THE SOUFERIAN GROUP
Founded by Behzad Souferian, The Souferian Group is a best in class, fully-integrated real estate investment, development and advisory company. The company is committed to creating value through a strategic plan dedicated to developing distinctive branded and designed lifestyle properties. The Souferian Group's successful track record spans acquisitions and developments in residential, retail, office and mixed-use properties. The privately held company acquires and develops projects through its own direct investments or joint venture partnerships. The company also works with third-party clients to deliver a comprehensive package of advisory services including project management, design oversight, marketing and branding strategy, master planning, construction management, and asset management.
The primary focus of The Souferian Group's business strategy is value creation through branding, innovative design and the integration of services to enhance lifestyles. The success of this strategy is attributed to the company's disciplined, focused and fundamental approach toward identifying and capitalizing investment opportunities that others have undervalued or overlooked. The Souferian Group utilizes deep knowledge of urban cities on the West Coast to substantially mitigate financial risk while providing superior rates of return for its invested capital and those of its investors and partners. Its proven acquisition and development track record demonstrates the company's capabilities to value-add by extensive rehabilitation and repositioning.
The Souferian Group cultivates an entrepreneurial environment with a passionate and dedicated team of professionals who value relationships. This culture is built on a reputation of transparency, accountability, quality and integrity in all business aspects. These qualities have made the company a trusted partner with its investor, lender, third-party client and community member relations.
BEHZAD SOUFERIAN - FOUNDER & CEO
Behzad Souferian is the founder, leader and visionary behind The Souferian Group brands, properties and company ventures. Behzad spearheads The Souferian Group’s concept innovation, design direction, acquisition, development execution and operational strategies. Actively involved in real estate development and investments for over 15 years, Behzad has a proven track record of success in the development of numerous residential, multi-family, mixed-use, nightlife, restaurant and office properties. Behzad’s unique ability to identify opportunities adds substantial value to each of his ventures. Behzad’s passion for real estate and entrepreneurship continuously propels him to deliver innovative and forward thinking projects.
Prior to founding The Souferian Group, Behzad was the Vice President of Real Estate at Sbe (www.sbe.com), a prominent Southern California based hospitality company. Sbe has an established collection of award-winning hospitality and lifestyle destinations that are developed and managed through its Hotels, Restaurants, Nightlife and Real Estate groups.
Behzad received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and graduated from their Entrepreneurial Program. He was also a member of the USC Men's Basketball team and spent numerous years playing professional basketball overseas in Israel and Germany. Behzad currently resides in Los Angeles, California.