We are Graffito SP

We are a real estate development and urban design firm focused on complex ground floor leasing + activation projects. Our approach embraces a local-first mentality that is steeped in the context of the places and spaces we work.

We do (some) cool stuff.


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Explore our ramblings, observations, and thoughts.


Home: Boston

Reading this blog and the pages that follow may suggest that all we do at Graffito is travel.  Well, that’s not the case. In fact, since 2015 when I moved back to Boston from NYC, we’ve increasingly focused our work on projects in Greater Boston. And as all of us continue to travel (for both work and […]

Shay Takes Cape Town

For some time now, I have longed to visit a city that offers an organic blend of nature, urbanism, and diversity. I finally pulled the trigger this past year by booking a ticket to Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town is geographically and culturally diverse with its 11 national languages, which represent its populations of […]

Month 26: Active Design

A year+ after my return from Remote Year seems like a good time to write my 12th and final blog post about Kyoto, right? Just kidding. But to give you a taste, Kyoto is beautiful, drenched in tradition and culture, has the most stunning and seamless changes in scale of any city I’ve ever been […]

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