Omar Boraie is the passionate father who was able to take New Brunswick, New Jersey out of the ashes and turn it into the amazing economic juggernaut that it is today. Omar Boraie spent decades instilling a vision of compassion into Boraie Development LLC. They dreamed of turning New Brunswick into an economic giant like the great successful cities in Europe. After four decades, Omar Boraie can confidently say that he achieved his goal.
According to NY Times, Boraie Development LLC has been donating immense funds to the city for years. Omar Boraie wanted to keep his giving a secret, but NJbiz.com twisted some arms and got their hands on that information. They wrote an article and discussed how Omar Boraie gave the New Brunswick City Council $150 million do regrow the commercial and residential sectors. Omar Boraie made it clear that he did not want any of that money to come back to him. He wanted the profit to be used to start grants for kids looking to go to school in New Brunswick.
Sam Boraie discussed with the executives of Boraie Development LLC, and they developed three things needed to grow New Brunswick. The first area that needed attention was the family situation. Parents did not want to raise their children in New Brunswick. The second area that needed attention was the job situation. Current businesses were leaving, and no new businesses were opening up. Lastly, the middle-class had left.
Omar Boraie began several non-profits to make New Brunswick more welcoming to families. One of those non-profits was the State Theater. Every summer, the State Theater offers seven free movie nights to the community. They show family-friendly movies to give people quality time with each other. Check out Bloomberg for more info.
Omar Boraie then began looking at ways to lower the unemployment rate in the city. The first problem on his hands was that businesses were leaving. Omar Boraie caught wind that Johnson and Johnson was thinking of leaving town. If they did, then it was game over for New Brunswick. Omar sat down with the corporate office and was able to convince them that it would be very beneficial for them to stay.
Omar was then able to bring new jobs to the area by focusing on the middle-class professional. Omar built towers that focused on granting office spaces and condos that were upper class for middle-class prices. This cause professionals to flock to their city. You can search on Yahoo to know more.