HGC Real Estate Advisory Group is a real estate asset manager and advisor to the principals and affiliates of the Henry Group and HGC Investment Management headquartered in Beijing and Hong Kong with offices in Singapore, Toronto, Vancouver, Boston and Los Angeles.

The Company currently manages $2 billion of debt and equity investments for opportunistic, mixed-use and residential projects in the greater metropolitan areas of Boston, New York, Dallas, Los Angeles and San Francisco-San Jose.

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Source merchant-build multifamily and mixed-use developments in major U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas for joint venture equity and preferred equity investment.

Acquire on a joint venture or co-GP basis, stabilized core+ and value add multifamily properties.

Originate senior and/or subordinated loans for single-family home and commercial developments.

Allocate and invest risk capital in large-scale, mixed-use projects in high barriers-to-entry markets such as Boston, Los Angeles and New York.

Focus its resources on a wide range of residential development opportunities from land banking to shovel ready projects in collaboration with well-established, real estate developers and operators.


HGCREI and our clients believe the U.S. metros with sustained job growth in the financial services, life science, medical and technology industries present the best opportunities for real estate resiliency and long term economic value. Since its inception, the Company has successfully deployed debt and equity capital in a variety of multiple Class A, institutional-quality assets.

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Echelon Seaport
Echelon Seaport

Location:Boston Seaport
Project Type:Luxury Condos, Apartments + Retail; Development
Investment Type:Preferred and Common Equity
Project Cost:$1 Billion
Investment Amount:$100 Million
Building Area:1.01 Million SF
# of Residences:447 Condo Units + 270 Multifamily Units
Developer:Cottonwood Management

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Alta Oxbow
Alta Oxbow

Location:Wayland, MA
Project Type:Multifamily - Development
Investment Type:Joint Venture Equity
Project Cost:$82 Million
Investment Amount:$33 Million
# of Residences:218 Units
Developer:Wood Partners

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Yerba Buena Island
Yerba Buena Island

Location:San Francisco
Project Type:Luxury Condos; Development
Investment Type:Preferred Equity
Project Cost:$725 Million
Investment Amount:$25 Million
# of Residences:261 Condo Units + 5 Single Family
Developer:Stockbridge Capital Group

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Brasada Estate
Brasada Estate

Location:Los Angeles
Project Type:Single Families; Development
Investment Type:Senior Debt
Project Cost:$150 Million
Investment Amount:$40 Million
Site Area:315 Acres
# of Residences:65 Single Family
Developer:Grandway Asset Management Group

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Echelon NoMad
Echelon NoMad

Location:Manhattan, New York
Project Type:Luxury Condos, Apartments + Retail; Development
Investment Type:Preferred and Common Equity
Project Cost:$162 Million
Investment Amount:$85 Million
Building Area:64,000 SF (54,000 RSF (Residential) + 10,000 (Retail)
# of Residences:29 Condo Units
Developer:Cottonwood Management

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880 Lyn
880 Lyn

Location:Las Colinas, Dallas, TX
Project Type:Multifamily - Development
Investment Type:Joint Venture Equity
Project Cost:$67 Million
Investment Amount:$24 Million
# of Residences:293 units
Developer:Legacy Partners

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Edward Vydra
Edward VydraManaging Director, HGC Real Estate Advisory Group

40 years of diversified real estate development, transactional, and management experience across all major asset classes.

Developed more than 3.5 million square feet of real estate across the U.S. and managed assets exceeding $1 billion.

Led HGC's U.S. operations since 2017.

Previously held positions with public and private real estate developers and operators including as Managing Director for Boston-based Taurus Investment Holdings, LLC.

Holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering degree from Tufts University.

Danny Yim
Danny YimManaging Director, Keystone Consulting, an HGCREI affiliate

Over 20 years experience in the international private equity investment field.

Managed $2 billionin EB-5 debt assets for Company affiliates.

Previously Vice President of CDIB & Partners in Taiwan, managing over $1 billion in investments; and,

Summa Capital hedge funds, responsible for the management of financial model analysis and asset portfolios.

Graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Ryan Berschneider
Ryan BerschneiderSenior Vice President, HGC Real Estate Advisory Group

Over 20 years of experience in real estate investment management, investment banking, financial services, and business development.

Formerly a Vice President at Cottonwood Management, a private equity real estate firm with over $2 billion of assets under management, where he was responsible for structuring and managing real estate debt investments.

Prior experience includes investment banking.  Advised middle market technology and business services companies on capital raises and M&A transactions.

Earned his M.B.A. from the Marshall School of Business at U.S.C. and received a B.A. from Tufts University.

Renee Rong
Renee RongSenior Director of Marketing, HGC Real Estate Advisory Group

Over 9 years of professional, cross-border marketing experience in the real estate and academic  and industries.

Developed 100+ integrated marketing campaigns for MNCs and international non-profit organizations.

Dual master's degree in Communication and International Relations from Boston University.

Jiehao Pan
Jiehao PanAssociate, HGC Real Estate Advisory Group

5+ years of professional real estate investment analysis, underwriting and asset management experience.

Joined HGC's US operation in 2017 with 3 years prior experience in the financial services industry.

Master's degree in Business Analytics from the University of Connecticut.

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