Sam Boraie is a Vice President at Boraie Development, LLC, a company his father founded in the early 1970’s in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The company specializes in mixed-use real estate that incorporates retail space, offices, and residential units. They design and build towers, manage the properties, and engage in sales and marketing. In an article by PR Newswire, most of the buildings they have built are in downtown New Brunswick but the team at Boraie Development has also built towers in Atlantic City and Newark.

Part of the mission that Sam Boraie engages in at Boraie Development is the revitalization of downtown New Brunswick. When the company was founded, the city had a great deal of vacant and rundown properties. The company was started with the mission of making the area livable again, more details can be found on Bloomberg.com. ¬†They buy older and/or abandoned properties and then build towers that attract residents, retailers, and companies looking for office space. Sam Boraie’s specialty lies in scouting out new properties for the company to purchase as well as having a strong ability to market and sell units.

In addition to being an excellent businessman, Sam Boraie is also dedicated to philanthropy. He gives back to the New Brunswick community in a variety of ways. He has a seat on the Board of Trustees for the State Theater in New Brunswick, a historical theater that provides educational and recreational opportunities to residents in the area. Each summer they hold a free movies program which is financially sponsored by Sam Boraie. The movies are family friendly such as Frozen, The Lego Movie, Moana, and Storks. The program was designed to provide low-income families a way to enjoy movies together as well as help build rapport in the local community.

Another way that Sam Boraie gives back is serving on the Advisory Board of Elijah’s Promise. This nonprofit supplies food to the hungry in New Brunswick. It also provides job training to unemployed and low-income people, giving them the skills they need to enter the restaurant industry. Sam Boraie has also given money to Rutgers University and a Chair in Genomic Science was named after him.

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