Tavistock Group

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Tavistock Group
IndustryPrivate Equity
Founded1975; 46 years ago (1975)
HeadquartersThe Bahamas
Key people
Joe Lewis, Christopher Anand, Shehan Dissanayake, Mario Espinosa, Daniel Levy, Vivienne Lewis, Charlie Lewis, James Avery, Douglas McMahon, Rasesh Thakkar, Josh Levy, Nicholas Beucher, Tom Youth, Aaron Davis
ProductsDiversified Private Investments

Tavistock Group is a Bahamas-based private investment organization founded by Joe Lewis in 1975. Lewis is the primary investor in the company. The company is headquartered in the offshore financial centre of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas and has offices in Argentina, China, Mexico, the United States, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Romania, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Bulgaria.[1]

Investment portfolio[edit]

With investments in hundreds of companies across 10 countries, Tavistock Group’s investment portfolio includes:[2]

Master planned communities[edit]

Lake Nona, Orlando, Florida[edit]

It is the developer of master-planned real estate at Lake Nona, a multi-faceted, 17-square-mile (44 km2, 10,900 acre, 4,400 hectare)[5] mixed-use development in southeast Orlando designed as a large-scale community offering education, medical and recreational facilities, a life sciences cluster, diverse workspaces, and a range of residential options. The centerpiece of the community is Lake Nona Medical City, which includes the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, the University of Florida Academic and Research Center, Nemours Children’s Hospital and the Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center.[6]

Resort properties & private clubs[edit]

Albany, New Providence[edit]

Other luxury resort properties include Albany on the island of New Providence in The Bahamas designed in conjunction with Tiger Woods and Ernie Els. This luxury beach resort community opened in October 2010 features an Els-designed 18-hole championship golf course and a 71-slip mega-yacht marina flanked by luxury residences designed by noted architects, including the late Charles Gwathmey and Robert A.M. Stern.[7]

St. Regis Atlanta[edit]

Tavistock Group bought the St. Regis Atlanta, a 26-floor development with 151 guest rooms and suites and 53 residences located in Atlanta's Buckhead community.

Harmony Cove, Jamaica[edit]

Tavistock Group has partnered with the Jamaican Government’s Harmonization Ltd. to jointly plan and develop 2,350 oceanfront acres the country’s northern coast into Harmony Cove, a new resort destination category for Jamaica. Harmony Cove is situated 30 minutes from Montego Bay and Ocho Rios in Trelawny Parish and will offer luxury accommodations, championship golf courses, a casino and an assortment of shopping and dining choices.


Tavistock Restaurant Collection[edit]

Tavistock Restaurant Collection (TRC) is a family of upscale dining brands: Abe & Louie's, Atlantic Fish, Atlas, Blackhawk Grille[citation needed], Boxi Park, Cafe del Rey[citation needed], Cañonita, Canvas Restaurant & Market, Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen, Coach Grill, Joe's American Bar & Grill, Napa Valley Grille, Park Pizza & Brewing Company, Timpano, and ZED451[citation needed]. Restaurant concepts include steakhouse, pizza, seafood, Italian, and modern American fare. All locations offer wine selections from the private wine label Tavistock Reserve Collection.

Freebirds World Burrito[edit]

Freebirds Word Burrito is an Austin, TX, based restaurant concept under Tavistock Group but is not included in the Tavistock Restaurant Collection.


  1. ^ "Overview," Archived 2013-04-21 at the Wayback Machine Tavistock website (Retrieved April 21, 2013)
  2. ^ "Portfolio," Tavistock (Retrieved July 2, 2014)
  3. ^ http://www.tavistock.com/portfolio/finance-services/
  4. ^ "Braslyn Discloses All-Cash Proposal for Callidus Capital Corporation for C$2.00 Per Share". Cision Distribution. 6 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Lake Nona," Tavistock (Retrieved September 13, 2018)
  6. ^ "Orlando VA Medical Center," US Department of Veterans Affairs (Retrieved September 13, 2018)
  7. ^ "Albany Bahamas | a luxury resort community." Albany Bahamas (Retrieved September 25, 2011)

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