Luis started at Unico in early 2020 as Vice President of Development, bringing with him decades of experience in the built environment. As a Senior Development Manager, he has several years of commercial development experience in two major markets; Southern California and the Seattle Region. Luis is a graduate of the University of Philippines with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, he then completed the course work towards a Masters in Structural Engineering from the same University. He immigrated to the United States and has since been active in both the Los Angeles and Seattle real estate markets with involvement in over 8 million sf of public and commercial real estate including commercial office buildings, condominiums, luxury multi-family apartment buildings, schools and libraries. Luis is passionate about developing buildings that add value to the people that use them, that is the motivation behind his desire to introduce smart building concepts to buildings he develops.
All Sessions by Luis Adan
Building the Business Case for Smart Building Investments
Creating the ability for smart building operations requires an investment in hardware, software, and workforce skill development. Like any other commitment of capital, these investments must make business sense. Traditional methods for simply valuing energy cost reductions do not fully capture the value stream from smart buildings. This session will bring together on-the-ground expertise from building owner/managers, product and service providers, and cybersecurity specialists to discuss how value from employee productivity, recruitment and retention, cybersecurity, and operational cost reductions drive an improved return on investment analysis of smart building strategies. The “chain of custody” for making critical investment decisions is complicated. Learn more about who must be convinced in this complex decision tree for smart investments.