July 8, 2021 – There’s little doubt that Covid-19 cast a blow to office markets nationwide. But unlike other regions, a spate of business relocations could be the lifeline South Florida’s office sector needs to bounce back strong. (Source: South Florida Business Journal)
30 Mar: Morris Brown College Adds Hotel Development Project To Its Campus With $30 Million Investment from CGI Merchant Group
March 30, 2021 – CGI Merchant Group is making a $30 million investment in the historic Morris Brown College. (Source: Savoy Network)
11 Mar: Real Estate Journal: CGI Merchant Group’s Raoul Thomas on $650M hospitality fund and other investments
01 Mar: CGI Merchant Group Hospitality Fund To Invest In Atlanta HBCU Morris Brown College With $30 Million Hotel Development Project
March 1, 2021 – Venture Includes Conversion of Existing Campus Facilities into a 150-Key Upscale Hotel and Hospitality Training Complex for Morris Brown Students
15 Dec: CGI Merchant Group Co-GPs with A-Rod Corp and joint venture partner Adi Chugh of Maverick CP in its $650 million hospitality fund
December 15, 2020 –Partnership kicks-off with multimillion-dollar investment in upcoming new hospitality fund.
June 17, 2020 –Today we hear from CGI Merchant Group Founder and CEO, Raoul Thomas, on the future of real estate in suburban markets post-pandemic.
May 29, 2020 –The Brickell-based private equity and management firm CGI Merchant Group is expanding its co-working brand Nexus into Coral Gables.
September 5, 2019 –CGI attracts new tenants including the Gramercy, Club Pilates, and The Nexus Workspaces.
August 16, 2019 –Raoul Thomas proudly accepted the ‘Deal of the Year’ Award by the National Association of Black Hotel Owners (NABHOOD).
July 24, 2019 –CGI Merchant Group acquired a 162,293-square-foot asset in Coral Gables, Fla. Cushman & Wakefield assisted the seller in the transaction.