Abraham Ng'hwani

Founder & CEO

DUKE UNIVERSITY, Pratt School of Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Minor in Arabic; Chinese and French. Recipient of the Duke University merit-based Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship.

Durham, NC
May, 2016


ABRANOVA REAL ESTATE, INC

Founded Abranova Real Estate and used data analytics and simulation technologies to acquire a strategic golf-course residential subdivision in Treyburn Country Club.

Created the company's in-house real estate investment platform and raised more than $1.04MM for the first phase of construction.

Currently operating the project at a 104% budget efficiency and on-track to deliver the projected 16% IRR for our investors. Sold 50% of inventory as pre-sales.

Raised $1MM in investments for the financing of the second phase of construction which is currently under construction. Sold 50% of inventory as pre-sales.

Projected to end the year with more than $2.5MM in revenues. Currently working on next acquisitions and development plans with a $4MM committed towards the next project.

Durham, NC
Jan, 2017 - Present


EXPERIENCE

GILBANE BUILDING COMPANY

Gilbane is a leading Fortune 500 construction company with annual revenues of $4.5 Billion.

Project Engineer, Parkside Elementary School (Raleigh, NC)

Took a $27MM project from scratch, worked with the client and architects to address all design and cost implication concerns.

Led three phases of preconstruction takeoffs and analysis to reconcile design changes to the overall project budget.

Collaborated with subcontractors, architects, and the client to minimize costs, negotiating contracts to work within the budget.

Preconstruction Engineer, Nutanix Chesterfield Renovation (Durham, NC)

Prepared preconstruction estimates, takeoffs, bid tabs, and GMP documents for a $6MM office upfit job for Nutanix, Inc. technologies, located in Durham, NC.

Worked with the client, architect and subcontractors to consolidate the project budget from $8MM to $6MM.

Preconstruction Engineer, Project Riverboat (Charlotte, NC)

Prepared preconstruction estimates, takeoffs, bid tabs, and GMP documents for a 33 stories, $179MM high-rise office building dubbed ‘Project Riverboat’ for the $24B development firm Lincoln Harris.

Worked with the client, architect and subcontractors to consolidate the construction budget.

Prepared preconstruction estimates, takeoffs, bid tabs, and GMP documents for a 4 stories parking garage for the Project Riverboat high-rise.

Durham, NC
May, 2016 - Sept, 2017

Abraham Ng'hwani

Founder & CEO

DUKE UNIVERSITY, Pratt School of Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Minor in Arabic; Chinese and French. Recipient of the Duke University merit-based Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship.

Durham, NC

May, 2016


ABRANOVA REAL ESTATE, INC

Founded Abranova Real Estate and used data analytics and simulation technologies to acquire a strategic golf-course residential subdivision in Treyburn Country Club.

Created the company's in-house real estate investment platform and raised more than $1.04MM for the first phase of construction.

Currently operating the project at a 104% budget efficiency and on-track to deliver the projected 16% IRR for our investors. Sold 50% of inventory as pre-sales.

Raised $1MM in investments for the financing of the second phase of construction which is currently under construction. Sold 50% of inventory as pre-sales.

Projected to end the year with more than $2.5MM in revenues. Currently working on next acquisitions and development plans with a $4MM committed towards the next project.

Durham, NC

Jan, 2017 - Present


EXPERIENCE

GILBANE BUILDING COMPANY

Gilbane is a leading Fortune 500 construction company with annual revenues of $4.5 Billion.

Project Engineer, Parkside Elementary School (Raleigh, NC)

Took a $27MM project from scratch, worked with the client and architects to address all design and cost implication concerns.

Led three phases of preconstruction takeoffs and analysis to reconcile design changes to the overall project budget.

Collaborated with subcontractors, architects, and the client to minimize costs, negotiating contracts to work within the budget.

Preconstruction Engineer, Nutanix Chesterfield Renovation (Durham, NC)

Prepared preconstruction estimates, takeoffs, bid tabs, and GMP documents for a $6MM office upfit job for Nutanix, Inc. technologies, located in Durham, NC.

Worked with the client, architect and subcontractors to consolidate the project budget from $8MM to $6MM.

Preconstruction Engineer, Project Riverboat (Charlotte, NC)

Prepared preconstruction estimates, takeoffs, bid tabs, and GMP documents for a 33 stories, $179MM high-rise office building dubbed ‘Project Riverboat’ for the $24B development firm Lincoln Harris.

Worked with the client, architect and subcontractors to consolidate the construction budget.

Prepared preconstruction estimates, takeoffs, bid tabs, and GMP documents for a 4 stories parking garage for the Project Riverboat high-rise.

Durham, NC

May, 2016 - Sept, 2017