David Kanne

David oversees and leads all of LV Collective’s endeavors. He possesses a unique ability to create and inspire forward-thinking design and innovation, incorporating a keen understanding of complex capital structures combined with a knowledge of how to practically execute a timely and cost-effective construction project and bring the concept into existence. His leadership and direction of the company, paired with a heart for the success of everyone involved, has curated a unique environment in which team members thrive and enjoy collaboration while deftly producing cutting-edge projects with unmatched market appeal.

David founded LV Collective in 2012 with the vision and passion to help shape the future of Austin’s real estate landscape. Since its inception, the company has acquired, developed and managed student housing, multi-family, creative office, residential, retail, restaurant, mixed-use and office assets valued in excess of $6 billion. LV Collective primarily employs value-add and opportunistic strategies to generate above-average, risk-adjusted returns for its investors. The company’s expertise spans ground-up development, adaptive reuse, value-add acquisitions and strategic re-positioning projects. LV’s structure as a privately held company allows for flexibility to underwrite and execute deals of all asset types, sizes and structures in order to secure the best opportunities in the market.

David is very involved in several neighborhood groups such as University Area Partners and The Central Austin Neighborhood Planning Advisory Committee, as well as local and national organizations such as The Real Council of Austin, ULI, and NMHC. David graduated with distinction from the University of Nebraska at Omaha where he received his B.S. in Construction Engineering. David is married to his wife, Lauren, and they reside in Central Austin with their two children.