Sema Atis


Sema has 20 years of international design and architectural experience on office, retail, senior living, mixed-use and high-end residential projects in the United States, Europe and Middle East. Since joining DYI in 2006, she has been involved in a wide range of projects from inception through all phases of design, documentation and construction administration.



Bachelor of Science in Architecture Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

Professional Qualifications

Registered Architect, State of Florida LEED Accredited Professional


101 N.E. 3rd Avenue, Suite 500
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Ph: 954-703-7830

Representative Projects

Cornerstone, Coral Springs, Florida
 A mixed-use development on a 7-acre property that includes 75,000 SF of Medical offices, 350 units of apartment, a 175 unit condominium, a 140 room hotel, 65,000 SF of retail and restaurants and two garages providing 1,540 spaces organized along a newly created Pedestrian Main Street.

New River Central, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
A 35-story, 400-unit apartment building with a separate parking garage and amenity deck.

Morea at PompanoPompano Beach, Florida
A 6-story, 330-unit apartment building on a 3.0-acre property adjacent to a City Park within a Transit Oriented District.

St. Pete IISt. Petersburg, Florida
A nine-story, 366-unit luxury rental apartment building with an eight-level garage with 700 parking spaces on a 2.3-acre property in downtown St. Petersburg.

Silverspot CinemasCoconut Creek, Florida
A 59,000 SF, 1,500-seat movie theater with a restaurant to be located on the 4.5-acre residential parcel at the Promenade at Coconut Creek.

The ElementMiami, Florida
A Silver LEED 460-unit, 36-story luxury rental apartment building on Biscayne Bay just north of the Performance Arts District in downtown Miami.

JLB BacardiMiami, Florida
A 246-unit rental apartment development.

Shahdag Winter/Summer ResortAzerbaijan
A mixed-use development that includes 115,000 sf of retail and restaurants, 75 units of apartments, two boutique hotels, a multipurpose building and a plaza that connects to three other hotels.

Master Planning and Schematic Design of retail, golf club, multipurpose building and a residential development that includes twin villas, townhouses and villas.

Sarasota Quay, Jacksonville, Florida
A 10-Story, 350-unit luxury apartment building with a 5-level, 590-space parking garage and 13,500 SF retail space in downtown.

Off Brickell, Miami, Florida
A mixed-use LEED development that includes 100,000 sf of retail space, 155,000 sf of Class A offices and a 210-key hotel.

Deerfield StationDeerfield Beach, Florida
A mixed-use Transit Oriented Development that includes 549 residential units, a 150-key hotel, 16,000 sf of retail, and 36,000 sf of offices.

The Promenade at Coconut Creek, Coconut Creek, Florida
A mixed-use development in a new proposed downtown in a suburban city that includes 254,000 sf of open air regional shopping and entertainment district, 125,000 sf of offices and 456 residential units on a 28-acre site.

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