Based in Downtown Los Angeles, California, the firm was founded by Rohan Gupta, David N. Fong and Cervantes Lee in May 2015. The three founding members of RBC combined have closed over $17 billion in transactions over their real estate careers. As of January 2018, RedBridge has closed 5 properties with an estimated completed value of approximately $200 million. RBC’s existing investors include industry leading institutional and private investors, both foreign and domestic.
RedBridge Capital is widely regarded as a leading student housing operator and investor with a focus on U.S. universities and colleges with strong international student populations. Cervantes Lee is also recognized as one of the leading American Chinese professionals managing Chinese capital in the United States. RBC always invests its own capital alongside its investment partners to ensure the maximum alignment of interests.
The principals of RedBridge Capital have over a 16 year history of owning, developing and managing more than 1,118 multifamily housing units and over 3,000 beds of student housing in California and Texas with a current total market value of approximately $210 million. Rohan Gupta is also the founder of Stuho Inc., one of the largest student housing owner operators in the University of Southern California market with 60 properties, 500 units and 1,300 beds under management with a total value of approximately $180 million.
RBC’s primary focus is on acquiring core/core-plus, value-add and development student housing projects at Universities/Colleges with significant international student populations in the Western United States. RBC is also targeting joint ventures with experienced local student housing developers. Selected private investment will also include equity investments in student housing-related operations and real estate development companies.
RedBridge Capital is an employee-owned company.