Matter Real Estate

REAL ESTATE ADVISORY

Client: Cornell Tech

Location: Roosevelt Island

Date of Engagement: 2012 to 2013

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Developed space program, schedule and financial goals
  • Negotiated development agreement with Forest City Ratner to develop office space
  • Negotiated development agreement with Hudson Companies / Related Companies to develop residential space

Client: Cornell Tech

Location: Roosevelt Island

Date of Engagement: 2012 to 2013

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Developed space program, schedule and financial goals
  • Negotiated development agreement with Forest City Ratner to develop office space
  • Negotiated development agreement with Hudson Companies / Related Companies to develop residential space

Client: Teach for America

Location: Manhattan

Date of Engagement: 2013

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Developed capital budget and estimated occupancy costs
  • Established programmatic and site requirements, a realistic project schedule, and reliable financial parameters
  • Negotiated a brokerage agreement with CBRE

Client: Manhattan Country School

Location: Manhattan

Date of Engagement: 2012 to 2013

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Established programmatic and site requirements, a realistic project schedule, and reliable financial parameters
  • Identified, evaluated, and negotiated agreements with highly qualified vendors including CBRE and Gran Kriegel

Client: Manhattan Country School

Location: Manhattan

Date of Engagement: 2012 to 2013

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Established programmatic and site requirements, a realistic project schedule, and reliable financial parameters
  • Identified, evaluated, and negotiated agreements with highly qualified vendors including CBRE and Gran Kriegel

ACQUISITION AND LEASES

Building Size: 104,000 sq. ft.

Location: 424 West 33rd Street, New York

Date of Acquisition: 2012

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Structured a feasible and financeable acquisition
  • Navigated litigation with seller to enforce purchase option
  • Negotiated purchase and sale agreement and managed the closing process

Building Size: 35,000 sq. ft.

Location: 432 Chili Avenue, Rochester, NY

Date of Acquisition: 2014

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Identified an affordable building that met programmatic needs
  • Negotiated agreement with the seller
  • Completed due diligence and design on-time and obtained a construction loan by structuring a financeable project

Building Size: 35,000 sq. ft.

Location: 432 Chili Avenue, Rochester, NY

Date of Acquisition: 2014

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Identified an affordable building that met programmatic needs
  • Negotiated agreement with the seller
  • Completed due diligence and design on-time and obtained a construction loan by structuring a financeable project

Building Size: 68,000 sq. ft.

Location: 85 St Jacob St, Rochester, NY

Date of Acquisition: 2016

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Developed a successful proposal to a competitive City of Rochester RFP marketing the school building
  • Completed due diligence and design on-time and obtained a construction loan by structuring a financeable project

Building Size: 45,000 sq. ft.

Location: 305 Andrews St, Rochester, NY

Date of Acquisition: 2016

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Managed broker to identify an affordable building that met the school’s needs
  • Completed due diligence and design on-time
  • Managed the contractor bidding process and leveled bids

Building Size: 45,000 sq. ft.

Location: 305 Andrews St, Rochester, NY

Date of Acquisition: 2016

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Managed broker to identify an affordable building that met the school’s needs
  • Completed due diligence and design on-time
  • Managed the contractor bidding process and leveled bids

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

School: Leadership Preparatory Bedford Stuyvesant

Location: Brooklyn

Project Timeline: 2014

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Managed the architect and contractor to renovate underutilized space in the building
  • Delivered the project under budget and on-time while delivering space that is functional, safe, and economical

School: Excellence Boys Charter School

Location: Brooklyn

Project Timeline: 2015

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Managed the architect to re-program the building to help two schools share space efficiently
  • Managed architect and contractor to meet budget and schedule requirements
  • Delivered space that is functional, safe, and economical

School: Excellence Boys Charter School

Location: Brooklyn

Project Timeline: 2015

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Managed the architect to re-program the building to help two schools share space efficiently
  • Managed architect and contractor to meet budget and schedule requirements
  • Delivered space that is functional, safe, and economical

School: Kings Elementary School

Location: Brooklyn

Project Timeline: 2017

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Managed architect and contractor to meet budget and schedule requirements
  • Delivered space to open a new school that is functional, safe, and economical

School: Uncommon Leadership Charter High School

Location: Brooklyn

Project Timeline: 2017

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Managed architect and contractor to meet budget and schedule requirements
  • Delivered space to a new school that is functional, safe, and economical

School: Uncommon Leadership Charter High School

Location: Brooklyn

Project Timeline: 2017

Summary of Accomplishments: 

  • Managed architect and contractor to meet budget and schedule requirements
  • Delivered space to a new school that is functional, safe, and economical