Development Team

BTI PARTNERS & BTI DEVELOPERS

Since its founding as the Breakstone Group by renowned developer and architect Arthur Breakstone in the 1950’s, BTI Partners has grown to become one of Florida’s leading real estate investment and development companies, with a diverse portfolio representing over 60 years of award-winning performance. The firm’s unwavering commitment to quality has earned it many of the industry’s most prestigious awards, including South Florida’s Best Builder, Builder of the Year by the Builder’s Association of South Florida, and America’s Best Builder by the National Association of Home Builders.

Today, the firm is helmed by Arthur’s son, Noah Breakstone, who leadership has resulted in over $2 billion of successful real estate transactions and investments involving land banking, luxury custom homes, multifamily projects, master‐planned communities, resort communities, and mixed‐use developments. 

After graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BA from Yale University, Noah attended the Wharton School of Business. He is a licensed Florida Realtor and Florida Unlimited General Contractor, member of the Florida Atlantic Builders Association (FABA) and Urban Land Institute (ULI), and a Trustee and Director of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

BTI Partners and its affiliate builder, BTI Developers provide meticulous oversight for all aspects of the development process, from site identification, due diligence and acquisition through planning, development and final disposition. Recent projects include over 8,000 acres of land for more than 17,500 residential units, and over 2 million square feet of commercial, retail and hospitality development.

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KOBI KARP

Architecture & Interior Design

For over two decades, Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design has been providing unique, creative and innovative design solutions to renowned clients internationally. To date, the firm has designed over 36 billion in mixed-use commercial, residential and multifamily properties worldwide from the Caribbean, to the Far East, to the Black Sea region, throughout the Gulf and the Middle East. Kobi Karp, the firm’s founding principal, is an award-winning member of the American Institute of Architects, and American Society of Interior Design. 

Headquartered in Miami, the firm’s awards include AIA Awards for Outstanding Young Architect of the Year, AIA Outstanding Service Award, AIA Award of Merit, The Network of the Hospitality (NEWH) Excellence in Design Award, Miami Design Preservation League Merit Awards, and Dade Heritage Trust Historic Preservation Awards. Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design has been recognized in various publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Miami Herald, Ocean Drive Magazine, Haute Magazine, El Nuevo Herald, Architectural Digest, Forbes Magazine, Newsweek, Fisher Island Magazine and Hospitality Design Magazine. Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design has also been featured on CBS, NBC, CNN and 1 TV Russia.

WITKIN HULTS DESIGN GROUP

Landscape Architecture & PlanningEstablished in 1988 and headquartered in Hollywood, Florida, the Witkin Hults Design Group is led by partners Andrew Witkin and Kelly Ann Hults. Renowned for creating great spaces, places and unique destinations, the firm’s portfolio includes 5-star hotels and resorts, PUD/TND communities, condominium towers and mid-rise residential, major hurricane restorations, urban infill projects and commercial structures throughout Florida, the Caribbean, and Central/South America.

SMITH & ASSOCIATES

For over 50 years, Smith & Associates Real Estate continues to be Tampa Bay’s largest independent and locally owned real estate brokerage, with a commitment to exceptional service and superior market knowledge. Deeply embedded in the community and comprised of six strategically located offices in the Tampa Bay area, 300 associates, annual sales of $1.5 billion and over 2,600 transactions a year. Smith’s Developer Services Division has reshaped the Bay Area both with large scale residential development as well as representing the most elite luxury condominium high rises to the market and is presently representing $2 billion in new development. Smith & Associates Real Estate is the number one luxury brokerage firm of $1M + residences and is a nationally recognized leader in the real estate industry.

UNITED LANDMARK ASSOCIATES

For over 30 years, United Landmark Associates has guided clients to positions of market leadership with a unique combination of strategic insight and innovation. ULA has designed strategies for nearly every category of real estate development, from boutique residential resorts to some of the largest master-planned communities and condominium residences in Florida and the US.