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"We marry institutional investing with a creative mindset to create exceptional value for our institutional investors and partners."
Michael Shvo


SHVO investment strategy focuses on architecturally significant buildings in the most prime locations in key gateway cities in the United States. From Fifth Avenue to Beverly Hills, Collins Avenue to Prime Soho, the firm owns and develops luxury iconic properties, including prime office, retail, hospitality, and residential condominiums, that always command a premium regardless of market conditions. Imbedded in SHVO’s acquisition strategy is that each investment must start with buying only the best properties in the nation.

SHVO’s strong personal relationships have been forged over decades, which provide the firm superior access to deal flow nationwide and its on the ground knowledge base allows the firm to act ahead of market trends and grants unparalleled access to one-of-a-kind properties, including prime off-market properties.


SHVO invests, develops, and operates real estate across alternative asset classes on behalf of pensions funds, insurance companies, financial institutions, and other leading institutional investors, executing investment strategies across property types and risk profiles, in key gateway cities throughout the United States. The firm’s investment strategy is based on achieving successful growth over the long term and focusing on the best outcomes for its investors over a period of years rather than on the short-term impact.

SHVO is a trusted partner in structuring and securing some of the industry’s most notable transactions. Leveraging a deep understanding of market fundamentals, insights into global trends, hands-on operational excellence, and top-tier in-house talent, SHVO exceeds investor expectations while setting new standards of quality and a level of creativity unmatched in the industry.


SHVO creates extreme value for investors by conceiving, developing, and managing exceptional real estate in the world’s most desirable markets. The firm operates across asset classes, bringing a unique mixed-use and customer-focused sensibility to residential, retail, office and hospitality offerings. SHVO cultivates desire by providing elevated customer experiences, delivered by the provision of exceptional culture, service and design across all areas and in all projects.

Couture Real Estate is craftmanship combined with creativity and art. It is rarified and unique. It is bespoke and highly tailored and is the expression of a distinct and individual ambition. Each property SHVO develops and manages is conceived with every aspect of its tenants’ needs in mind. SHVO believes that luxury manifests in user experience which in return creates significant added value for the property and enhances the opportunity for investors.

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SHVO’s Core+ portfolio features high-quality real estate with a long investment horizon and moderate leverage, where the firm unlocks additional value through unique and creative repositioning and focused asset management. The super prime office portfolio focuses on the most coveted locations in gateway cities across the United States with a target of delivering enhanced returns and capital preservation over the long term.

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SHVO’s Value-Add portfolio features super prime real estate where the firm creates value through reimaging and repositioning the asset for a specific tenant profile and creating strong desire for an irreplicable product.The firm’s active management initiatives including design, leasing, refurbishment, and redevelopment add extreme value to the assets SHVO manages while providing long-term stability to its investors.


SHVO’s opportunistic portfolio includes residential, retail and hospitality developments in super prime locations partnering with some of the world most recognized brands. From The Raleigh to Aman Resorts, from Mandarin Oriental to Core Club, SHVO develops landmark real estate projects that define a neighborhood and deliver lasting value to investors and communities. The firm has a reputation for setting high standards of success in their respective markets and product types. Over and above financial returns, SHVO assets improve cities and pioneer new sustainable practices. Combining insights from local teams, decades of experience and a commitment to design excellence, SHVO crafts sophisticated structures designed by world-class architects.

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