Alex Feldman is a Vice President at U3 Advisors. With a background in Architecture and Urban Planning, Alex is involved in both the advisory and development capacities of the firm, providing expertise in strategic planning, economic development, campus edge planning, and real estate strategy. He also assists in business development for the firm.
Since joining U3 Advisors in 2009, he has served as a project manager for the firm’s Midtown Detroit anchor strategy where he helped lead the design and implementation of the $5M Live Midtown employee housing incentive program, the Source Detroit local procurement program, and the formation of the community development organization, Midtown Detroit Inc. Alex also managed the TechTown District planning process with Sasaki and Re-Bar and is currently serving as project manager on the implementation of the TechTown Living Room – the district’s first public space.
Outside of Detroit, Alex has led the firm’s engagement with the American University of Beirut to develop a faculty and staff housing strategy, a consortium of institutions in Lexington, Kentucky to develop the vision for an Anchor Strategy, and has worked with philanthropic, institutional and community leaders in the Lower Rio Grande Valley on a community engagement framework for the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Alex is currently involved in the development of a new university in Chula Vista, CA.
Alex previously worked with KPF Architects in London and New York City, working on large-scale master planning and design projects in Moscow, Abu Dhabi, and Hong Kong. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a ULI Young Leader. A native of Philadelphia, Alex earned his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. He received a Masters in City Design and Social Science from the London School of Economics, as well as a Masters in Architecture and a Certificate in Real Estate Development from the University of Pennsylvania.