Founder, FIX Impact Development
Shannon Loew is an entrepreneur in real estate and design who utilizes place and development to have positive social impact on how we grow and live. He has created sustainable supply chain systems for global fisheries and the mining industry, designed new formats for grocery retail, and written economic development and land-use policy for cities. In 2008 at the height of the financial crisis, he founded FIX, a Seattle-based strategic real estate consulting company that solves complex urban problems with systems solutions, utilizing human-centered design. Clients have ranged from global real estate funds to bespoke local developers, cities, and public agencies. He has prior careers in communications and as an architect, working in Europe, Africa, and nationally with IDEO, Nike, IBM, McKinsey, and the City of San Francisco. His latest company is Hatchback Cottages, a new housing venture that provides homeowners with a turn-key solution for backyard cottages. Shannon is committed to civic engagement, having chaired the Seattle Design Commission and as a member of Leadership Tomorrow’s Curriculum Committee.