Mahdi Safa is a seasoned professional real estate consultant with a proven record and over 20 years of progressive experience in residential, commercial, investment real estate market (U.S. and Canada), global business development, capital acquisition, project management, and contract negotiations. As an engineer, Mahdi has combined his analytical skills with a passion for service and love of Southeast Texas area real estate to create successful results for his clients.
Mahdi is also an active faculty member in the College of Science and Engineering Technology at Sam Houston State University. He has worked in the field of technical construction project management in both academia and industry. This perspective has provided him with a broad view of this contemporary topic. Prior to becoming a professor, Mahdi started his professional life as an engineer and progressed to the level of Senior Manager. Mahdi is qualified in most areas of real estate and construction management. He has more than 50 publications on real estate, project management, leadership, global business skills, and supply chain management. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering. Mahdi holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada. He resides with his wife and two children on The Woodlands, TX.