Capital Real Estate, LLC (CRE) is a Denver, CO-based real estate investment firm specializing in the acquisition, management and disposition of multi-family real estate investments. CRE leverages unique expertise in market intelligence, deal sourcing and asset management to optimize investment yields and investor returns.
With over 120 years of combined real estate experience, primarily focused on the multifamily sector, CRE combines the energy of a young entrepreneurial firm with the fundamental institutional experience of CRE's principals and management team. CRE's business model uses prudent judgment and detailed analysis to acquire communities, calculate market timing to anticipate and execute the ideal disposition strategy, and oversee qualified, professional third party vendors in optimizing the returns available on investment properties.
Doug Andrews has worked in commercial real estate in Denver and Colorado Springs for 28 years. Doug has been a specialist in apartments and multi-family land since 1991. In the last ten years, Doug has closed more than $5.0 billion in multi-family transactions, representing a list of clients that includes JPI, Equity Residential Properties Trust, AMLI Residential Trust, BlackRock, The Carmel Companies, Embrey Partners and The Archon Group. Doug has been a member of the portfolio disposition teams for Balcor/American Express ($600 million), Archstone Communities ($650 million), Mitsui Real Estate ($225 million) and Jupiter Realty Corp. ($65.5 million). Doug was honored as the Denver Realtor’s Investment Broker of the Year in 2000 and has been the #1 multi-housing specialist in Denver for 20 of the last 21 years.
Jeff Hawks is a 39-year veteran of the real estate business, specializing in apartments for the last 30+ years. In the last ten years he sold in excess of $5.0 billion in Colorado apartment properties. He, along with his partner Doug Andrews, has been the top apartment broker in Colorado for 20 of the last 21 years. Jeff and Doug have sold more Colorado apartments than any other broker in Colorado’s history.
Dan Levin serves as the Managing Director of Capital Real Estate, LLC where his duties include the oversight of community acquisitions, asset management, investor relations, and the corporate obligations associated with the management of CRE. Mr. Levin’s 22 years of multifamily experience includes asset management, property management, development and acquisition analysis, conversion, and investor relations.
Prior to joining CRE Mr. Levin held the position of President of Koelbel Property Management for five years. During his tenure Mr. Levin’s responsibilities included the direct management of a $.5 billion portfolio comprised of over 3,200 multifamily units located in the Denver metropolitan area. The portfolio was comprised of properties in which Mr. Levin represented the principal-owner, third party owners and homeowner associations. His duties included the oversight of on-site management teams, financial analysis of operations, budgeting, marketing, acquisition analysis, and client relations.
Prior to joining Koelbel, Mr. Levin served for 15 years as the Vice President of The Feld Company, a multifamily developer in the Denver area. His responsibilities included the oversight of the management division, development and operations analysis, marketing, budgeting, financial reporting, and client relations. The company developed over 3,400 units in the metro Denver area, including the prestigious Palomino Park Resort and The Breakers Resort. In addition to managing the development portfolio, Mr. Levin had oversight responsibilities over additional third party management and oversaw the conversion of Silver Mesa at Palomino Park, a 264 unit townhome project from its inception in 2001 to 2003. During this process he served as Broker for the principal and managed the sales and marketing teams, and served as the President of the homeowner association.
In addition to Feld and Koelbel, Mr. Levin’s clients have included Wellsford Real Properties, Invesco, Heitman, MIG, GE, Bascom Group, and TIAA-CREF. Mr. Levin received a law degree and an MBA from the University of Denver. He has served on the executive committees of the Colorado Apartment Association and the Apartment Association of Metro Denver where he has been active in legislative issues.
Jason Wine joined Capital Real Estate in 2014 as Director of Acquisitions. In this capacity he is responsible for asset acquisitions, market underwriting, transaction / due diligence management and business development. His 20-year multifamily career has given him extensive experience and a broad perspective including property management, development, investment and multi-family brokerage.
Mr. Wine came to CRE after serving as Associate Broker with an institutional sales team on a national brokerage platform. In this capacity Mr. Wine worked on a broad range of apartment sale transactions including institutional income, value-add, development equity raises, construction project / pre-lease sales, HUD and/or bond financing, broken condo deals, GP buy outs and ownership entity transfers. Total deal volume during this 7 year period was approximately $2.5 billion in investment sales and transaction management.
Jason graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and in 2006 received a Master's of Science from Denver University's Real Estate and Construction Management program. Jason is a licensed Colorado Real Estate Broker and a fourth generation Colorado Native.