Omar Boraie is an Egyptian immigrant who traveled to New Brunswick forty years ago to pursue a Ph.D. in chemistry. At the time of his arrival, the town was in a devastating condition, and most people were not willing to reside in it. According to NJ Biz, it was against common market prudence that the scholar saw the opportunity to develop the town into a modern city, notwithstanding the conditions it was in therein.
His creativity and vision saw him persevere and build one of the most magnificent constructions in the town, unmatched to none, the latest being Aspire that houses a luxurious residential estate as well as a park. The area where the business and scholar built the Aspire is a former crumbled cluster of houses. He has his office located on the eighth floor of the building from which he has a scenic view of the town he has helped modernize. He purchased the houses with the aim of consolidating enough land for that vision. His story was published by Central Jersey Working Moms http://centraljerseyworkingmoms.com in a blog that exemplifies the vision of Omar Boraie.
He began the journey of renovating the town with the construction of Tower one building, which was an office complex in the 1980s. He also followed with another Tower Two building in the year 2003. He allotted several other spaces for another kind of businesses such as hotels and restaurants as well as theatre. He also later built the tallest building and designated it for residential suites.
Omar Boraie is now the president of Boraie Development LLC. It was an uphill task building the company with limited resources in a time that the town had little economic value. The seventy-two years old chemistry scholar is assisted in the management by his son Wasseem, who is also the acting vice president of the company. His other son Sam and daughter Hiam has also has been playing important roles in the management of the company. With this combination, downtown has now emerged from the doldrums to a new modern town thanks to the vision.
The chief executive nonetheless attributes the success of his dream to the cooperation he got from the many working class people and entrepreneurs who gripped the opportunity and invested in his dream through appreciating the newly constructed buildings. Whenever he looks out and see Johnson & Johnson from the windows in his office, he cannot resist the joy of a dream come true.