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Meet Forté Luxe’s World-Class
Development Team

The development team at Forté Luxe has decades of extensive expertise and well-earned success within the South Florida market and across the globe. With a portfolio of top-notch projects, the visionaries who brought this luxury address to life are:

Marius Fortelni, Forté Development

Maris Fortlni

Marius Fortelni is the original visionary of The Forté West Palm Beach, the company’s signature project. Fueled by his passion for great architecture and unique real estate assets, Fortelni came to Southeast Florida in 2016, in search of waterfront land to develop. He was successful in gaining control of the current development site and is credited with creating and managing The Forté’s architectural master plan.

Fortelni has over 40 years of international real estate development, construction, and finance experience. He has developed and managed several residential projects throughout the New York metropolitan area, with a focus on the Manhattan and Hamptons submarkets.

Collins Development Company, Owner’s Representative

Founded in 1991, Collins Development Company has spearheaded projects of all types, sizes, and complexities. The team’s expertise is exemplified through its passion and dedication to deliver development projects that are proven to enhance the homeowner’s experience for years to come. As an agent of the owner, Collins Development serves as a proven leader of the project development team.

Alfonso Jurado, Architect

Alfonso Jurado is the principal of Alfonso Jurado Architecture, a multidisciplinary architecture, planning and interior design firm based in Miami, Florida. Jurado is a LEED accredited, Florida-registered architect with a career that spans over 26 years of working on projects of varying sizes and scopes. For 19 years, Jurado worked at one of Florida’s most renowned architectural firms, where he was involved with projects in multiple locations around the globe. The last 7 years of his tenure, he served as vice-president, overseeing construction projects totaling over 4 million sq. ft. with budgets exceeding $1 billion.

KAST Construction

Headquartered in West Palm Beach, KAST Construction is Palm Beach County’s largest general contractor. Driven by innovation, creativity, and meticulous attention to detail, KAST has successfully delivered an impressive portfolio of projects since its inception in 1998. The full-service firm has extensive experience throughout Florida in multiple market sectors, including high-rise, residential, hospitality, office, country club, and more.

The Decorators Unlimited, Interior Design

Founded in South Florida in 1985, The Decorators Unlimited is one of the world’s premier interior design firms. Bob Martin, president and CEO, and his team of talented designers, have created award-winning spaces around the world. The full-service firm specializes in design concept, procurement and installation for new construction, and renovation projects big and small.

Eyzenberg & Company

Eyzenberg & Company is the industry’s leading ground lease & capital advisory firm delivering full capital stack solutions for existing, transitional, and to-be-built commercial real estate projects. With offices in New York, Miami, Washington D.C. Metro, and Philadelphia, Eyzenberg & Company is one of the fastest-growing real estate capital advisory firms in the U.S.

Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Established in 1911, Douglas Elliman Real Estate is the largest brokerage in the New York Metropolitan area and one of the largest independent residential real estate brokerages in the United States. With more than 7,000 agents, the company operates approximately 105 offices in New York City, Long Island, The Hamptons, Westchester, Connecticut, New Jersey, Florida, California, Colorado, Massachusetts and Texas. Moreover, Douglas Elliman has a strategic global alliance with London-based Knight Frank Residential for business in the worldwide luxury markets spanning 60 countries and six continents.