Ron Izumita is founder and a senior designer of ima. His 40-year career spans nearly every segment real estate development including landscape master planning and design solutions for resorts, theme parks, new communities, commercial, residential, retail, entertainment and mixed-use development.
The American Society of Landscape Architects, recognizing his exceptional design skills and contributions to his art, bestowed him with a Fellowship designation in 1990. He has been a member of ULI since 1973 and most recently served as Chairman on the ULI Technical Advisory Panel for the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center; has served on the Sustainable Development Council and the Recreational Development Council in past years.
All clients benefit from Izumita’s expertise and experience. A consummate professional, he reviews projects from design, problem solving and programming points of view, drawing on his experience in research and project design. He works closely with senior staff to set the artistic vision for each project. His hands on participation in the design process and personal client interaction enable him to analyze, capture and enhance the client’s vision for a particular project. Many of ima’s most prestigious clients have worked with Izumita on multiple projects through the years and are continually awarding the firm new assignments.