The Braverman Company is an award-winning real estate development and advisory firm specializing in public-private re- development solutions. The firm has a proven track-record developing innovative smart growth projects from concept to completion.

Since it’s inception in 2003, The Braverman Company has served as a general partner responsible for managing the design, permitting, construction, and marketing of over 365 residential units and 195,000 square feet of commercial/retail space exceeding $110 million in total development cost.

The Braverman Company has successfully developed mixed-use communities that have included market-rate apartments, affordable housing, university housing, ground floor retail, luxury condominiums, hotels, and commercial office. The firm has experience assembling and utilizing a wide variety of funding sources including private-equity, commercial debt, mez debt, LIHTC, tax-exempt bonds, CDGB, HOME and TIF funding.

AWARDS EARNED

  • EPA’s Smart Growth Achievement Award, 2006
  • The Livable Communities Award (project over 250 units) (NAHB / AARP), 2008
  • New England Urbanism Award (Congress of the New Urbanism, CNU New England), 2009
  • Smart Growth Vermont, Project of the Year, 2007

ADVISORY SERVICES

As real estate advisors, the Braverman Company provides a full range of services to like-minded clients and owners seeking to benefit from our expertise and years of experience successfully developing vibrant mixed-use communities. Our services often include:

  • Site Selection & Due Diligence
  • Market & Feasibility Analysis
  • Facilitation of Public-Private Partnerships
  • Master-planning, placemaking & project programming
  • Selection and management of consulting teams,
  • Design oversight and management,
  • Assembling and optimizing project financing,
  • Construction bidding and contractor selection,
  • Construction and project management services, and
  • Devising and directing sales and leasing programs

BACKGROUND

Prior to creating The Braverman Company, Mr. Braverman served as the Vice President of Development for the Retrovest Companies (Burlington, VT) and Senior Development Associate for the Singh Company where he managed several award winning redevelopment projects including the Truman Annex, a former Naval Base located in Key West Florida.

Mr. Braverman began his real estate career as a Senior Associate with the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Washington, DC and remains an active participant in ULI.  Mr. Braverman was a contributing author of Developing Housing for the Workforce, published by ULI in 2008.

Mr. Braverman has earned a Masters Degree from Columbia University’s Real Estate Program as well as a Masters in Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia School of Architecture.  His undergraduate degree is from the University of Vermont.