About us

Who we are & what we do

Our story

Newgard is one of the leading real estate development companies in florida, we bring in unique and progressive ideas into the world of development and architecture. 

The partners of Newgard Development Group have spent more than 20 years in the Florida real estate market, founded by Harvey Hernandez, Newgard’s highly skilled associates bring more than 40 years of combined experience in entitlement, development, sales and marketing, design, and construction.

We optimize all aspects of property development, design, and construction to transform the way buildings and spaces come to life. Delivering above expectations requires excellence throughout the development process. Newgard assures elite performance at each and every stage of development.

We design modern and high-end architecture, making us one among the leading real estate development companies of the nation. Our expert group of managers work with a vision to deliver the best, on budget and or before the estimated date of completion.

Our Projects

We have successfully developed and managed projects ranging from as small as Two Million dollars to upwards of $250MM primarily in Florida, Texas and Tennessee markets.

Hallmarks of the Newgard approach to development include innovative luxury buildings in desirable, centrally located neighborhoods, pedestrian-oriented lifestyles, and cutting-edge amenities. Property designs reflect a commitment to relevant architectural detailing and the attitudes of residents. By focusing on the unique qualities of each project, Newgard is able to ensure superior quality with exacting attention to detail, exceptional finishes, and timely completion, every time.

Our clients range from the family-owned firm to institutional organization and include developers, investors, owners, family office, institutional funds, sureties, REITS, and banks.

Newgard’s recent projects include Natiivo Austin, Natiivo Miami, Gale Boutique hotel Fort Lauderdale, Gale Residences in Fort Lauderdale; Niido Orlando, Niido Nashville, One Flager Office building, Centro in downtown Miami and BrickellHouse in Brickell.

Newgard’s recent projects include Gale Boutique hotel Fort Lauderdale, currently under construction, Gale Residences in Fort Lauderdale; One FLager Office building, Centro in downtown Miami and BrickellHouse in Brickell.


Harvey Hernández is the Founder & CEO of Miami-based Newgard Development Group. Fueled by his innate creativity and armed with a diehard entrepreneurial spirit, Harvey first began his involvement in real estate development during the 1990’s as a hands-on investor in the rapidly expanding Miami market.

Harvey has spent more than two decades in the South Florida market – observing the city’s tremendous capacity for change and progress. Always holding firm to excellence and being at the forefront of the industry, Harvey continues to revitalize the high-end residential market in South Florida by developing innovative projects that deliver the best in location, cutting-edge amenities, luxury finishes, and forward-thinking design. He currently resides in Miami, FL.