Focused on Placemaking
With a focus on workforce and affordable housing, we recognize that communities thrive upon the proximity of our homes to restaurants, grocery stores, and other places of convenience.
We seek investment opportunities to create lasting environments.
Through decades of experience managing complex projects across many product types, we have established a formulaic, hands-on approach to navigating developments, from inception through years of ownership. Our Development Services team is well equipped to help you navigate the challenges and opportunities associated with your development concept.
The single largest line item in any development budget is construction cost. We are solution-oriented, and understand how to make the numbers work, while delivering on the vision.
Chuck Hollis, CCIM
Chuck has been involved in Real Estate and entrepreneurial endeavors from a very young age. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Real Estate at the University of Central Florida, and prior to graduation, was recruited by the Centex Corporation, where he was instrumental in the development of various master planned communities in the Orlando area. In that role, Chuck gained knowledge and proficiency about how to drive development results through the execution of an efficient construction cycle.
Having moved to Peoria, IL in 2005, Chuck joined the team at a boutique Real Estate Development and Venture Capital firm. Notable within their portfolio, a large 7 parcel assemblage, mixed use re-development, and the conversion of a 56 mile freight rail line to a hiking/biking trail. With full responsibility over the company's real estate assets, the firm prospered significantly through a challenging economic landscape. Under Chuck's leadership, the portfolio grew to include senior housing, student housing, and other multi-family assets.
In 2016, the opportunity presented itself to return to Orlando. Since that time, he has been involved, as a principal, in the development of over 1,100 apartment units, as well as commercial property, with a market value of approximately $300,000,000.
Since 2009, Chuck has held the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation. His professional affiliations in the community include the UCF Real Estate Council, Central Florida District CCIM and CREW Orlando. Philanthropic endeavors include service with various agencies that focus on helping kids thrive to achieve their greatest potential.
Chief Investment Officer
Alexis Khazzam is a dedicated entrepreneur located between Fl and IL. Over the years, he has been the leader of several businesses, including founding/owning Cualinet, Junction City lifestyle center, AppsCo and Alpha Jeep & Motorsports. Outside of these ventures, Alexis is most proud of what he gives back to his community. Originally from Milan, Italy and having lived and worked in Barcelona for 12 + years, Alexis is fluent in Italian, Spanish and English and has working knowledge in French and Portuguese.
Building on a business partnership of nearly 2 decades, he was recently appointed to the role of Chief Investment Officer of 3rd Wave Development, a Florida based real estate development firm primarily focused on multi-family assets. With a rapidly growing pipeline of new opportunities, Alexis will lead the strategic placement of capital required to execute on the company's business model.
Additionally, Alexis Khazzam leads Corporate & Investor relations for the e2 companies. e2 Companies is an ESG focused organization providing energy resiliency, and efficiency through technology driven risk management.
With his leadership, work is well underway toward bringing ESG based innovations to multi-family communities across the country and around the world.
Much like the rest of the team, Brayden has worked hard to earn his way.
Originally, he is from a small town in southwest Florida - Englewood. Building on a passion for the field, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance, with a concentration in Real Estate, from the University of South Florida, and then a Master's degree in Real Estate from the University of Florida. During the summer months of his undergraduate work, he honed his efforts in the business in various capacities.
Continuing to elevate our existing platform, Brayden is the next generation of our company. As Development Associate, Brayden is responsible for assisting in all facets of our business model.