As Consultant with Waronzof, Mr. Gross’ practice emphasizes strategic consulting
in the fields of economic development and complex real estate valuation, linking
property-level economic performance with the economic effects of local land use
Mr. Gross’ strategic economic development assignments include a broad scope of feasibility
studies and performance assessments, ranging from the evaluation of the World Bank’s
Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative in Uganda to a performance assessment
for the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency that quantified the “catalytic” impact of
redevelopment projects on local real estate markets.
While at Waronzof, Mr. Gross has had the opportunity to work on a wide range of
complex valuation engagements, including portfolio valuation, tax appeal, right-of-way,
and economic damage assignments. Product types include office, industrial, commercial
mixed use, commercial land and residential land.
Prior to joining Waronzof Associates, Mr. Gross obtained masters degrees in both
Business Administration (UC Irvine) and Urban Planning (UC Los Angeles).
Prior experience includes two years of construction cost estimating for Rudolph
and Sletten, Inc. a General Contractor specializing in high-tech and biomedical
construction; and consulting duties with TRC Solutions, a turnkey environmental
In fall of 2004, Waronzof embarked on an initiative to better serve clients who
practice or invest in sustainable development projects and services; recent projects
include an evaluation of green building financial characteristics on behalf of an
institutional investor. Mr. Gross is an accredited professional for the United States
Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.