Steve Edwards, LEED AP, is an experienced real estate executive with a 15-year background in developing, redeveloping, repositioning, and managing commercial real estate assets.  Steve leads and is a partner in Ensemble’s multiple Santa Clara projects, directing the district’s vision, development, and placemaking for 1,400 units and 100,000 sf of retail/creative use space. He also oversees lifestyle elements of other projects, including the development of a boutique hotel and mixed-use project on Abbot Kinney in Venice, CA along with other mixed-use, creative office, specialized food & beverage, and public spaces at REthink Development. Previously, Steve worked on over $500MM+ of LEED Silver through Platinum real estate development projects including hotels, creative office, restaurants with creative office above, and other award winning mixed use projects. He also advised real estate owners on development and green building projects for customers such as Disney, US Army, FedEx, Strategic Hotels, LA Community College District, and more.



Steve’s role at Ensemble is to employ his experience in placemaking and lifestyle development by working with designers to create sustainable public spaces that enhance livability, foster economic revitalization and social equity, and are more connected and vibrant.



Bachelor of Science, Entrepreneurship and Business Management, University of Colorado at Boulder; Cum Laude

Bachelor of Science, Molecular, Cellular & Development Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder



In his spare time, you can find Steve surfing, big mountain skiing, or enjoying some craft beer.