Mr. Blake S. Fogel
2nd Generation Family Member, President, Fogel Real Estate
Blake S. Fogel is the founder & chairman of BSF family office as well as the Fogel companies, including Fogel Real Estate, Corp. & Fogel Development, LLC. Mr. Fogel is a seasoned real estate professional with over 15 years of experience acquiring, managing, developing, owning and selling real estate nationally and internationally.
Mr. Fogel established Fogel Real Estate to focus on local real estate opportunities, with a focus on the Westside of Los Angeles County. In addition to its development work, Fogel Real Estate has brokered several hundred million dollars in real estate leasing and sales transactions over the past few years, and repositioned 5 properties for owners on a fee basis. Mr. Fogel recently completed the retrofitting and development of a special use space in a high-profile location of Abbot Kinney for one of Southern California’s premier technology companies, as the managing member of the developer and owner of that project. Mr. Fogel is currently working on select hotel and retail projects in the Ocean Front Walk area of Venice, California, along with additional office and retail projects along Abbot Kinney. Projects are in various stages of planning, some of which are currently being readied for governmental submission. Recently, Mr. Fogel has become involved in several international projects that will transform local areas much as his domestic projects are transforming areas along Abbot Kinney. Fogel Real Estate’s Acquisitions are typically fund through a combination of personal funds, family funds and/or institutional investment funds with which Mr. Fogel has an ongoing relationship.
Mr. Fogel is a member of the Board and Founding President of Open Temple, in Venice, California and of Entrepreneurs Organization, a global association of leading entrepreneurs; and is on the board of trustees of Maharishi University of Management