Sora Ventures’ principals have combined experience of over 100 years in development and construction of commercial real estate assets. They have successfully delivered over 3 million square feet of development ranging from student housing, commercial office, multifamily, industrial, laboratory and research facilities, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, and hotel and entertainment projects. From land acquisition, contracting, design, entitlement and construction, Sora Ventures is an active partner managing the development process while building the right project finance packages to mitigate risk and ensure successful transactions for its principals and partners.
PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENT
The private equity arm of Sora Ventures makes strategic investments into urban redevelopments, student housing, multifamily housing, assisted living, hotels, and mixed-use entertainment/ hospitality venues, among other asset classes. Sora Ventures is an opportunistic investor and seeks projects domestically as well as internationally. Sora Ventures and its capital partners have the ability to make direct investments up to $100M. Traditionally, Sora takes an active operating general partner role in its investments, but will also consider limited partnership interest as a passive participant with qualified sponsors.
The Sora philosophy is simple. Sora was founded on the principles of trust, accountability, vision and teamwork. Our primary goal is to create places where people can live and work, and play and shop.
We are goal oriented and responsive to the needs of our clients. Our personnel are highly motivated and experienced professionals who are driven by our principles, from concept design through completion of construction.
Our development acumen allows us to act quickly and efficiently, and enables our principals to remain closely involved in each of our development relationships.
Sora Ventures – Your Development Partner
Sora Ventures is a mixed-use real estate development company which specializes in building vibrant, walkable and sustainable communities.
Sora has extensive experience delivering large scale urban mixed-use projects as well as design-build lease backs for credit tenants. Sora’s developments have included apartments, office space, hotels, student housing, assisted living and higher education academic facilities.
Sora’s diverse team of professionals is skilled in leading and managing the entire cycle of the real estate development process.
Mr. Fore has over 30 years of experience in numerous categories of business, including real estate, media, personal care products and fashion. He served as CEO of Sora Development, a real estate development firm focused on large mixed-use projects with a specialty in public-private partnerships from 2007 to 2016 and then as CEO as Tiderock Development. Mr. Fore received his BA from Towson University.
Gregory B. Filipek
As founder and Principal of SORA Northeast, and Co-Founder of Sora Development, Greg brings more than 39 years of development and construction experience in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware, Colorado, Virginia and New York.
Greg earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology / Management from Rowan University (attended University of Connecticut) and was previously Director of Development at Joseph Jingoli & Son, and Senior Vice President at Trammell Crow Company.
Mr. Sublinsky is minority Partner in SORA Northeast Development, and has been responsible for property acquisition and land assemblage for multi-unit complexes, retail shopping centers, residential housing developments, redevelopment projects. He is also responsible for various aspects of due diligence for real estate development including: business planning, market research and analysis, pro forma and budget creation, and site analysis.
Previously, Mr. Sublinsky was Senior Project Manager for The Hartford, a Fortune 100 company, Mr. Sublinsky received numerous individual and team awards for his efforts. Mr. Sublinsky earned a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Pennsylvania State University.
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