As Executive Vice President of Design for Related California, Phoebe Yee leads the architecture and interior design for all market rate and mixed-income residential developments throughout California. She is responsible for the creative oversight and management of the planning, design, and engineering of every market rate development, from concept and delivery to building opening. Her direct involvement in all aspects of the building process includes directing architects, interior designers, and engineers through each phase of construction to ensure that the completed work is true to the project’s design intent. Yee is the conduit with sales/leasing and marketing, operations, and development executives, assuring informed design, constantly evolving processes, and seamless execution.
A registered architect and former vice president at international design firm, HKS Architects, Yee holds a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles and a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. Yee serves on the Boards of Trustees for SCI-Arc (Southern California Institute of Architecture), and the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and has been an invited speaker at AIA conferences, Urban Land Institute events, and housing symposium panels.