CEO, WJK DEVELOPMENT
WHY: Heads family-owned developer, founded in 2014, with focus on infill homebuilding projects, in areas including Laguna Beach and Eagle Rock in Los Angeles County. OC’s 19th
largest builder, sold 36 homes in 2021.
IN THE NEWS: Completed largest land purchase in its history. 8.1-acre site in downtown Reno, near the Truckee River in Nevada. Plans to build a project that’s expected to run upward of 400 homes or rental units.
NOTABLE: Company is working on one of its more high-profile projects to date along Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. A long-awaited, 28-unit artist work-live project is now under construction, after a review period that stretched multiple years.