Weller Development Partners is a relationship-driven, transparent team that takes an aggressive approach to creative problem solving. We move fast and we think big. Our sterling track record of celebrated mixed-use and luxury hospitality developments is a result of our unique multidisciplinary approach to every project. These key differentiators set us apart from the rest and keep us ahead of the pack.
Our experienced team has developed a rationale for proving out a “placemaking premium” investment thesis that creates additional land value. We understand and emphasize the importance of site anchors (both retail and design elements). Weller Development Partners achieved this in Port Covington Chapter 1B phase through thoughtful design and placemaking efforts such as targeted low density, enhanced streetscapes, and creative, flexible retail merchandising to create a human-scale place.
Brand and Legacy Builders
The Weller Development team is adept at protecting and elevating our partners’ brands and reputations. We leverage the strength of our experienced network of political strategists & communications consultants to ensure the best possible strategy can be established and executed. Where desired, our team has proven expertise in elevating and promoting our partners’ brands while minimizing negative headline risk and increasing profitability. We’re experienced in shaping and changing the narrative to build stronger communities and create value for all stakeholders
We understand how to capture the allure of the water. Our team is skilled in developing sustainable waterfronts, including navigating the complexities of the permitting, design, construction, and operation in waterfront environments. We have delivered over 1.1 million square feet of waterfront developments along Baltimore’s storied waterfront neighborhoods, including a hotel, restaurant, residences, and public spaces. One of our newest developments, Six Senses Grand Bahama, stretches over 36 acres of oceanfront property and our team has already begun building partnerships with local institutions to incorporate climate resilience and coral reef restoration into our development approach.
Weller Development Partners has a proven track record with many of the nation’s most established financial institutions and investment partners, including Pegasus Capital Advisors and Goldman Sachs. We assemble powerful partnerships that reflect the quality of our developments and deliver profit to our investors. The company made history in Port Covington YE2020 when they secured one of the largest property-increment backed TIFs in the United States, totalling $660 million, and the single largest investment to date from Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, totalling $233 million.
Our innovative construction management team is capable of managing and coordinating construction of extremely complex sites. Strategic land planning, grading, utility, and cross-coordination between development and internal construction management team is key to our seamless approach, consistently delivering projects on schedule and on budget. We’ve developed a well-honed process of selecting general contractors, a strong network of award-winning
partners, and systems that utilize the newest technologies for optimal construction processes and reporting.
Our team is comprised of real estate experts with decades of experience successfully navigating public-private partnerships. The Weller Development Partners portfolio includes several million square feet of new development and construction, including hotel, business incubator, restaurant, office, retail, residential, and industrial. We’re adept at structuring large-scale transactions with public-private funding including TIF financing, horizontal/vertical value creation, and Opportunity Zone execution.