Biography

DBI Projects, Construction Consultant/Owners Representative - DBI

DBI Projects is a multidisciplinary firm that specializes in development management, project management, and real estate advisory services for a diverse range of non-profit, private, and city clients.  Since its founding in 2002, DBI has executed and managed over $10 billion of projects with a focus on the cultural and educational sectors.

Led by Founding Partner David Belt and Managing Partner Ofer Ohad, DBI recently completed the development, design and construction of a new home for St. Ann’s Warehouse theater company in the historic Tobacco Warehouse under the Brooklyn Bridge; a new mixed-use cultural campus in Berlin, Germany; and numerous Robin Hood-funded nonprofits in New York City.  DBI is currently redeveloping and rehabilitating the famous Chelsea Hotel, and developing New Lab, which will bring interdisciplinary, high-tech fabrication and collaboration to a former shipbuilding facility at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.