Creative developments built with strategic partnerships.

With more than 20 years of experience, Orion Development Partners is a real estate development and acquisitions company with a focus on creative financing and subsidization through tax credit programs such as HTC, LIHTC, PACE, NMTC. Our main sectors include hospitality, mixed use, value add commercial, multi-family, and ground up luxury SFR as STR or for sale. We are a passion-driven, high-energy boutique firm that curates unique properties with a collaboration of creative designs. We are relentless in getting our projects across the finish line and begin impact.
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Our success speaks volumes.
$59M
Value of completed pojects.
21
Years of industry experience.
4
Successfully completed projects.
$104M
Value of pre-development projects.
Our expertise.
Development
We offer comprehensive development consulting and construction management services, leveraging our two decades of expertise to guide partners through every stage of their projects. From initial concept ideation to final execution, our team can provide strategic insights and actionable recommendations to optimize project success. With a focus on market trends and regulatory requirements, and specializing in historic tax credits, we ensure that each venture maximizes return on investment and fosters long-term sustainability.
Property Management
Our property management operations are tailored to the unique needs of each partner’s portfolio. We oversee day-to-day operations, vendors, maintenance, and tenant relations, ensuring optimal asset performance and satisfaction. Our data-driven, proactive approach minimizes risks, maximizes efficiencies, and enhances property values, positioning properties and tenants for long-term success.
Creative Capital Structuring
Orion is founded on creative financing and subsidization, leveraging innovative strategies to optimize project funding and maximize returns. With a deep understanding of market dynamics and tax credit programs such as HTC, LIHTC, PACE, NMTC, our team designs tailored capital structures that mitigate risks. By integrating diverse financing options, including equity, debt, and tax incentives, we unlock opportunities for growth and value creation. Orion's transparent capital structuring is positioned to build collaborative relationships and exceed each partner’s’ goals.
Hospitality
From building boutique hotels to luxury resorts and ground up luxury SFR as STRs, our team offers strategic insights and tailored solutions from architecture and development, to enhanced guest experiences, we’ll help drive revenue growth, and elevate your brand’s reputation. With market analysis, feasibility studies, and positioning strategies, we empower projects to set new standards of excellence in hospitality development.
Acquisitions
With our extensive market knowledge, years of industry expertise, and deep industry relationships, we identify and evaluate investment opportunities that align with our partner’s objectives and risk profiles. From initial site assessment and financial analysis to negotiation and closing, our team manages every aspect of the process. With comprehensive partner support and strategic guidance, we capitalize on lucrative opportunities and build stable, profitable developments for our accredited partners.
Completed Projects
Croi | Single-family subdivision built to sell.
Maritimes | Single family home subdivision built to sell.
801 Patterson | Historic renovation with 19 units and retail space.
STR Village | Major hospitality development in New Orleans.
Croi  |  Single-family subdivision built to sell.

Croi

Project overview.
Croi Single-family Subdivision
Irish Channel, New Orleans
15 Residential Homes
Built to Sell
New Construction
14 Months Shovel to Sale
$10M Total Acquisition and Development
Maritimes  |  Single family home subdivision built to sell.

Maritimes

Project overview.
Maritimes Single-family Subdivision
Algiers Point, New Orleans
20 Single-family Homes
Built to Sell
New Construction
18 Months Shovel to Sale
$14M Total Acquisition and Development
801 Patterson  |  Historic renovation with 19 units and retail space.

801 Patterson

Project overview.
801 Patterson Mixed-use Building
Algiers Point, New Orleans
19 Units
4,000sf Retail Space
Historic Renovation
4 Short Term Rental Units
$5M Total Acquisition and Development
STR Village  |  Major hospitality development in New Orleans.

STR Village

Project overview.
STR Village
New Orleans
22 Three Story Units
88,000sf
New Construction
Phased Project
$30.2M Total Acquisition & Development Cost
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Our Process.
1. Planning
We’ll assess market trends, conduct thorough feasibility studies, and engage with local communities to ensure alignment with needs and aspirations. Collaborating closely with architects and designers, we conceptualize innovative solutions that exceed the expectations of stakeholders, setting the stage for a transformative project. By establishing project timelines and milestones, we’ll lay the groundwork for efficient execution in the next phase of development.
  • Assessment
  • Community Engagement
  • Collaboration and Design
  • Project Management
2. Financial Structure
Our financial analysis and modeling will determine the optimal capital structure for each project, balancing debt, equity, and tax incentives to maximize returns while minimizing risks. Our team will negotiate favorable financing terms with lenders and partners, ensuring the availability of capital and planned returns throughout the project lifecycle. Our commitment to transparency and accountability is reflected in robust controls and reporting, allowing for agile decision-making and proactive risk management.
  • Partner Relationship Building
  • Creative Capital Structuring
  • ROI / NOI Expectations
  • Transparent Financials
3. Development
With a developer partner selected, we’ll oversee all construction activities with a focus on unique designs, quality, timeliness, and budget, leveraging our 20+ years of experience. Through coordination with stakeholders and local permitting, we’ll navigate potential obstacles and ensure smooth project execution, while incorporating sustainable design practices to minimize environmental impact. We remain agile in our approach to development, seizing opportunities to deliver exceptional results.
  • Permitting
  • Construction
  • FF&E
  • Quality Assurance
4. Stabilization and Exit
As each project nears completion, we will implement targeted marketing strategies to maximize revenue, ensuring a smooth transition to operational stability, revenue, and repayment of capital. With an eye on long-term value creation, we optimize ROI performance through efficient management, enhancing cash flow and returns. Our team will evaluate changing market conditions and work to capitalize on value appreciation, ensuring a successful and profitable exit for all partners.
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Revenue and ROI Analysis
  • Repayment of Capital
  • Profitable Exit

Throughout our transparent process, from imagination to stabilization and exit, is a supportive team ensuring optimal success. Our commitment to excellence, maximizes returns, and consistently curates unique properties with a collaboration of creative designs.

Partner With Us
We have a wealth of development opportunities open for partnership. Each project is unique in its location, planning, development, and offering. If you are a LP or GP or looking to place senior debt, please contact us to join our project team.
The Reserve Hotel | Historic luxury nestled in the heart of New Orleans.
Henderson Point Beach Neighborhood | Luxury vacation homes right on the beach.
222 Flagler | Boutique hotel development in Florida.
The Reserve Hotel  |  Historic luxury nestled in the heart of New Orleans.

Reserve Hotel

Project overview.
The Reserve Hotel
Central Business District, New Orleans
60-key Boutique Hotel
50,000sf
Historic Renovation
14-Month Construction Timeline
Henderson Point Beach Neighborhood  |  Luxury vacation homes right on the beach.

Henderson Point
Beach Neighborhood

Project overview.
Henderson Point Beach
Neighborhood
Pass Christian, Mississippi
High-End Vacation Neighborhood
32 6-bed, 6-bath, Luxury Units
New Construction
4 Acres of Beachfront Property
222 Flagler  | Boutique hotel development in Florida.

222 Flagler

Project overview.
222 Flagler
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
28 Key Boutique Hotel
37,000sf
New Construction
Currently in Funding