Zad Roumaya is a serial entrepreneur who, over the last 20 yrs has created, funded, and operated ventures within the Commercial Software sector, Retail and Architectural Design & Build sectors as well as the Fine Art and  Studio arena.  

Since 1999, Roumaya has focused on real estate investment focused on inner-city urban renewal areas, delivering new construction developments as well as renvovation of existing buildings within the buzzworks portfolio.  Uses span office, flex space and creative live-work spaces, condominium and Class A apartment development.

Prior to these founder roles and successes, Roumaya enjoyed a 17 year corporate career in the technology arena, managing teams in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Austin.  In the last 5 years of his corporate tour, Roumaya held Director and VP roles in Sales, Partnerships and Alliances, within the Austin Ventures Portfolio.

As his various Non-Real Estate ventures created additional financial opportunities, Roumaya has patiently invested in various real estate holdings with an eye toward boutique infill projects, now owned and managed under

Roumaya’s companies have developed assets with an estimated value of $15 million of commercial loft-style office spaces, condominium and live-work spaces.


  • Vice Chair, TOD TIF board, City of Dallas
  • St John’s Episcopal School board member
  • Consultant and Advocate, DFW Marketplace
  • Advisory Board to Bill Priest Small Business Incubator