Jim Bodoia


With over 40 years of experience, Jim Bodoia is a nationally recognized expert on high-density housing and urban place-making. He has been instrumental in developing previous employers’ reputations for quality urban mixed-use projects and larger scale planning projects, and brings that wealth of experience with him to VIA.

Jim is recognized for developing projects that are recognized for efforts in sustainable living and market success. With his residential design expertise accrued through the completion of thousands of units in multi -family and urban mixed use projects, he leads with the ability to switch from designer to conceptual director.

Favorite Project & Why

The Victoria Townhomes on Queen Anne Hill – This was my first project with my previous firm, Bruce Lorig, and I would have to say that it was the perfect blend of an enlightened client, a contractor who understood the meaning of craft, and a response that was timeless in a very historic neighborhood.

Favorite Thing About Your Job

No matter how long you have been doing this, there is always a new challenge.

Favorite Thing to Do

A bike ride to Shilshole Marina on a sunny day.