ICSC Western

We are excited to attend ICSC Western in San Diego this week, October 25 – 27.

Connect With Our Team

Mitra Esfandiari


Mitra Esfandiari, AIA is a collaborative leader of award-winning place making projects for retail, mixed-use, wellness and entertainment developments. Mitra became the firm’s first female principal in 2010 and serves at the highest level, on the Board of Directors and as the Chair of the Racial Equity Diversity and Inclusion committee.

Sean Slater, AIA

Senior Principal

Sean Slater is principal in charge of RDC’s San Diego office where he is principal-in-charge of several high profile projects. He is a leader of the firm’s Placemaking group, collaborating firmwide with architects, planners and interior designers on mixed-use development. Sean joined RDC in 2016 after spending over twenty years practicing architecture in Berkeley, Atlanta and Austin.

Bob Lisauskas, AIA, LEED AP


Bob is focused on regional and international projects that include master planning, mixed use low rise and high-rise residential towers, workplace, and re-imagining of shopping / entertainment centers. He is currently leading the design for three major mixed-use high-rise multifamily residential developments in Downtown San Diego. Bob is a licensed architect in California, a LEED accredited professional, and an active member of the AIA and the ULI. He has served as a board member of the Silver Lake Urban Design Committee for the past eight years and acts as a student mentor at USC.

Sean Unsell

Senior Studio Director/Associate Principal

Associate Principal Sean Unsell is co-leader of RDC’s retail and grocery work group. Sean joined the firm in 1988, and since that time, has worked exclusively with many major retail tenants including Target, Best Buy, Kohls, Albertsons, and ALDI. Award-winning work under his direction includes Erewhon’s Santa Monica store, the renovation of Brea Marketplace and LEED Gold Certification at Plaza Pacoima. He excels in the ability to adapt national retailers’ brands to site conditions for successful store rollout programs. Sean leads his work group to meet multiple deadlines while upholding quality.

Terry Todd

Senior Studio Director/Associate Principal

Associate Principal Terry Todd is the co-leader of the firm’s retail and grocery store practice area. Terry joined RDC in 1995 and since that time, has focused on architecture and design services for anchor retailers and shopping centers, developing an extensive knowledge and perspective on creating retail that serves the daily needs of local and regional communities. Terry is known for his thoughtful and responsive and approach to client projects. He offers clients in-depth technical knowledge that serves complex urban locations and suburban locations alike.

Maura Schafer

Chief Marketing Officer

As chief marketing officer, Maura is responsible for the firm’s strategic marketing initiatives, serving as a member of the firm’s board of directors and working along with key leaders to provide a comprehensive national marketing, business development and public relations platform for RDC. Maura offers an in-depth perspective gained from working in various sectors of the design and real estate industries.


Mixed Use


San Diego, CA | Mixed Use

San Isidro

Santa Fe, NM | Mixed Use


Del Mar Highlands Town Center

San Diego, CA | Retail

The Skydeck at Del Mar Highlands

San Diego, CA | Retail | Del Mar

Jenni Kayne Home

Brentwood, Santa Monica, CA | Retail

James Perse Malibu House

Malibu, CA | Retail

Fashion Valley

San Diego, CA | Mixed use

Jenni Kayne Home Flagship

SoHo New York, NY | Retail

Jenni Kayne

Marin, CA | Retail



Silverlake, Los Angeles, CA | Grocery


Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA | Grocery


Studio City, Los Angeles, CA | Grocery


Sherman Oaks, CA | Grocery



San Francisco, CA | Fitness


Los Angeles, CA – Culver City | Fitness


San Diego, CA – La Costa, Carlsbad | Fitness