Name: Saul Valentin
Nominating Organization: AVANCE-Houston
Saul Valentin, Co-Founded Collaborate in 2011 and serves as the Chief Executive Manager. As a multi-Discipline firm, Collaborate is involved in Project Management, Design and Development of institutional, higher education, city and commercial real estate projects. Saul has been involved in more than a billion square feet of design and construction in office, retail, multi-family, education, and hospitality projects throughout Texas and across the country.
Prior to founding Collaborate, Saul served as Development Manager and Managing Principal for 3D/International, PARSON Corporation and Perspectiva. Saul currently serves on the executive board of Buffalo Bayou Parks, Chairman of AVANCE and immediate past chairman of Lone Star College Foundation board.
Today, Saul’s focus is on Real Estate Development including developing Village Center, a large P3 economic development in Jersey Village. Located on 290 and Beltway 8 in the City of Jersey Village, an Office, Multi-Family, Retail, Civic, and Hospitality is in the planning stages and expected to break ground in 2020. Collaborate and the City of Jersey Village vision is to create a civic centric Mix Use development that will serve as a Hwy 290 economic center.