Daniel Tellalian

All Fellows

Our Fellows

Daniel Tellalian

1998 Global Fellow
Founder of Urban Analysis Project (UAP)

Daniel Tellalian 1998 Global Fellow

Summary 

The primary mission of the Urban Analysis Project (UAP)(no longer operational) is to catalyze urban infrastructure development by linking community interests and real estate developers. UAP brings community vision to experienced developers by producing site analyses and real estate proposals that make the case for new investment. Specifically, UAP makes proposals for potential industrial, office, retail, and residential developments in the Los Angeles Empowerment Zone -- roughly South Central and East LA. By conducting and presenting the same due diligence that real estate developers rely on, UAP hopes to shatter the perception that neglected low-income communities cannot be developed successfully. UAP believes superior market, legal, and financial analysis proves otherwise. By providing free pre-development consulting, UAP eliminates one of the barriers to community-based development.

Experience 

Daniel Tellalian is managing partner of Avivar Capital, a US-based SEC-registered impact investment advisory firm headquartered in Los Angeles.  He is an economic development expert with two decades of experience in the financial services and food retailing sectors, focusing on investments in low-income communities.  He is a founding board member of the Center for Place-based Initiatives, the Los Angeles River Revitalization Corporation, and the Los Angeles Food Policy Council.  Daniel is also a licensed California attorney and CPA.

Learn More
More Like This

Bold Idea and summary information may only be accurate as of the awarding of the Fellowship. Echoing Green attempts to maintain current Experience information, but for their most recent status it may be best to contact the Fellow directly.

More Fellows
Momo Akade GigaBryte
Veena Ramanna Madhukar IndiaGoverns
Oona Chatterjee Make the Road By Walking
Muhammad Zidani Duroos
Zoe Wong Cerplus
Deborah Ahenkorah Golden Baobab