The Wharf is being developed by Madison Marquette, a real estate investment management and operating company known for investing in trendy neighborhoods and creating creative mixed-use areas. Amer Hammour, Chairman of Madison Marquette, stated the company is “delighted to welcome Mi Vida” and that with the design firm Knead Hospitality + Design’s touch, “Mi Vida will be yet one more unique and vibrant restaurant destination at The Wharf.”
His first move was to begin advising for Riverstone Holdings in 2014 – as oil dropped from $50 a barrel to $25 a barrel. It kept him satisfied for a time, but soon advising wasn’t enough for him. His colleagues in Riverstone Holdings, including Pierre Lapeyre and David Leuschen thought he could start another EOG – repeat his success – but he noted that that kind of success is once in a life time. Many would have to agree.