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Master in Real Estate Development from Harvard University

Cambridge, MA
May 18, 2020

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** ***** ****** **, *********, MA, 02138 +1-917-***-**** EDUCATION

Harvard Graduate School of Design, Master of Real Estate and the Built Environment

• Relevant Courses: Harvard: Real Estate Finance and Development, Advanced Real Estate Finance, Market Analysis and Urban Economics, Real Estate Field Studies in Buenos Aires, and Real Estate Legal View; MIT: Managerial Finance, Project Delivery Methods, and Int’l. Real Estate Transactions

• Activities: – Financial Modeling Workshop and Argus Workshop at the Harvard Business School

– Director of Communications of The Real Estate Development Club Politecnico Di Milano, Bachelor of Architecture

• Activities: – Urban Regeneration Workshop: worked with the municipality of Milan to propose and design

…. a MasterkPlan for the reopening of the Navigli River, a major river covered by a highway.

.– Start-up Workshop in Saint Petersburg, Russia: prepared a business plan for a start-up, acquired

leadership skills, and had trainings and lectures from business experts. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Urbane Development, Development Associate

• Review and evaluate market-rate and affordable housing development opportunities.

• Underwrite and execute on developments in the greater New York (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx,

• Long Assisted Island, in the and investment Essex County and development NJ). process for a 14K community facility in BedStuy, NY and a mixed-used residential and community facility for a local organization in Harlem, NY:

- Conducted comprehensive market analyses, including compiling and synthesizing comparable property information, existing conditions, and the needs of the neighborhoods.

- Prepared investment proposals and financial proformas.

- Reviewed schematic designs and floor plans.

- Surveyed organizations to be potential partners for the community facility spaces.

• Supported the preparation of a rezoning proposal and analysis to determine economic development opportunities and concepts tied to a potential innovation hub in West Palm Beach, Fl. Halpern Real Estate Ventures, Acquisitions and Development Intern

• Researched and assisted in the acquisitions and development process in Opportunity Zones:

- Prepared market information and comparables for multi-family and office projects in 3 US markets.

- Helped format and put together an equity pitch book and reviewed schematic designs and floor plans for a 105,000 SF multi-family project in Mamaroneck, NY.

• Toured potential acquisition sites and competitor products in Yonkers, NY.

• Researched and prepared website marketing material about Opportunity Zone funds. HOK, Intern

• Prepared a market and trend analysis database and presentation for multi-family buildings and condominiums in Washington DC and New York City.

• Conceptualized a master plan for Buzzard Point area in DC to develop a 1.5 million SF, mixed-use project for a major local real estate company and developer.

- Incorporated existing zoning and planning requirements into the design of the buildings.

- Prepared renderings for the different buildings.

- Prepared and formatted the Master Plan's presentation booklet.

• Assisted in the development of construction documents for a 250,000 SF office building in DC developed by a major local real estate company.


Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Native), Italian (Intermediate), and French (Proficient). Software Skills: Financial Modeling in Excel, Argus, Microsoft Office, Autocad, and Adobe Creative Suite. Extracurricular: Worked on a mixed-use project with the Argentinian municipality to develop a 74-acre innovation hub with luxury housing, hotels, retail, office space, and school facilities. Miscellaneous: US citizen, lived in USA, Canada, Italy, and Lebanon. Cambridge, USA

May 2020


Milan, Italy

Sept. 2017


Mar. 2017

New York, USA

June 2019 – Apr.


New York, USA

Jan. 2019

Washington DC,


Aug. – Oct. 2016

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