DEVELOPING SOLUTIONS FL,LLC
Strategies That Deliver
Developing Solutions LLC exists to address the critical land use and development challenges facing our private-sector and municipal/government clients. Our unique multi-disciplinary approach is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us successful. We provide a broad range of real estate pre-development, due diligence and project management services from project inception through construction turnover for residential, commercial and mixed-use projects, with extensive experience in complex brownfield redevelopment projects and public/private partnerships.
Are you a developer or investor considering acquisition of a parcel and need to understand the regulatory and permitting hurdles you will face? Or, are you a municipal entity evaluating a redevelopment or Opportunity Zone proposal?
Are you trying to reposition a project from a prior use and need a new development strategy?
Developing Solutions LLC has extensive experience in facilitating communication and developing creative strategies for successful projects.
PROJECT DUE DILIGENCE SERVICES
Now that you have a project in mind and need to perform a deeper dive into the feasibility of the project, Developing Solutions LLC will identify information gaps and work to quantify estimates of what will be required of you to move forward. We can work independently or as an extension of your existing staff and professionals to address your specific needs.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Build Your Team
Do you need assistance managing a project, but not on a full-time basis? Or do you need a specialist on your team for a specific assignment? Do you need help identifying the right technical consultants for your project and assembling and managing your development team? Developing Solutions LLC can fill those roles.
WHO WE ARE
George J. Carfagno, AICP/PP
George is an accomplished real estate development specialist with over 20 years’ experience in real estate development and land use planning projects, including multifamily residential development, adaptive reuse, urban brownfield redevelopment, large-scale master-planned communities, and resort development. He has directed residential development projects ranging in size from 50 units to over 400 units. He has overseen complex brownfield redevelopment projects ranging in size from 750 units to over 2,100 units for national development firms. And, he has directed investment and brownfield redevelopment due diligence/project management activities for a $1.2 billion brownfield equity fund.
George has a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in Botany. He also earned a certificate in Traditional Town Planning from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is a licensed Professional Planner, an AICP-certified planner and a licensed real estate salesperson. He is a 20+ year member of the Urban Land Institute and a member of NJ Future.
Multifamily Residential – Due diligence, site acquisition, entitlements, regulatory approvals and construction turnover for luxury multifamily rental and for-sale communities ranging from 50 to 400+ units.
Adaptive Reuse – Site analyses, due diligence, site acquisition, entitlements, regulatory approvals and site remediation for adaptive reuse of former state-owned properties into mixed-use communities ranging from 750 units to 1,900+ units, plus retail and hospitality uses.
Urban Brownfield Redevelopment – Due diligence, site acquisition, entitlements, regulatory approvals, site remediation and construction turnover for planned mixed-use waterfront community of 2,100 residential units and 150,000sf of commercial space.
Master-Planned Community - Planning, entitlements and government relations for proposed 14,000-home and 8msf commercial master-planned community.
Resort Development – Master planning, entitlements, regulatory approvals and construction turnover for planned 1,700-unit, four-season resort community.