Brian brings a unique perspective to combine real estate development, green building and community development. Prior to relocating to Panama, Brian managed multi-million dollar property developments in Seattle, Washington and worked for several DC-based international development organizations specializing in social marketing, small business financing and social development. He owns and continues to manage residential properties in Washington, DC.
Brian holds a Masters degree in international development and business from George Washington University. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay from 1995 to 1998, helping small farmers establish a savings and loan/marketing cooperative. He sits on the Board of Directors of Boca Brava Developments in Panama, and Wagner Asset Group in Seattle, Washington. He is a member of the Panama Broker's Association(ACOBIR) and volunteers for Esperanza, a non-profit neighborhood gang and community integration project. Brian currently lives in Panama City.
Rich has over forty years experience as a consulting engineer, real estate developer and property manager. He is a licensed professional engineer (P.E.), general contractor and real estate broker in the state of Washington. As a consultant for twenty years with CH2M Hill, a major international engineering firm, Rich performed economic and planning studies, retail rate studies, and facility designs for utility systems across the United States.
Since 1985, Wagner Management Corporation, under Rich’s direction as president, has designed and built many small and large apartment, condominium, mixed-use and commercial buildings in the western United States. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Brazil in 1966 to 1968 where he established an electrical cooperative and power service to rural areas. Rich resides in Seattle, Washington and serves on the Board of Directors of several non-profit organizations and residential condominium developments. Rich holds a BS in Engineering from Berkeley.
Lourdes has over 20 years sales and marketing experience specializing in affordable housing projects. She is an industry expert in financing options for low income applicants and has extensive network with local government and private banks.
Lourdes oversees all sales and marketing for BASIS in Panama. She manages the escrow process with the local banks, public registry, tax assessors and clients.
Ana Maria is a Panamanian Certified Public Accountant and has over 15 years experience in financial management of real estate developments and reporting. She has worked for large-scale developers and was a financial analyst at Deloitte & Touche. She is fluent with current tax policies and reporting
Karen has over 10 years experience as an Executive Assistant and Office Manager. She manages scheduling and supports all Directors and the General Manager.
Urbanistmo is the lead architectural firm for BASIS projects. Urbanistmo is an architectural firm established in 2010 by Luis Sosa and specializes in the conceptualization, design and management of urban projects and buildings.
Díaz y Guardia (DG) is the general contractor for PH Casco View. DG is a family-owned general construction company with over 60 years experience making it the oldest, and most experienced and respected company in the construction industry in Panama.
Norfolk (NCA) is an international financial advisory firm that developed one of the first REITs in Panama. BASIS contracted NCA to oversee capital structuring and the incorporation of Casco View into the PanRed Fund, with regulation and supervision by the Superintendency of the Securities Market of Panama.
PANRED FUND is a Real Estate Investment Fund, incorporated in Panama, registered and supervised by the Securities Market Superintendency and the Panama Stock Exchange, structured as a multiclass investment vehicle, which allows investors access To the Panamanian real estate market, in an innovative and simple way. The fund invests exclusively in real estate projects within the Republic of Panama.
Orbimunco is a BASIS investor and the Construction Manager for Casco View. Orbimunco, is a Colombia-based construction and investment company founded in 1990 in Bogota with vast experience in construction, urban planning and real estate and property management projects.
ACOBIR was created in late1973. It is composed of the oldest and most prestigious companies in the country dedicated to the real estate brokerage and promotion industry, which constitutes an important economic force that directly and indirectly benefits the whole country.