Proof of Concept
Clients come to us with an asset and an idea for its higher use. Will it work? Does it have value? What hurdles will it face? GMRV is uniquely qualified to provide proof of concept for even the most complex development ideas. We do that through comprehensive project analysis that is unequaled in its breadth and depth of experience and expertise. We take pride in our ability to always “think like owners,” whether they are family-owned businesses or publicly traded corporations.
We are experts in transformative mixed-use projects that achieve the highest levels of sustainable design and construction. Our projects are focused on thoughtful place-making and long-term design, becoming an integral part of the communities they serve.
Institutional investors come to us to identify the risk-adjusted opportunities that are best suited to their unique investment position. Our network of key industry relationships, both public and private, ensures that our clients enjoy a competitive advantage.
OUR LATEST WORK
G & M REALTY VENTURES, LLC
GMRV is a leader in complex mixed use development with over 30 years of experience creating iconic structures for today and tomorrow.
100 -190 Independence Drive, Menlo Park
101-155 Consitution Drive, Menlo Park
GMRV is directing and managing the award-winning Menlo Gateway project, a 2-phase development of 740,000 square feet, valued at $350MM and comprising three office buildings, three garages and a fitness center with Facebook as the sole tenant.
Manage the approximately 15-30 sub-consultants including IT. Develop an organizational strategy. Engage sub-consultants to achieve the best value.
GENERAL CONTRACTOR SELECTION & MANAGEMENT
Coordinate general contractor proposals and selection. Prepare contractor form of agreement & perform estimate review and validation.
ARCHITECT SELECTION & MANAGMENT
Coordinate architect proposals and selection. Negotiate the architect's form of agreement. Manage the design process and implement an exit strategy.
PROJECT & CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
Provide the skills, expertise and knowledge to ensure success throughout each phase of your project.
Establish and maintain project budgeting. Perform industry benchmarking. Manage and report on the cash flow and payment process. Perform project auditing and general ledger reconciliation.
Debt & Equity Structuring
Manage the Negative Declaration or EIR process and traffic studies. Address zoning & use issues. Represent client at Planning Commission & City Council meetings. Implement public outreach program.
Manage executive level and detailed project scheduling. Assist with client decision management. Manage client IT, construction and move-in activities.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
G&M Realty Venture’s leadership, attention to detail and constant vigilance have proved invaluable to the success of the Menlo Gateway project. It has been a pleasure working with the entire Management Team"
Todd Mercer, LEED, AP
465 California Street, Suite 1010
San Francisco, CA 94104
Tel: (415) 362-2100
Fax: (415) 362-0937
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