Work History

Work History
2009 - Present

Senior Principal & Vice President

Southland Group Inc.

Senior Principal, Southland Group, Inc., A Real Estate  Consulting, Development and Investment Firm

1993 - 2009

President

Stuart and Associates

Founder and President of Stuart and Associates, a Professional Planning, Design and Land Development Practice

1998 - 2008

Senior Principal & Director of Planning, Finance and Develpment

Eagle Real Estate

Principal In Charge of Planning, Land Development and Finance

1984 - 1990

Vice-president

Stuart and Marquez, PA

Co-founder and Vice President of Stuart and Marquez, PA, a Professional Planning and Civil Engineering Company

Education

Education
1980 - 1983

Master of Arts

University of Florida

Background in Real Estate Law, Planning Law, Computer Sciences and Urban and Regional Planning; HUD Planning Fellowship for Graduate Planning Studies

1978 - 1980

Bachelor of Arts w./High Honors

University of Florida

Background in Architecture; Interdisciplinary Studies with Focus on Urban Economics, Real Estate, Business, Quantitative Analysis and Statistics

Summary

Mr. Stuart is a highly experienced real estate executive with extensive expertise and exceptional success in strategic real estate investment and land development.  He received a B.A. degree (High Honors) from the Un. of Florida, and an M.A. degree from UF.  He was a Research Fellow at the Danish Academy of Art, lived and practiced internationally and has traveled extensively throughout Europe, North America, Central America and South America.  Based on a very strong educational and entrepreneurial background, his qualifications and expertise include:

  • Real Estate Analysis and Investment Underwriting;
  • Strategic Planning, Project Planning and Real Estate Investment Execution;
  • Real Estate Syndication, Offerings and Development Finance;
  • Contracts and Negotiations; 
  • Development Entitlements and Project Management;
  • Public Communications, Presentations and Content Development; and
  • Real Estate Asset Workouts and Restructuring.

Objective

My professional goal has been to maintain and advance profitable business activities for my partners, clients and myself.  To accomplish this goal my business and career objective has and will continue to be focused on assisting real estate investment firms, funds and clients.  My specific objective is to successfully identify and analyze opportunities, to underwrite and program potential real property investments, and then to comprehensively manage the asset through to maturity and final transaction.  

Skills

Skills

Site Development and Land Use Planning

Art & Graphic Design Capabilities For Regional Planning, Community Planning, Environmental Design, Site Planning and Master Concept Planning For Mixed Use, Resort, Commercial, Residential, Industrial and Marina Land Development Projects - Adobe Designer Suite Software

Mixed Media Content Development

Graphic, Video, Sound, Picture and Word Presentation/Content Development For Marketing and Promoting Investment and Real Estate Offerings, Public Hearings, Private Meetings, Conferences and For Profit Media Use - Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects Software

Investment Offerings and Technical Writing

Real Estate Investment Articles, Offering Memorandums, Marketing Briefs, Presentation Flyers and Project Management Reports - MS Word and Pages Software, and Adobe Designer Suite

Public Communications

Public Presentations For Entitlement Hearing Processes, Investor Discussions, Bank Committee Meetings, Court Testimony and Electronic and Print Media - Powerpoint Software

Quantitative Analysis

Real Estate Acquisition, Operations/Expenses, Development, Disposition and Returns Financial and Statistical Analysis - Excel Software