects include Innovation at Warm Springs in Fremont for Lennar Homes, a 110-acre transit-oriented master-planned community, Blocks 6 and 7 of Alameda Point Site A for Trumark Homes, part of the mixed-use TOD waterfront development gateway to Alameda Point, and Great Oaks mixed-use transit village for Pulte Homes and Tri Pointe Homes. In this exclusive, Boriack recently discussed the latest design trends in the category of for-sale communities in urban infill locations and some of the factors impacting these trends.

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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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