Benjamin P Cien

Benjamin has saved millions of dollars for dozens of clients while delivering executive consulting in large commercial real estate development. He is best known for life-style and design driven sensitivity by providing site and program feasibility, financial modeling, marketing analysis, and owner representation for environmentally responsible and future-proof development and redevelopment. He specializes in mix-use properties involving branded hotels and multi-family residential, delivering a broad and strategic expertise in real estate investment and development in the Los Angeles market.

Benjamin maintains his California Architectural license and carries over 30 years of professional experience including Project Management; Hospitality Property Improvements; Construction Management & Over site; Site & Program Feasibility; Entitlements; Client and Brand Management; Budgeting, Scheduling, Financial Analysis and Proformas, Contract Drafting & Management; Professional team assembly, management, coordination, and facilitation; and Robotic/Automated parking solutions.


Feasibility, Program & Proforma Studies: New 72 Residential Units, Pasadena, CA. (Playhouse District).

Feasibility, Program & Proforma Studies: New 1200 Key Hotel, DT Los Angeles, CA. (Blain St.).

Feasibility, Program & Proforma Studies: New 250 Key Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA. (Camden St.).

Feasibility, Program & Proforma Studies: Adaptive Re-Use: Church to Hotel/Event Center, Pasadena, CA.

Feasibility, Program & Proforma Study: Adaptive Re-Use Hotel 219 keys, DT Los Angeles, (Spring Street)

Feasibility, Program & Proforma Studies: Adaptive Re-Use Hotel 185 keys, DT Los Angeles (Comm. Exchange)

Feasibility & Program Studies: Adaptive Re-Use Office to Hotel Conversion 285 keys, Los Angeles

Marketing Analysis: New Mixed-Use Luxury Hotel and Multi-family Development, Pasadena (Adjacent), CA Feasibility, Program & Studies: New 1300 space Automated Parking Garage, Milpitas, CA.

Engineering & Consultant: New Automated Parking Garage, The Arts Club, West Hollywood, CA.

Project Management: Renovation of Existing Commercial Bldg. to Net Zero, Playa Vista, CA.

Project Management & Construction Oversite: New 134 Space Automated Parking Garage, Wichita, KS.

Project Management: Echo & Rig Steakhouse in New Build Kimpton Hotel, Sacramento, CA.