Yvonne Arena

Yvonne Arena

Work History

Work History
May 2007 - Dec 2008

Director of Residential Design

Las Vegas Sands The Venetian Palazzo

Developed and implemented corporate high end luxury residential standards within integrated resorts both in the United States and in China.  Building areas ranged from seven hundred thousand square feet to over one million square feet with total construction costs of over three billion US dollars.  Managed large scale complex projects.  Directed the complete contingent of design and development professionals.

Jun 2005 - Apr 2007

Owner

Yvonne Arena, AIA

Masterplanning, programming, analysis and design of multifamily senior housing, custom home additions and renovations.  Consulting design services to individuals, architectural and development firms.

Sep 1993 - Jun 2005

Development Director/Director of Development Standards

Resposible for coordinating the activities of Architects, Engineers, Facility stakeholders and Construction contractors of projects totaling $200 million to $362 million each.  Interviewed, short listed and selected regional AE consultant teams.  Wrote zoning applications, met with regulatory agencies for site acquisitions and development of parcels from 83 to 150 acres.  Managed projects from master plan thru post occupancy.  Created corporate development standards which took the company from one facility to fifteen located in nine states each with one million to three million square feet of buildings.

Education

Education
1977 - 1981

BS

Georgia Institute of Technology

Senior Year Study Ecole des Beaux Arts Paris France

Skills

Skills

Design

Programming

Project Management

Masterplanning

Certifications

Certifications

LEED AP

USGBC

Licensed Architect

District of Columbia