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Brazil investment management & project development


Development services

Managed as a separate unit, Tauari real estate management provides a one-stop solution for large investors who want to invest in Brazilian real estate.

Tauari offers a rare combination of in-depth local know-how, with a solid understanding of global markets.

Tauari's senior partners have an impressive track record in developing large residential, commercial, mixed use and resort projects in Brazil, Europe & the U.S.

Our support includes but is not limited to investment sales and purchases, joint ventures, sale-leasebacks, design and construction management, private placements, mezzanine financing, project equity syndication, and other financing vehicles.

We are glad to assist first-time investors in Brazil to make sure your project has a succesful start. Please contact us so we can start a dialogue and see how we can help you!

Management Team

Julian Villacorta

Julian was Country Manager for Cargill Value Investment where he ran a USD 100 MM real estate investment portfolio composed of several residential development projects, build to suit offices, and MBS mortgage backed securities. Before that at Tishman Speyer Properties he was Director responsible for all new business activities from asset acquisitions to dispositions. Julian has worked in Madrid, Spain in a joint venture between a local construction group and Colliers international and has held different managerial positions in the main international real estate full service providers: JonesLangLasalle, Cushman and Wakefield and Richard Ellis. Julian graduated in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) and earned his MBA from the University of Brighton in the UK.

Andy Gruber

Andy’s experience was developed through holding design and construction and development real estate positions both in the United States and Brazil. As former Director of Design and Construction for Tishman Speyer Properties in Brazil he was involved in major projects such as the Torre Norte/CENU and Rochavera Plaza in Brazil and Colorado Center in California. Prior to joining TSP, Andy worked as senior director for Arquitectonica International and President of Transnational Properties in Miami, Florida, where we was responsible for a number of projects across the United States and Europe. Andy holds a BA in Architecture and Urbanism from Mackenzie University School of Architecture and Urban Planning.


Investment Management

We design products to meet the differing strategic, risk/return and liquidity requirements of individual clients. Our range of real estate investment management services goes from strategic research, acquisitions and dispositions, portfolio, accounting and finance to design and construction management oversight and coordination. We operate across all real estate types in Brazil.

Advisory Services

We provide the most sophisticated advice on the current and projected value of real estate and real estate-related investments, evaluation of the performance of investment portfolios, the optimal timing of major actions, including acquisition or disposition, and forecasting the impact of economic and demographic trends in real estate.

Agency Executions

We focus on helping our clients to extract maximum value for our clients from their real estate activities, whether they are buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, investors or occupiers. We have the knowledge and experience to optimize transactions from the client's perspective, including maximizing proceeds, minimizing costs, mitigating taxes, and achieving optimal accounting treatment.