Investment Project Services

ERE Properties uniquely offers a full-service project development division that will take care of all your needs, from assisting with site selection, architecture, and leasing to financing. Our experience has afforded us phenomenal contacts in all areas of development, so we can easily work with owners, sellers or developers. Alton Smith, a partner in our development group, has in-depth knowledge of the entire process. He is a CPA, has prior experience as a CFO at Furrs on the national level, and has SEC experience. Our in-depth knowledge will help you maximize your investments. Our development strengths are well known; from feasibility and planning to execution of the plan, we are experienced in coordinating the following services:

Feasibility

We coordinate feasibility studies and will work with you in site selections and planning land assembly, and will provide guidance through entitlement. Specifically, site selection includes owner structuring, land acquisition, land use planning and municipal and other approvals.

Planning

All aspects of planning are considered, so that your investment brings you return.

We help you coordinate projects from site analysis, master planning and architectural design to engineering, which includes civil engineering and M.E.P. engineering. Other services include landscape design, space planning, programming, and interior design.

Execution and Financing

Our construction management experience extends to contractor qualification and selection, cost projections and budgeting, bid administration, value engineering, applications for payment, change orders, construction document administration and tenant finish-out coordination.

An important aspect of the execution is having all your financing in place. We are versed in cash flow analysis, loan request packages, financing options and terms, debt/equity ownership structuring, construction financing, permanent mortgage financing, and terms and funding negotiations. Our financial contacts can help you raise capital. We also work with your legal counsel on the legal aspects of the transaction. Our services extend to coordination of legal document preparation, ownership structuring, contract closings and loan closings.
Of course, our full range of leasing and project management services will help optimize your investment. These include move-in coordination, lease administration, management systems, operating budget development, reporting, bidding and awarding of service contracts.