We believe we can achieve long term, risk-adjusted returns for our investors by focusing on real estate that leaves an impression. The memories created within our spaces hold more value than the simple sum of the bricks and sticks. It may seem like fancy words but it’s also a lot safer than over-leveraging a commodity product that has no means of differentiating itself. We think it’s just common sense.

We are investment professionals able to source, structure, underwrite, and close complex transactions across the capital stack.

 

To achieve risk-adjusted returns, we pair unique opportunities with solid fundamental underwriting. For us, that means we take a realistic approach to the macro and micro environment impacting the investment, develop a range of investment scenarios, and capitalize accordingly.

 

On behalf of previous firms, Dovetail’s professionals have completed the following:

 

  • $700 Million

  • 22 transactions

  • Over 1 million square feet of real estate

  • $400 million of tiered acquisition, construction, and stabilized debt

  • $300 Million of securitized equity

INVESTMENT

We are development professionals able to run ground-up projects from site diligence and acquisition through design, development, construction, and opening. We lead high level teams of legal, financial, creative, construction, and operational professionals to a desired goal - on schedule and on budget.

 

  • Site, zoning, market feasibility

  • Entitlements, permits, approvals

  • Contract negotiations

  • Consultant selection & management

  • Program development & positioning

  • Design development & oversight

  • Construction strategy & administration

  • Development and lender accounting

  • Neighbor and community relations

  • Investor relations

  • Project opening & punch list management

DEVELOPMENT

We are construction professionals that focus on optimizing the inherent tension between quality, schedule, and budget. And we know that successful construction management starts well before ground breaking and begins with the end in mind.

  • Pre-construction strategy

  • Building systems

  • Contractor and subcontractor procurement

  • Contract negotiations

  • Construction accounting

  • Requisition and change order management

  • Management best practices: (submittal logs, rfi logs, material procurement, schedules, work-plans)

  • System commissioning

  • Close-out management

CONSTRUCTION

We are hospitality and leisure real estate specialists striving to create rich, contextual environments with memorable and apt amenities and services. This elevates the real estate beyond a commodity and drives loyalty, referrals, and pricing power.

 

  • Experience design

  • Franchise selection & negotiations

  • Back of house coordination

  • Property & asset management

  • Hotel openings

  • PR & Social Media creation & management

  • Hotel technical services

  • Hotel Technology, Systems & low-voltage 

  • F&B strategy & execution

HOSPITALITY

Hotels are feeling more like homes. And homes are looking more like hotels. So it’s a good thing that we have experience in both. A home is no longer just about the sticks and bricks and more about how a space makes you feel and how it enriches your life. We focus on experience design and highly targeted positioning to achieve above-market operating or sales income per square foot.

 

  • Experience and product design

  • Serviced branded apartments

  • For sale and rental residences

  • Property & asset management

  • Mixed-use master planned resort villages

  • Fractional real estate

RESIDENTIAL

We are creative thinkers who lead teams through the iterative creative process to arrive at a vision that appeals to both the head and the heart. We are focused on developing authentic and intimate experiences at different scales so that the texture of a room key can have as much impact as the path through the village square.

  

  • Masterplanning

  • Experiential planning

  • Interior design

  • Branding & Collateral creation

  • Sales and marketing

  • Website development

  • Strategic partnerships

  • Cultural footprint & impact

BRANDING