"Buy the ticket.  Take the ride."

Creating, and being involved in, a situation that may get you in way over your head -- but deciding that turning back would be a rather uninteresting option.

Hunter S. Thompson

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Michael D. Linczyc BSc (Arch), B Arch (Hons), ARB (UK)

20 South Terrace, Short Hills

New Jersey 07078

United States

+1 646 279 4845




Guiding developers to create engaging, experience-driven, sustainable and profitable environments.

Assembling world-class teams to deliver actionable strategies covering design, feasibility, branding and development management with a focus on driving participation and sharing in diverse markets.


    Consulting Clients:



    A passion to create unique experiences and environments that are engaging and profitable.

    Established a new business division for Pico Group, one of Asia’s leading brand activation,

    events and exhibition company; focused on the hospitality, real estate and retail industries.



     Diversified real estate company, with $10bn of residential, office and hospitality portfolio investments.

    Recruited by the Principals to establish the hospitality group, execute a strategic action

    plan and manage all aspects of investments and developments.



    Creators of the boutique hotel segment, owner / manager of 13 hotels in the United States and Europe

    Spearheaded ground up construction for new properties in South Beach, Scottsdale

    and Las Vegas and renovations to existing properties in London, Los Angeles and Miami



    Largest architecture and engineering infrastructure project managers in the Middle East.

    Owner’s Representative for $300m mixed-use 5* hotel/condominium & retail development in

    the Diplomatic District in Doha, State of Qatar, on behalf of the client, the Minister of Finance.



    Leading restaurant group with properties in New York and Las Vegas expands into hotels and resorts.

    Identified, retained and directed the consultant teams for design, sourcing and construction

    projects across the United States, including hotel renovations, repositionings and new builds.



    One of the largest hotel companies in the world , owns and operates 1,100+ hotels in 93 countries.

    Managed all aspects of design and construction including consultants, contracts, permits, site

    operations and tenant coordination for $60m flagship W Times Square.


Leader in hospitality interior design for luxury hotels and resorts with 350 staff in 7 international offices.


Executed a detailed strategic plan for business and corporate development, enhancing project

and studio leadership and represented the firm on its largest high-profile international projects.


New York's go to designers for unique environments for hospitality, culture and entertainment.


Directed and mentored the dozen project managers, architects and designers within my studio,

responsible for budgets, schedules, client liaison, presentations, manpower and profitability.

Experience Projects Pier 66 Hotel & Marina Florida Montpelier Estate, Antigua Food Theatre Concept B/spoke Solutions Puck Building, NYC Westminster Hotel, NJ Mondrian Scottsdale Mondrian South Beach Mondrian/Delano LV Mixed-Use Development Doha, Qatar James Hotel Scottsdale James Hotel Chicago Blue Fin, Chicago W Hotel Times Square NY Blue Fin Restaurant Whiskey Bar Presidential Palace, Abu Dhabi 20 Hotels in Makkah, KSA Yanqi Lake, Beijing Samba Grill, LV Cirque de Soleil, HKG





An energizing and proven leader in the hospitality industry with 25+ years 360-degree global expertise in real estate development, architecture, design and construction.


Constantly seeking new and greater challenges, consistently demonstrating the creativity, drive and determination to deliver outstanding, award winning, high profile developments, ranging from $50m to $5bn, with a track record of empowering sustainable, collaborative world class teams to lead and dominate their key markets.