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The Ritz-Carlton Houston Hotel

Owner representative and asset management of facility, prior to its re-flagging as a St. Regis hotel.   Responsibilities included oversight of hotel management company, including capital improvement programs.  On behalf of the family office of Newfield Enterprises International (NEI), itself owned the Ibrahim brothers:  HES’ Abdulaziz, Khaled, and Waleed bin Ibrahim Al Ibrahim.

 

 

 

Silverbird Group

Management of Silverbird Mall portfolio, special events, and human resources, while an executive with the Silverbird Group.

 

Shaw Village Shopping Center

A+O Properties, Inc. (Los Angeles)  |  Owner representative and property manager, including leasing responsibilities, for community shopping center in Clovis, California.

 

Real estate consultation included prospective re-positioning and redevelopment of this major power center and community shopping mall, currently by national credit tenants such as Hometown Buffet and Big Lots. Shaw Village Shopping Center is an 80,518 sq. ft. community shopping mall anchored with quality national and local tenants. Shaw Village is situated in Fresno/Clovis, part of California’s fast-growing Central Valley.

 

Work performed while engaged as property manager, leasing, and lease administration manager for this community shopping center.

 

Shaw Village is located at the signalized intersection of W. Shaw Avenue and Peach Avenue. Shaw Avenue is the area’s predominate retail corridor that is home to scores of national, regional, and local merchants and restaurant operators. For Tarzana Plaza Ltd.

 

Marina Beach Shopping Center

Master plan and business plan, and ongoing asset management, for conversion of marina holdings in Marina del Rey into an in-region destination resort.

 

Work effort included strategic marketing considerations in formulating “big ideas” for the multi-property resort. Master plan was then processed and approved by the California Coastal Commission. The Marina Beach Shopping Center was part of the portfolio.

 

Fishermans Village Retail Center

Real Property Management, Inc., Newfield Enterprises International  |  Owner representation, leasing, and asset management.  Asset management, lease administration, and retail store leasing for this well-known Los Angeles retail center, at the water’s edge in Marina del Rey, included direction of property management activities, tenant leasing, marketing and promotions. Also included direction of capital improvements at the center including preparation of tenant spaces for move-in.

 

Seralago Destination Resort

Floribra USA – Newfield Enterprises International  |  Owner representative for design, development, and operation of the master sewer, water, storm drainage infrastructure for Seralago resort, along with development of the resort’s first phase, Falcon’s Fire Golf Club.  All development pads for future building were also prepped as part of the first phase development.   On behalf of the family office of Newfield Enterprises International (NEI), itself owned the Ibrahim brothers:  HES’ Abdulaziz, Khaled, and Waleed bin Ibrahim Al Ibrahim.

 

 

Schaumburg Marriott

Representing partner in this 50/50 joint venture, provided partner (owner) representation and asset management of this prominent suburban Chicago hotel, situated within.

 

The hotel facility, as well as Woodfield Corporate Center, are situated adjacent to Woodfield Mall, a prominent Chicago suburban regional shopping center. The Village of Schaumburg, Illinois has grown to become the retail commercial hub of the northwest suburbs. The village is home to Medieval Times, Spring Valley Nature Sanctuary, and many restaurants and hotels. Schaumburg is also the location of more than 13 million square feet of industrial space occupying over 1,600 acres of land.

 

The Irvine Company – Hotel Portfolio

Acted as corporate asset manager to the company’s portfolio of owned / managed hotel properties, and hotel ground leases.

 

As part of Business Planning Dept. role, oversight of hotel division operation for purpose of asset management and corporate Board operational results reporting.

 

Properties under asset management included the Four Seasons Newport Beach (now The Island Hotel Newport Beach) and the Irvine Hilton (now Hyatt), as well as a portfolio ground leases related to additional commercial lodging and resort facilities.

 

The Irvine Company hotel portfolio, including ground lease interests, is part of a century-old, privately held company based in Orange County, California, and specializing in real estate development. The company is best known in Orange County as the developer of master-planned communities and quality commercial office, retail, and industrial properties throughout California. The Irvine Company grew out of the 185 square mile ranch founded by James Irvine and two other partners in 1864 from Mexican and Spanish land grants. The ranch at one time covered well over a fifth of Orange County, California.

 

 

Universal CityWalk Orlando

Facility design review and alternative “big idea” recommendations, prior to construction of this themed retail-entertainment facility.

 

Banning Lewis Ranch Acquisition

Acquisition and property management of master-planned landholding on behalf of a major offshore investor client, Banning-Lewis Ranch was purchased from the Resolution Trust Corp. for $18.5 million. The property had been assembled, acquired, and held for development by well-known Colorado entrepreneur Frank Aries, through more than $200 million in investment in infrastructure and land purchases. The property was re-sold several years later for $60 million.

 

Banning-Lewis Ranch is a highly strategic landholding, existing essentially as the entire direction of growth for metropolitan Colorado Springs, encompassing more than 20 square miles along the city’s eastern edge.