Organized and established a real estate development company and completed a successful condo conversion project in Punta Mita, Mexico, considered to be among the top luxury second home communities in the world.
From 1996-1999, he followed on his early success with three other high-end family-styled restaurants. Demonstrating his ability to quickly reach results, all were opened within six months of inception, and all were subsequently sold for a substantial profit.
By his late twenties, Basri had already opened four successful restaurants of his own. Turning his attention to bringing fine dining and service to traditional family restaurant markets, providing an affordable option that still offered more sophisticated style and service.