Case Studies

  • Need

    Urbanis Advisors was commissioned by one of the largest development companies in the US to complete the interiors of a residential building in West Palm Beach, Florida that incurred major design issues. The developer wanted to adjust the vision of the project and brought Urbanis Advisors onboard to solve this problem.

    Result

    Urbanis Advisors presented an innovative plan that included interior design, furniture design and procurement, art creation and installation. Urbanis Advisors delivered an exceptional product on time and on budget.

  • Need

    Downtown Miami landowner wanted to unlock the value of his vacant property and had no clear vision as to how to address it.

    Result

    Urbanis Advisors identified the opportunity for a residential building on the site and introduced the right development partner. A joint venture was created, and now Centro is the first of many projects in the pipeline for the developer and landowner.

  • Need

    Hollywood, Florida landowners retained Urbanis Advisors to raise capital for the development of Hollywood Circle, which had been at a standstill since 2008 due to the recession.

    Result

    Through Urbanis Advisor's analysis, the company concluded the US Government's immigration through investment program, known as EB-5, was a viable path to raise capital. As such, a Regional Center was established to qualify the project under US Government guidelines. Because of its thoughtful and analytical approach, Urbanis Advisors was able to expand its scope to include project management that encompassed completing entitlements, negotiating with national tenants and obtaining government incentives. $120 Million was raised through these efforts.

  • Al-Saleh

    Need

    A prominent family in Kuwait had a real estate portfolio valued at $180 Million, but had no viable expansion plan. The family approached Urbanis Advisors for guidance.

    Result

    Urbanis Advisors devised a development strategy for the family's portfolio, which resulted in the planning and construction of multiple residential buildings and a large-scale development in Kuwait City, thereby increasing the portfolio's value to $500 Million.

  • Need

    Residents voiced a need to address public improvements within the island.

    Result

    A Master Plan for Park View Island was created. After receiving public and city feedback, Urbanis Advisors led the effort to conduct a charrette (public workshop) to bring parties together and finalize a master plan to address their needs. This was a collaboration between the City of Miami Beach, residents of Park View Island and University of Miami School of Architecture.