Malik Yoba already beat the odds once: landing a starring role in the cult classic movie “Cool Runnings” without an agent or even a head shot. And now the actor who went on to star in the groundbreaking television series “New York Undercover” wants to break into an industry that may be even tougher than Hollywood: New York City real estate development.
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“THE REAL ESTATE MIX TAPE” is an 8-part docu-series that follows actor, filmmaker and real estate developer, Malik Yoba, as he pursues his first commercial real estate (CRE) deal in New York.
As the founder and owner of YOBA Development, Malik, along with a diverse group of young, aspiring professionals interested in learning about the CRE industry, journey the often opaque world of CRE development.
Malik provides them awareness, access and advocacy as he works to navigate and secure his first deal
Yoba Development Fellowship with Pratt Institute School of Architecture
Redevelopment of South Bronx public school + brand new sports and wellness center
Partnership with NYCHA’s first RMC ( Resident Management Company)
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