B.J. Laterveer

Director of Multi-Family Housing Studio

In a career that has spanned almost 20 years, B.J. Laterveer has designed large scale high-rise vertical mixed-use projects to the smallest of single use commercial spaces. Through this diverse array of projects, he has created buildings of all imaginable scopes and construction types, and those that have been truly unique and transformative to their surrounding environment. B.J.’s experiences have equipped him with a sought after skill set that is crucial in today’s ever-changing mixed-use environment.

Dynamic and determined, B.J. strives to serve his clients in a way that is truly unique to the design industry. His passion is the process of bringing another person’s imagination to reality. With creativity and constant communication along the way, B.J. leads his teams to physically create each client’s unique vision and endeavors to surpass their expectations. To him, success is learning all about a client and creating something remarkable through a crafted design journey. When the project vision has been constructed and is ready for move-in, and the client is already thinking about its next project with Wakefield Beasley, B.J. knows he has reached his goal.

B.J. has cultivated a studio of talented professionals dedicated to the service of Wakefield Beasley’s multi-family housing clients. Under his leadership, his innovative design teams develop architecture to compete in this unique project type’s needs. Together they have created some signature projects: the award winning Lane Parke in Mountain Brook, Alabama; the mixed use development at The Battery Atlanta at Suntrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta Braves; and the twenty story residential tower at Wade Park in Frisco, Texas.

As the Director of the Multi-Family Housing Studio at Wakefield Beasley, B.J. helps clients develop a product that provides the highest possible yield and the best use of the owners’ site, while achieving long term success in the specific markets. He is inspired by creativity and clients who expect the very best as their standard, and he is always committed to delivering the very best design solutions.


Bachelor of Design Studies
Clemson University

Bachelor of Architecture
Southern Polytechnic State University

Memberships & Affiliations:

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Member, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)


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