Kenneth Ho is the Founder and President of KHO Consulting, LLC. Kenneth has utilized his more than 13 years of experience in real estate investing, development and planning to help public and private sector clients understand the risks, feasibility and implementation strategies associated with their real estate assets. With a background in urban planning and real estate finance, Kenneth is equally comfortable in quantitative and qualitative environments and specializes in developing unique public policy or financial structures to achieve desired project outcomes.
Prior to KHO, Kenneth was a Development Manager at Trammell Crow Company (TCC). At TCC, Kenneth sourced and underwrote new office, industrial and multifamily development deals. Prior to TCC, Kenneth was a Principal at REGen, LLC a full-service real estate development and advisory firm and a Vice President with Cherokee Investment Partners, LLC, a private equity firm with more than $2 billion under management specializing in brownfield redevelopment. At Cherokee, Kenneth managed projects across North America ranging from contaminated industrial land to market rate and affordable housing, mixed-use, retail, commercial and institutional uses. Kenneth utilized his development and planning background to underwrite more than $200 million worth of equity investments throughout North America.
Kenneth also managed a portfolio of existing assets for which he was responsible for securing public and private financing, leasing, dispositions and day-to-day property management. In this capacity, he managed public/private partnerships, stakeholder engagement, investor relations and entitlements on behalf of the fund. Projects included a portfolio of industrial assets throughout North America, the redevelopment of the Gates Rubber Plant, a 50-acre transit oriented development that secured $126 million in public financing, and the redevelopment of the Children’s Hospital, a 14-acre urban infill development just outside of Downtown Denver.
Prior to Cherokee, Kenneth was a senior associate at Moore, Iacofano, Goltsman, Inc. (MIG) in the San Francisco Bay Area. At MIG, Kenneth applied his skill as a facilitator to develop consensus-based, downtown revitalization plans for the cities of Alameda and Fremont in California. Kenneth also provided strategic consulting advice to the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Stanford University and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission among others.
Kenneth received his BA from Stanford University, a Masters of Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a Weiss Urban Livability Fellow, and an MBA with a concentration in Real Estate from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC where he was a Trammell Crow Residential Fellow.
Kenneth is Vice Chair of the City of Denver’s Planning Board and a graduate of Leadership Denver, Class of 2006. He also serves on the ULI-Colorado Executive Committee and is active in a number of non-profits in Denver. Kenneth lives in Denver with his wife and two sons.