Mr. Hon is an experienced real estate investor and manager. Mr. Hon is co-founder and managing partner of Blue Arch Capital, an opportunistic real estate platform focused on investments in value-add and diverse real estate asset classes, throughout the Southeast US. Prior, Mr. Oren Hon served as CEO of Elad National Properties between 2012 and 2013. With a portfolio value of over $1.1 billion, Elad National is a privately held entity with over 10,000 multifamily residential units in 8 states, 1 million square feet of office space and 2 hotels in in Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Mr. Oren Hon is also the founder and managing director of Neve Hon Group, an asset management company specializing in multifamily opportunistic real estate investments in Florida and investment and management of fixed income securities.
Previously, Mr. Hon served as VP of Mergers & Acquisitions for Gazit Globe (NYSE:GZT), a multinational owner, operator and developer of malls and shopping centers with over $20 billion under management. During his tenure at Gazit-Globe, Mr. Hon has acquired years of extensive expertise in retail real-estate sectors and has spearheaded the Group’s worldwide M&A activity and the development of its public and private platforms. Throughout his years at Gazit, Mr. Hon headed over $2bn of successful single and portfolio transactions both private and public. Mr. Hon was also director and member of several investment committees of the Group’s companies. Furthermore, Mr. Hon was an analyst at the Mergers & Acquisitions group of Merrill Lynch Investment Banking Group in New York.
Mr. Hon holds a BS from Stern School of Business at New York University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.