Jean-Paul Cassia
Partner, Design Director

Jean-Paul is an award-winning design architect who enjoys collaborating with developers, luxury brands and exceptional specialists, and understanding cultural influences of how buildings are used and marketed. Jean-Paul has managed and delivered complex construction projects from concept to completion, including the $1.2 billion mixed-use City Stars Heliopolis Cairo on which he served as one of the key design Principals and currently is overseeing the $1.3 billion Zanzibar Domino in east africa.

With a master’s degree in architecture from New Jersey Institute of Technology and another in business administration and finance from the American University of Paris and Boston University, over the last 20 years, Jean-Paul has developed a wide variety of iconic projects ranging mixed-use hospitality, leisure and commercial real estate projects and competitions.

Blending practical experience with a global exposure to design, Jean-Paul pioneered new synergies between master planning, architecture, interiors, branding and marketing to add exceptional value and potential to real estate on any scale. Jean-Paul’s network grew substantially over the last ten years with over 200 brand relationships ranging from lifestyle and luxury brands, artists and superstar musicians, all very interested in the cross-over into real estate design and developments.