Shared Values for Providing
Quality Housing in SF
Team

Westlake Urban, LLC

Westlake Urban, LLC is a full-service real estate development company, created as a new division of Westlake Realty Group to upgrade its aging properties around the Bay Area. As the property owner and manager of Kirkham Heights, Westlake is committed to transforming its properties – moving beyond easy, formulaic development patterns to add vibrancy to urban communities, while maintaining a positive environment for its residents.

Sunny Tong
Managing Director
Focuses on new strategic acquisition and development joint ventures, project financing and asset management of the company’s existing portfolio
Joanna Julian
Development Associate
Provides financial analysis, project planning and administration, and marketing coordination for the development portfolio.

Alpha Group, LLC

Alpha, a socially and environmentally responsible urban revitalization management company, is the development manager for the Kirkham Project. Alpha’s role in the project includes leading the design and engineering team, managing the entitlement process, overseeing community outreach and communications, and formulating sustainability and resiliency strategies for a healthy urban neighborhood.

Naomi Porat
Principal
Manages pioneering projects involving sustainable and resilient development, urban infill, off-site construction, neighborhood based planning, and environmental stewardship.

Design Team

Rick Williams
Architect
Karen Murray
Architect
Van Meter Williams Pollack focuses on building community through quality sustainable design. VMWP specializes in complex projects, which balance urban design and architecture to build vibrant, sustainable communities.
Gary Strang
Landscape Architect
GLS is a landscape architecture firm in San Francisco focused on the design of contemporary landscapes, which are understood as being fundamentally intertwined with architecture, urban infrastructure and natural systems.