Mr. Abbas's real estate experience spans across various specialties. As Vice President of the Related Group's International arm, Related International, he led operations in Panama, Colombia, and Argentina, which included the development of mix-use projects valued at an excess of $750M.
His international experience extends to the Middle East where Mr. Abbas launched a privately owned real estate development company in Kuwait and grew its portfolio of $180M to more than $500M in assets and pipeline projects. His development strengths are complemented by his previous experiences in architecture and town planning gained by working at world-renowned Duany Plater-Zyberk (DPZ) Architects and Town Planners.
Mr. Abbas is an adjunct professor at University of Miami Real Estate Development + Urbanism program where he teaches Entrepreneurship in Real Estate. He also sat on the Miami Beach Affordable Housing Advisory Committee.