Epitome Development

We target, invest, and develop ATX and HTX properties directly in the path of progress. Our team of experts have over 40 years of combined land development experience helping de-risk projects and increase speed-to-market to maximizing your ROI.
+ million under dev.
+ acres under dev.
+ accredited investors
+ build-to-rent homes

Our Mission

We acquire land in stellar A+ locations in growing sub-markets of Austin and Houston, Texas  and have an experienced team of engineers and ex-city officials who expedite planning and entitlements.

Our founders, Dharma Rajah and Ashwini Rajah, are serial entreprenuers. They began Epitome with a simple vision: to create a secure, high-yeild investment vehicle for their family and other Texas investors and community leaders. Texas is BOOMING, presenting a unique investment window of opportunity for those ready to take advantage.

A History of Success

Our story begins 100 years ago with Shri H. D. Raja. Shri: freedom fighter, business pioneer, and father. A true disrupter, he played a vital role in wining India’s independence. Afterwards, in 1937, he founded India’s first insurance company Vanguard, His legacy continues today, evolving into multiple ventures – including Epitome, led by his grandson Dharma, our CEO.

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Our Leadership Team

Dharma Rajah


Warren Hutmacher


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Ashwini Rajah


David Clear


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David Clear

With 6 years of private sector land development experience and over 12 years of urban planning and design experience, David has a strong passion for creating the communities of the future in Texas.  David has handled project management duties for land developers, managed pro formas and site development timelines, master planned over 1,000 acres of developed land and understands a wide array of planning and development patterns, including new urbanist mixed-use communities, build-to-rent and traditional single family residential development.  He can tackle all aspects of project management for land development related projects.


Warren Hutmacher

Warren serves as the Vice President for Land Development of Epitome Development which focuses on land development in high growth cities like Austin and has a vertical that acquires and develops build for rent communities.

Warren earned his BA in Political Science from the University of Delaware and his MPA in Public Administration from The Ohio State University.

In the past he has served as a City Manager in Texas and Georgia for fast growing communities ranging in size from 3,000 to over 85,000 in population. Warren has developed a reputation as a collaborative leader and has long term relationships with both private and public sector organizations that help him lead projects to successful conclusions.

Warren’s extensive management background and his long history of working on large and complex real estate projects brings value to the land development process. He has worked on residential developments, office and mixed used developments including redevelopment and greenfield development. He can seamlessly work between the private side of commercial real estate and the intricacies of the local government entitlement and approval processes.


Gerald Logan