David Belt is the Executive Director and Founder of Macro Sea. David is an active real estate developer who has worked on a diverse range of projects that vary widely in size, scope, and location. David is also the Founder and Managing Partner of DBI, a firm specializing in real estate development, construction consulting and project management.
Currently, David and Macro Sea are working on a redevelopment in the Brooklyn Navy Yard called New Lab, which will bring interdisciplinary high-tech fabrication and collaboration to a former shipbuilding facility. He is also spearheading the new development and restoration team for the Hotel Chelsea.
David Belt has been a guest lecturer, panelist, and participant for institutions such as Columbia University, RPI, Penn Design, Community Design Collaborative, the Atlantic Conference, the Venice Biennale, and MoMA.
About Macro Sea:
“Macro Sea is a creative developer based in New York City.
Our mission is to do projects that we find interesting.
We design, build, and operate projects for people and places that we care about.
Created in 2009, Macro Sea has executed projects in the built environment and conceptual realms, in New York City and around the world.
As part of our core mission, Macro Sea conceptualizes and builds creative interim use projects that transform and energize our surroundings. Our design projects have been featured in MoMA and the Venice Biennale.”