Aroon Chinai, oversees property investment, financing, and sale decisions. In addition, Mr. Chinai directs the operations of properties located in California, Phoenix, Denver, and Washington D.C./Northern Virginia. Mr. Chinai is responsible for acquisitions, asset management, operations, leasing, finance, and dispositions. In addition, he is involved in corporate direction and strategic planning.
Mr. Chinai manages the acquisition of apartment, office, retail and industrial properties. Since Mr. Chinai joined Holualoa, the company has acquired more than 100 properties, with an average 21% net IRR to investors on sold properties. Recently, Mr. Chinai has become involved in forming relationships to access institutional capital in addition to the existing high net worth investor base.
Mr. Chinai joined Holualoa Companies in 1993. Previously, Mr. Chinai was a project manager of Ford Motor Company, managing the development of industrial facilities in the U.S., Mexico, Spain, and Portugal. Mr. Chinai holds a BS degree in Engineering from the University of Rochester and an MS degree in Real Estate Development from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Mr. Chinai also completed the Harvard University “Running a Real Estate Company” program. Mr. Chinai is a member of Urban Land Institute and MIT’s Real Estate Club and is involved in various international charities dedicated to children’s education.