A private real estate investment and development firm based in Atlanta, Georgia that specializes in real estate development and acquisitions throughout the southeast United States. In addition, the company raises money and manages funds for direct investment in real estate.
The Management Team of TWO Capital Partners combines a unique set of skills and relationships that create a high performance team. The partners bring hands on experience and operating skills gained from developing, acquiring, leasing, managing, and financing over $1 billion of real estate assets.
Mr. O’Brien owns and operates O’Brien & Company, a full service real estate consulting, brokerage and development company based in Atlanta, Georgia. In his role at TWO Capital he is responsible for Fund organization, capital raising, investor relations, and site selection.
O’Brien & Company, founded in 2003 has completed over 600 real estate transactions in the capacity of tenant representation for such clients as Staples, Gander Mountain, Home Depot, RadioShack, GameStop, C2 Education, Camping World, Arby’s, Palm Beach Tan, Stoney River Steakhouse, Fatburger, Caribou Coffee, SportClips, Ten Thousand Villages, Yum! Brands, and Stevi B’s Pizza. The firm differentiates itself from its competition through its rigorous market research, intimate knowledge of its clients needs and through focused, detailed performance modeling of retail units. Prior to starting O’Brien & Company, Mr. O’Brien was a leasing agent for Equity Investment Group where he was responsible for redeveloping, leasing and managing several shopping centers throughout the southeast.
Mr. O’Brien is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing. Mr. O’Brien earned his MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.
Mr. Taubel has an extensive background in real estate development and construction, having built or developed over $350M in real estate, primarily in mixed use and multifamily. Mr Taubel has a deep knowledge of medium to high density residential having entitled and master planned in excess of $1B of urban mixed use residential projects. In his role at TWO Capital he is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Firm, sourcing opportunities, and managing the entire development and acquisition process for the projects the Firm undertakes.
Prior to founding TWO Capital, Mr. Taubel was an Assistant Vice President of Development at Ambling Companies, Inc., a full service multi-family real estate development firm located in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Taubel was responsible for all aspects of project development on all conventional and commercial transactions. Mr. Taubel was responsible for the development, master planning, and entitlement of over 3,000,000 square feet of urban mixed use transaction. He has successfully negotiated numerous municipal development agreements, facilitated the creation of TADs, and repeatedly worked with municipalities to create custom and innovated zoning and entitlement classifications for multi-phased mixed use transactions. Prior to Ambling Mr. Taubel was a Regional Development Manager at Ashwood Development handling all aspects of land development in Atlanta and Northwest Florida, totaling over 1800 lots and multiple commercial parcels. Prior to that Mr Taubel was an Assistant Project Manager at Hardin Construction working on multiple hotels and luxury condominiums totaling over $100MM in construction value, most notably the Intercontinental Hotel - Buckhead.
Mr. Wilson has an extensive background in the investments and financing of real estate assets, having financed and developed over 2,500 units of multi-family with an approximate value of $300 million. In his role at TWO Capital he is responsible for the overall operations and management of the firm with a particular focus on investment origination, capital structuring, and asset management.
Prior to founding TWO Capital, Mr. Wilson was a Finance Director for Ambling Companies, Inc., a full service multi-family real estate development firm located in Atlanta, Georgia. In his role as Finance Director Mr. Wilson was responsible for all aspects of Project Finance and Asset Management including, legal structuring, securing competitive financing programs, investment capital formation, asset management, and dispositions on conventional and affordable housing development transactions. With a wide mix of development experience in different asset classes at Ambling Companies, Mr. Wilson has been involved with the underwriting and execution of over $1 billion dollars of real estate development. Mr. Wilson is an expert in structuring, layering, sourcing, and the packaging of multiple non-traditional funds and resources necessary to support multi-family projects. Specific areas of demonstrated expertise include: debt structuring, utilization of tax credits, public - private partnerships, government sponsored loans, tax exempt bonds, and green initiative dollars.