Burien Hosts Developer's Forum

Panel will Discuss Development Challenges and Opportunities in Burien
Posted on 06/10/2020
Burien Developer's Forum.

Updated June 10, 2020

On June 4, 2020 the City of Burien hosted a panel discussion with local development professionals to discuss development issues in Burien. TThe discussion was open to the public, and was livestreamed via Zoom. Panelists discussed the general development climate and market in Burien, permitting and zoning issues, and how to increase affordability in new housing.
Panelists included:

  • Alexis Chartouni, principal of Finem Investment and Development who created Burien’s Merrill Gardens and the Maverick Apartments;
  • Todd McKittrick, owner of Millennial Buildings, a residential development company in Burien and surrounding communities;
  • Javier Morales, president of Morales Properties and Investments, who develops residential land throughout the region;
  • Han Phan, owner of PBG, a Seatac-based engineering and development firm with extensive experience developing in Burien; and
  • Jeremy Rene, owner of a full-service architectural firm and designer of residential and mixed-use projects throughout the Puget Sound area.

View a recording of the panel discussion.