Brian Cornelius

Senior Vice President, Design and Construction



About Brian

Brian Cornelius heads construction and design for Alliant Communities. Brian spent 13 years with Los Angeles Developer Rick Caruso, managing the development of high-profile commercial mixed-use projects including The Grove in LA and The Americana at Brand in Glendale, CA. Brian Cornelius has extensive design team management, including deep experience in architectural design, building engineering, construction management, entitlement and permitting processes, development accounting, value-engineering, and contract negotiations successfully completing over six million square feet of hospitality, commercial and residential projects valued at over $3 billion during his 30-year career in real estate. Brian graduated magna cum laude from Yale College, and earned a master’s degree in architecture from Rice University. He holds an architecture license in the State of Ohio.