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THOMPSON BEACH HOUSE

TOWN SQUARE METEPEC

MARINA PUERTO CANCÚN

TOWN SQUARE METEPEC

THOMPSON MAIN HOUSE

TOWN SQUARE METEPEC

THOMPSON BEACH HOUSE

TOWN SQUARE METEPEC

CALLE CORAZÓN

TOWN SQUARE METEPEC

ABOUT US

Thor Urbana is a leading real estate investment and development company based in Mexico. Through its vertically integrated platform, the firm specializes in the sourcing, acquisition, development, repositioning, leasing, and management of real estate assets, including lifestyle retail centers, luxury hotels and resorts, class A office buildings and residential communities, as well as industrial parks in Mexico and Latin America.


Thor Urbana currently operates more than 20 assets in cities such as Mexico City, Guadalajara, Playa del Carmen, Cancun, Merida, Metepec, Los Cabos, Tulum, San Luis Potosi, Tijuana, Riviera Nayarit, and Belize, among many others.



MISSION / VISION

Our mission is to acquire, develop, operate and lease world-class real estate assets in premier locations and growing markets. We seek investments capable of:



We work everyday with one vision in mind: making Thor Urbana a leading company that sets itself apart and is recognized for its performance in each market segment in which we participate. Through a team of talented and highly-committed professionals, we seek to maximize standards of quality, responsibility, integrity, and ethics, while looking after the interests of our investors, collaborators, customers and business partners. In a socially responsible manner, we create a heritage that will endure in all of the communities in which we belong.


OUR HISTORY

Thor Urbana was founded in 2012. Just one year later, in 2013, Calle Corazon and The Thompson Hotel projects began development in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, one of the most important tourist destinations in the region.

From that moment on, Thor Urbana has not ceased to grow. Today, we have more than 20 projects under development and operation in Mexico and Latin America´s most important cities.




2012

  • Thor Urbana is founded.
  • First investment vehicle raised witha Canadian pension fund.
  • Land acquisition to build Calle Corazon hotel and lifestyle center in Playa del Carmen.
  • Land acquisition in Playa del Carmen for The Shops at 5ta & Calle 8 and The Thompson Hotel and Beach Club.

2013

  • Development initiated for Calle Corazon and The Thompson Beach House.
  • Land purchased for The Landmark Guadalajara, Jalisco.

2014

  • Acquisition of Altavista 147 lifestyle center and Masaryk 120 shops in Mexico City.
  • Land acquisition for Lomas Verdes, Town Square Metepec, and The Ritz- Carlton Hotel in Mexico City.
  • Development initiated for The Shops at 5ta & Calle 8.
  • Thor Urbana places USD $500 M in AUM.

2015

  • Second investment vehicle raised with a Canadian pension fund.
  • Operations commence for Calle Corazon and The Shops at 5ta & Calle 8 in Playa del Carmen.
  • Acquisition of land for Montage Hotel & Residences in Los Cabos, Caye Chapel hotel and residences in Belize, and The Harbor lifestyle center in Merida.
  • Development initiated for The Landmark Guadalajara.
  • Asset acquisition for repositioning, La Palapa.
  • Thor Urbana reaches USD $1 Bn in AUM.

2016

  • Thompson Beach House and Masaryk 120 open to the public.
  • Land acquisition for The Park mixed-use project in San Luis Potosi.
  • Development initiated for Montage Hotel & Residences.
  • Thor Urbana reaches USD $1.5 Bn in AUM.

2017

  • Acquisition of The Landmark mixed- use project in Tijuana, Baja California.
  • Acquisition of additional land for Lomas Verdes.

2018

  • Third investment vehicle (CKD) raised via the Mexican Stock Exchange with Afores.
  • Acquisition of Marina Puerto Cancun lifestyle center in Quintana Roo.
  • Montage Hotel & Residences, The Harbor Merida, The Landmark Guadalajara, and Town Square Metepec open to the public.

2019

  • Land acquisition for a hotel in Riviera Nayarit
  • Launch of Caye Chapel private • residential community.

2020

  • Development initiated for The Park San Luis Potosi.
  • Acquisition of Golf and Beach club in Marina Puerto Cancun.
  • Land acquisition for hotel and beach club in Tulum, Quintana Roo.
  • Land acquisition for The Landmark Reserve in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

2021

  • Fourth investment vehicle (CERPI) raised via the institutional stock exchange (BIVA).
  • Development commences for The Landmark Reserve.
  • Land acquisition for all-inclusive hotel in Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo.
  • The Ritz-Carlton in Mexico City opens to the public.
  • Disposition of Altavista 147 in Mexico City.
  • Acquisition and Launch of Nauka Nayarit Private.
  • Residential Community.
  • Thor Urbana reaches USD $2.5 Bn in AUM.
  • Thor Urbana reaches +20 million sq ft of total developed area.

INVESTMENT STRATEGY

Our investment strategy is well-defined. Thor Urbana provides its investors with superior risk-adjusted returns by developing and acquiring best-in-class lifestyle centers, luxury hotels and resorts, residential and corporate communities, as well as industrial parks located in Mexico and Latin America.

Our approach:

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Focus on densely populated urban markets and premier tourist destinations

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Flexibility to invest in differentiated asset classes

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Capitalize on development and redevelopment opportunities

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Create long-term relationships with stakeholders

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Hand-pick retail partners for each project

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Efficiently manage each asset

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Continuously seek growth opportunities

STRATEGIC PARTNERS

Thor Urbana was launched as a joint venture between two internationally recognized real estate companies: Thor Equities, a leading global real estate development, management, and investment company; and GFA, a leading company in the real estate and development industry in Mexico.

The strength, depth and reach of these powerhouse partners uniquely positions Thor Urbana as a leading competitor in Mexico’s growing commercial real estate arena.

Thor Urbana - GFA Grupo Inmobiliario

GFA: GFA is one of the most recognized developers and operators of class A real estate in Mexico. It offers all of its services in a comprehensive way to generate superior results with its real estate developments. The company encompasses real estate promotion and development, financial planning, architectural design, construction oversight, leasing, and asset management. GFA has more than 50 years of experience, during which it has overseen a portfolio of residential, corporate, and hospitality spaces that are both cutting-edge and will stand the test of time.



Thor Urbana - Thor Equities

Thor Equities: Thor Equities is a leader in the development, leasing, and management of commercial, residential, retail, hotel, and mixed-use assets in premier urban locations worldwide. The company maximizes returns for investors by recognizing a property’s potential, reducing operating expenses, increasing tenant satisfaction, and leveraging market trends to maintain a long-term competitive edge. Thor Equities is also the exclusive representative of global retailers through Thor Retail Advisors, a premier leasing agent for marquee properties worldwide.

OUR CORE VALUES

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Act with integrity

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Excel in everything we do

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Creativity

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Resilience

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Inclusivity

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Teamwork

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Create opportunities for communities and colleagues

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Deliver exceptional customer experiences

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Innovate with purpose

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Lead with passion and a vision for the future