Assistant Development Manager
Mika Gross is an Assistant Development Manager at Samuels & Associates, where she provides support throughout the development process from a project’s inception to delivery, including permitting, design, construction and leasing.Mika’s love for real estate grew out of a passion for architecture and her fascination with how people act with and within a space. “I believe that the built environment can enhance communities both socially and economically while celebrating local culture and history,” she says. “I enjoy considering what creates a neighborhood’s vibe, why people find successful spaces enticing, and how we can create communities to make people feel and behave in a certain way.”
Mika obtained her bachelor’s degree from Brown University in 2017, where she double majored in Business Economics and the History of Art and Architecture. Mika was active in student life as a member of Brown’s varsity fencing team and as the founder and president of Brown Students in Real Estate.
An avid traveler and food lover, Mika enjoys exploring new places and learning about new cultures. In her free time, she mentors undergraduate students with an interest in real estate, volunteers with United Way, and serves as a board member of the Brown Club of Boston.
Mika is a member of CREW Boston and the recipient of the 2016 CREW Educational Foundation Scholarship.She is also a certified LEED Green Associate.