Milan Ratkovich is a Senior Development Manager with The Ratkovich Company. Milan originally joined the company after graduating from UCLA in 1992, and rejoined the company in 2005 after spending nine years in the United States Marine Corps serving as a heavy helicopter pilot and flight instructor.
Milanâ€™s recent projects include the renovation of The Hercules Campus at Playa Vista, a 530,000 square foot project consisting of eleven nationally registered historic landmark buildings incorporating the former Howard Hughes offices and the 330,000 square foot hangar in which the â€śSpruce Gooseâ€ť was built.
Previous projects include The Alhambra where Milan managed the entitlement of 311 for-sale residential units as well as the development of a 50,000 square foot LA Fitness center and accompanying 760 car parking structure. Milan also was the Development Manager at 5900 Wilshire, a 31-story Class A office building located in the Miracle Mile. During his tenure there, 5900 Wilshire was awarded BOMAâ€™s TOBY award.
Currently Milan is the Senior Development Manager of both The Hercules Campus at Playa Vista and The Bloc in Downtown Los Angeles. The Bloc is a mixed use development consisting of 730,000 square feet of office space, 430,000 square feet of retail space and a 496 room Sheraton Grand hotel.
Favorite TRC Project: The Wiltern Theater and accompanying Pellissier Building. Milan was fortunate to see the building prior to its purchase and renovation and was thoroughly amazed at its transformation.
Favorite City: I am torn between two favorites. Los Angeles is home and has it all, while Kailua, HI was home for four wonderful years.
Favorite Cause: Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation. They provide scholarships to children of fallen Marines and federal law enforcement officers.