Frank E. Navarro is the Managing Principal of Navarro Lowrey, Inc., leading its business ventures and projects while also developing and executing new business strategies designed to preserve the Company's competitive advantage. A Palm Beach County resident for more than 30 years, he began his career as an architect, spending 10 years as project manager on complex, coastal and mountain projects in Florida, Virginia and Colorado.
Since the Company's founding in 1993, Mr. Navarro has personally led the development of 20 self-funded, multi-million dollar development projects in Florida, Texas and Colorado. Mr. Navarro has also formulated various, innovative operating programs for the Company, including the establishment of the EcoPlex® sustainable development brand of Navarro Lowrey, Inc. in 2004. Under Mr. Navarro's leadership and with its own capital, Navarro Lowrey has completed three sustainably developed LEED® projects including the brand's flagship project, EcoPlex®, a 100,000 square foot, LEED® Gold Certified Class "A" office building in West Palm Beach.
Most recently, Navarro Lowrey completed redevelopement of the former West Palm Beach City Hall Site, delivering a 435,000 square foot mixed-use project now branded Flagler Banyan Square.
Mr. Navarro earned his 5 Year Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Florida A&M University and his MBA in Finance and Real Estate from Columbia University. He has been a NCARB-certified, registered architect in the State of Florida as well as a member of the American Institute of Architects. He is currently a Full Member of Urban Land Institute serving on its Sustainable Development Council and Board Chair of Environmental Defense Fund - North Carolina.