About Mark

Founded in 2010, MORE is the culmination of Mark Orchard’s 25 years of international professional property experience. These experiences include projects throughout the United Sates, Canada and Bermuda and include hospitality, commercial and residential developments in New York, London, Los Angeles, Calgary, Toronto, Chicago, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Boston and Washington to name a few.

Tucker’s Point Club:1999 - 2010 ~ Senior Vice President Operations

  • Coordinated many aspects of land planning, site layout, subdivision, building design, construction permitting, corporate repositioning, PR and communications
  • Primary corporate interface with Government Departments including Planning, Environment, Works & Engineering, Environmental Health, Land Valuation, Parks, and Marine & Ports
  • Selected and managed local and overseas vendors, consultants, designers, and service professionals
  • Prepared the Environmental Impact Statement that secured Planning permission for the hotel, spa and residential components located in environmentally sensitive areas
  • Negotiated contracts, leases, management agreements and employment agreements
  • Oversaw the termination of the Marriott Management Agreement
  • Successfully managed the sale of hotel assets and FF&E
  • Secured new operating contracts for telecommunications, infrastructure, security and property maintenance functions

Bermuda Land Development Company:1997 - 1999 ~ Vice President of Commercial Development

  • Mark supervised the preparation of a multifaceted Master Plan of the former US Naval Bases at Southside and Daniels Head including leasing and sales strategies, financial and investment modeling and developing marketing programs
  • Prepared reports for Cabinet review and conducted presentations to Bermuda Government
  • Negotiated and executed the lease for the Daniels Head tourism redevelopment
  • Executed short term licenses and long term leases between BLDC and commercial tenants

Ernst & Young LLP - New York City:1992-1997 ~ Senior Manager Real Estate Consulting

  • Managed teams of staff to prepare complex financial and transaction analyses, including spreadsheet and discounted cash flow, IRR, NOI and non-performing loan investigations
  • Conducted market due diligence on behalf of institutional banks and investment funds
  • Assisted with the disposal of over $1 billion of non-performing commercial real estate loans
  • Audited & restructured leases and negotiated revised terms and conditions on behalf of landlords and tenants in a volatile marketplace

Knight Frank & Rutley Ltd. - New York City: 1990-1992 ~ Real Estate Consultant & Sales Associate

  • Prepared complex financial analyses of commercial office, hotel and residential buildings
  • Conducted due diligence of trophy office buildings for purchase and sale by high net worth clients and institutional investors

Douglas Elliman Commercial - New York City:1987-1990 ~ Appraiser and Valuation Analyst

  • Conducted discounted cash flow appraisals, site inspections, market research of condominiums, offices, retail shops and hotels for banks, credit agencies and investors