Ava Bromberg

President and CEO
Creative Urban Solutions, Inc.

Ava Bromberg is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Creative Urban Solutions, Inc., a strategic advisory and development firm helping property owners, public agencies and communities plan and deliver places people love since 2010.  A forward-thinking real estate executive, Ava brings two decades of experience adding value to real estate and neighborhoods through a deep understanding of the creative economy, community building, and cultural trends.  She leads complex, multi-stakeholder projects from pre-concept through entitlement, delivery and operations. Her major projects in Los Angeles include Atwater Crossing, a 100K SF Arts & Innovation Complex in Atwater Village and The Reef: A Creative Habitat, an 860K SF creative habitat near Downtown Los Angeles, both developed for private equity group Kanon Ventures.  Ava also led the strategy and execution of the place, community and social infrastructure components of Downtown West, Google’s 80-acre mixed-use entitlement surrounding San José’s Diridon Station where she delivered a community engagement and benefits strategy that resulted in unanimous City Council approval in May 2021. Current clients include Metro, the County of Los Angeles and Inclusive Action for the City. Ava has a Masters in Urban Planning from UCLA where she is also a PhD candidate. She received her B.A. in Asian Studies and Studio Art from Hamilton College. She is a Senior Fellow at the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab.