Kambiz “Kam” Babaoff trained in civil engineering, then embarked upon the practical application of science through a number of Los Angeles area hotel development and repositioning projects. Kam’s first development and renovation efforts in the early 1980s included Santa Monica’s Holiday Inn and Bayview Plaza, the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and the Ramada Renaissance Hotel in Agoura Hills. Both an engineer and an entrepreneur, he formed Ensemble with the other partners of the company to capitalize on their complementary skillsets.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Kam continues to spearhead Ensemble’s non-healthcare investment projects. Based in the Long Beach office, he has overseen the development or acquisition of several million square feet of hotel, multifamily and high-density office space for the company including the Long Beach World Trade Center office complex and the 400-room Hilton Hotel and Conference Center. He has developed a reputation for both skilled, diligent responsiveness and innovative thinking. Kam remains dedicated to the cultivation of community-based arts and culture. He is an ongoing supporter of several California municipalities, including the City of Long Beach.
Serves on the Board of Directors of a number of non-profit educational and religious organizations.
JUST FOR KICKS
In his free time, Kam enjoys playing polo with his family and friends.