Ignacio Montojo contributes to the design and implementation of financing and public-private partnership strategies for real estate and urban infrastructure projects globally.
Ignacio brings experience in international real estate development, public-private partnerships, and innovative financing strategies. Currently, he is working on behalf of Metro de Medellín on the creation of a value capture district and public-private partnership for the redevelopment of the emblematic Parque Berrío Station and the surrounding open space. He has recently worked for the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank on real estate development and infrastructure financing strategies in Africa and Latin America. In the United States, he has recently advised two publicly-traded Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) on redevelopment and transaction strategies for some of their key assets in New York.
Prior to joining HR&A, Ignacio served as Project Manager with Hotusa Hotels in Barcelona where he participated in the opening of new hotels and renovations in Europe and Latin America and on the development of new brands and corporate standards. Previously he practiced architecture in Barcelona, and volunteered with Fundación Casa Básica in Chile, fundraising and building emergency housing for families affected by the 2010 earthquake.
Ignacio earned his master’s degree in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and obtained the 1st Thesis Award for his global REIT comparative study. While in school he researched the adaptability of buildings at the Center for Urban Real Estate (CURE.) on behalf of Japanese developer Hulic. He also interned with U3 Advisors focusing on the Cornell Tech campus project on Roosevelt Island. He previously obtained a Degree in Architecture from UPC BarcelonaTech.
Registered Architect, Spain
Member, Urban Land Institute, Young Leaders Group