Paul Travis is managing partner of Washington Square Partners, a real estate development advisory firm in New York City which he founded in 1994.
Over the years, he has worked with corporations, non-profit institutions, and government entities to reconfigure real estate assets and solve land use issues.
He is also a partner in Kingsbridge Development Partners, a real estate development firm which developed River Plaza in the Bronx, New York, the first major private development in the Bronx in twenty years. Since its inception, his firm has been responsible for several major redevelopment initiatives, including Moynihan Station Redevelopment, New York Historical Society, Downtown Brooklyn Redevelopment, Cooper Union, Harlem Park, River Plaza, Theater Row, Long Island City and Skyland Center in Washington, D.C.
Prior to founding Washington Square Partners, Mr. Travis served as chief operating officer of Forest City Ratner Companies in New York City, where he was responsible for the development and leasing of MetroTech Center, a 4.5-million-square-foot complex in Brooklyn, New York. He was also responsible for the development of the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, the first new convention center hotel in that city.