Laura Whelan

Laura Whelan

Corporate Managing Director
Savills Studley - Los Angeles (Downtown)
+1 213 553 3883

Professional Expertise

Laura Whelan is Senior Managing Director and leads the Savills Studley’s Project Management Services group for the Greater Los Angeles region.  She has more than 17 years of industry experience in project management and real estate development. Her leadership has enabled her to develop a diverse portfolio of projects, such as high-end tenant improvements, urban redevelopment and mixed-use commercial projects throughout Los Angeles.

Laura is responsible for all aspects of the project management process including establishing building evaluation programs during site selection, assessing client tenant requirements, and identifying the most optimum building to satisfy those requirements. Laura’s expertise and hands on approach, allows her Clients to rely on her strong analytical and strategic abilities to ensure timely and successful completion of all projects. 

Laura recently completed a 90,000 square foot tenant improvement relocation project for Guthy|Renker and a 45,000 square foot manufacturing facility for Kite Pharma in El Segundo. 

Activities & Achievements

Laura is actively involved in a mentoring program for at-risk youth in Hollywood. She is an ongoing advocate for green building as evidenced by her LEED certification of Karl Storz.


Laura received a Bachelor of Arts in economics from The University of Virginia.

Transaction Volume

2,000,000 SF

Broker License


Corporate License


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