September 19, 2016
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Chief Executive Officer
John Ho is chief executive officer for Landsea. He is responsible for managing all U.S. operations and is focused on acquisitions, development and sales of residential properties as well as value-added services in the U.S.
Before joining Landsea, Mr. Ho worked at leading global real estate investment management and consulting firms Colliers International and Jones Lang LaSalle. While working at Jones Lang LaSalle, he served as director and vice president. He led the firm in cross-border business development, focusing on delivering transactional, consultancy and other integrated real estate services to outbound Chinese businesses investing overseas.
Mr. Ho holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis in international relations from the University of Southern California.
Landsea Group, founded in 2001 and noted as one of the top 100 real estate companies in China, has expanded dramatically from its origins in mainland China to Germany and the United States, bringing an unparalleled combination of progressive vision, eco-efficient style and technologically advanced innovation to the residential marketplace. Landsea is leading the market in environmentally conscious real estate development and operations and is at the forefront of the sustainable building industry. With more than 50 on-going projects covering a total development area of over 91 million square feet, the company’s total assets reached $4.4 billion in 2014. Unique for a developer, Landsea Group’s green technology is supported by its Germany based research and development operation, architecture design center, and green construction technology company and owns 150 patents in construction technology that is incorporated into their developments. In the United States, Landsea is currently developing communities, including; a luxury high-rise set along the banks of the Hudson River with spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline in Weehawken, New Jersey, Pierce Boston, a striking 30-story mixed-use residential tower in the Fenway Neighborhood of Boston, MA, Kingswood, 109 beautifully designed townhomes in Dublin, California, and The Westerly, an exciting new community with three new home neighborhoods in Simi Valley, California.