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REfocus. REvitalize. REact.

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REthink is an alliance of real estate experts strategically positioned to revitalize stalled development projects. Formed to assist the financial and investment communities, REthink members combine decades of experience and collective talents unmatched in the real estate business.

Who is REthink? RE t h i n k , s h ort for R eal E state T h i n k , is a collaborative of ex perien ced in d ustry lea ders alig n ed to assist all parties o n a ny sid e of a troubled asset .

The lead contact for REthink is Hughes Development, one of the premier urban developers in the Southwest.

w h o a re t h e R E t h i n k

Its strength of knowledge is shoulder-to-shoulder

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with its other affiliates; HKS Architects, a worldwide architectural practice; Matchbox, a leading branding

Property Owners, Banks, Loan Servicing Companies,

and graphics firm; Building Sciences, Inc., a renowned

Financial Institutions, Investment Firms, Pension



Funds, REITs, Trustees, Receivers, State & Federal






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Courts, Law Firms, and Government Agencies.

advisory practice; DeShazo, Tang & Associates, the leading traffic and parking engineering company in the country; and Hill Mullikin:PowerPlay, specialists in residential project sales.

why engage REthink?

This collaborative has worked both independently and together on projects over many years. Product types range from luxury apartments, condominiums & townhouses to high-rise office towers & mixeduse transit-oriented developments to casinos and sports arenas.

A considerable amount of U.S. real estate will be in some form of rework or reposition. members




All of the



extensive experience and understand the value of a coordination of ideas among entities.


on our experiences in other downturns, we know All of these companies have navigated through previous recessions and are intimately familiar with what repositioning‌REthinking‌can mean.

how difficult it is for lenders and all other financial institutions to suddenly inherit properties. REthink is designed to ease the decision-making process at these unwelcome moments.

We offer a single point of contact for all the services you might need to facilitate appropriate repositioning of assets for disposition.

For more information, contact Zachary Porter of Hughes Development at 214.224.4632.

DEVELOPMENT Hughes/Mast Feasibility Analysis • Business Plan Analysis • Development Plan Analysis • Strategic Planning • Design Coordination • Phasing Analysis • Retail Leasing • Merchandising • Value-Add Services • Project Repositioning • Transit-Oriented Development • Asset & Property Management

ECONOMICS Whitney & Whitney Advisory Services • Economic Analysis • Market Feasibility • Highest and Best Use Analysis • Asset Valuation • Expert Witness



Building Services, Inc.

Property Owners

Construction Doc Review • Contractor Selection • Construction Contract Negotiations • Value Engineering Coordination •


Construction Schedule Review • Construction Progress Meetings • Construction Cost Review • Inspection Report Review • Pay

Loan Servicing Companies

Request Review • Construction Contract Closeout

Financial Institutions Investment Firms Pension Funds REITs Trustees

L I A I S O N Hughes/Mast

A rchitecture HKS Master Planning • Architectural Programming • Construction Documents • Construction Contract Administration • Interior Design • Multimedia/Scale Model Services • Structural • MEP •


Civil • Envelope

State & Federal Courts Law Firms Government Agencies

P ar k in g / traffic DeShazo, Tang & Associates Site Access Analysis • Transportation Planning • Traffic Impact Studies • Parking Studies, Design & Management • Municipal Services • Bike Trail Development

B randin g Matchbox Studio Brand Development • Corporate Identity • Print & Interactive Marketing

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S ales

Hill Mullikin:PowerPlay Research Services • Opportunity Assessment • Consumer Research & Profiling • Marketing Services • Target Market Refinement • Lead Generation • Sales Services • Sales Diagnostics • Sales Centers • Recruitment & Training • Team Management • Performance Reporting

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If you are struggling in the current downturn with a stalled project, the affiliates of REthink can refocus, redesign, rebrand and relaunch to create viability and profitability. Following launch, REthink can provide world-class marketing, leasing and sales results.

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c o n s t r u c t i o n Building Sciences, Inc. was founded in 1969 on the principle of providing developers and lending institutions with professional services based on experience, knowledge, and judgment so that they may bring into being financially sound projects. Today, BSI continues its tradition of service, having provided Construction Consulting and Management Services for more than 225 office buildings, hotels, condominiums, retail centers, banks, apartments, and hospitals. In addition to these services, BSI also provides Construction Loan Monitoring Services for Lenders.

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A ssociates

p a r k i n g / t r a f f i c Established in 1980 as a transportation, traffic, parking, civil engineering and planning firm, DTA is committed to providing quality professional consulting services. DeShazo, Tang & Associates has a great deal of experience in dealing with a wide variety of projects in the urban area and specializes in developing or refining optimal traffic, transportation and parking solutions to meet a project’s

H K S a r c h i t e c t u r e For 70 years, HKS, a top-three national architectural firm, has nurtured a culture that reveres both invention and customer focus. Today, HKS is a leader among U.S. and worldwide architectural design firms recognized for its unique ability to both create and deliver buildings of distinction through award-winning architectural, planning, structural engineering, and interior and graphic design services.

The firm has 25 worldwide offices, employing a staff of more than 1,100. Our project experience includes commercial, healthcare, sports, hospitality, governmental, aviation, educational, retail and mixed-use projects.

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H M : P ower P la y m a r k e t i n g


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Hill Mullikin:PowerPlay, a real estate sales and marketing firm, specializes in marketing and sales strategies for unique real estate opportunities around the world. HM:PowerPlay integrates development, sales, and marketing programs for owners who have interests in traditional, tempo, and pre-sale real estate programs for both land and vertical products.

Collectively, HM:PowerPlay has worked with some of the world’s leading developers and their respective communities. HM:PowerPlay’s internationally experienced leadership team has integrated the best ideas from their respective backgrounds to create an effective approach to marketing and sales experience with creativity and technology.



d e v e l o p m e n t Since 1983, Hughes Development has developed, acquired, leased and managed major retail, residential, office, mixed-use, and transitoriented projects. To meet the growing demand for urban lifestyles, Hughes Development focuses on infill real estate and unique locales.

As real estate practitioners with a long history of industry-leading and varied product experience, Hughes Development has learned that strategic planning, financially prudent decision making, creative market and design solutions, and strong partner, client, and collaborative relationships are critical to success in today’s market.

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b r a n d i n g The Matchbox Studio is a multidisciplinary creative design firm focused on approaching client challenges with strategic, impactful, and effective solutions. Founded in 1997, The Matchbox Studio has worked with a wide range of local and national organizations and has extensive experience in the brand development and marketing of commercial real estate projects. Matchbox gains a deep understanding of each project and its goals, ultimately creating solutions that not only communicate effectively but resonate with the brand vision, support the core beliefs of the organization and capture the attention of the customer. In short, Matchbox creates exciting and visually stunning work that drives action and creates brand loyalty.

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W hitne y

e c o n o m i c s Whitney & Whitney, Inc. (W&W) is a real estate development advisory services firm founded by William H. Whitney, Ph.D. in 1984. The firm’s major focus is on the provision of urban economic consulting services to both private and public sector clients. In this regard, W&W performs market feasibility analysis; highest and best use evaluations to maximize corporate real estate assets; financial feasibility studies for proposed real estate investments; and valuation/expert witness services related to complex real estate transactions and/or arbitration and litigation proceedings.

e x p e r i e n c e

Andres Construction

Medical City Hospital

ATX Group

Mockingbird Station

Bank of Texas

Nasher Sculpture Center

Camden Development

Neiman Marcus

Carlson Capital, L.P.


CDK, Dallas

Park Lane


Pavilion Town Place

Crow Holdings

Plaza of the Americas

Dallas Police & Fire Pension Fund

Powell Tate

Deloitte & Touche

Prime Lending


Realty Capital Partners

Ernst & Young

Rosewood Mayakoba


Saks Pavilion

Foster’s Lager

Shelter Mortgage

Four Seasons Residences

Southern Methodist University



Hard Rock Hotel

The ArtHouse at So7

Henry S. Miller

The Dallas Opera

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P.

The Quadrangle

Honua Kai

The Shops & Parkside at So7

Hunt Properties

The Tower

ICON Vallarta

The Townhouses at So7

Irvine Company

Turner Construction

Key Bank

Two North Lake

Kosmos Energy, L.L.C.

West Village

La Madeleine

Westfield Corporation

Lincoln Center

WRR Classical 101.1 FM

for more information, please contact: z achar y porter |

2 1 4 . 2 2 4 . 4 6 3 2 | z porter @ hu g hesdevelopmentlp . com





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