Global Real Estate Strategies

World Class Real Estate Advisors

Global Real Estate Strategies

Global Real Estate Strategies is a Developer and Investment Firm, focused on micro-distinctions that cumulatively have a disproportionate impact on the use and value of real estate. While NYC centric, our reach and experience is global.

Our mission is to create extraordinary live and work properties that maximize returns by judiciously deploying funds, while encouraging innovation and minimizing risk.

What We Do

We offer ownership participation in desirable projects that are environmentally conscious and financially exemplary for equity contribution.

Utilize our experience and depth of relationships to source “off market” deals, funding and partnerships.

Anticipate demand and target opportunities in emerging sectors.

Deliver exceptional returns by integrating our in-house expertise in zoning, entitlement, construction, marketing, leasing, financing and capital structuring.

Maximize social impact in the communities we serve, by providing affordable housing and sponsoring specific Non-Profit Organizations.

Some of Our Projects

438 East 12th Street

82 residences with more than 16000 square feet of amenities

221 West 29th Street

102,000 sf. residential development consisting of a 21-story, 96 residential apartments, with retail component on the 1st floor

The Richmond 201 E. 80th Street

Luxury Condominium: 210,000 sf, 24-story with 101 residences

1055 Park Avenue

12-story, 35,000 sf, and high-end luxury residential condominium

240 Park Avenue South

17 story, 112,000 sf residential condominium, 52-unit building

300 East 64th Street

203,000 sf, 27 story, and 103 high end rental units

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See why we are global leaders and world class real estate advisors. For information & inquires, please connect with us.

Global Real Estate Strategies
777 Walnut Avenue
Cranford, New Jersey 07016

Phone: (908) 956-8900
Fax: (908) 276-5642

Ken Van Liew, P.E.

CEO & Principal,,

Ken has over 30 years of experience in syndication and development of numerous high-profile real estate developments totaling more than $1.35 billion dollars in capital investment. He has consistently delivered projects on schedule, under budget and participated with the largest developers in New York City: Steiner, CB Developers, SK Development, Iron State, Forest City, Eichner Continuum, RFR Holdings, Davis & Partners, Chetrit Group and Tessler Development.

Ken received advanced degrees from New York University, (M.S. in Real Estate Development), and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, (M.S. and B.S. Civil Engineering).

He is a registered Professional Engineer in New York and New Jersey and licensed Site Safety Manager in NYC, and is the author of the International Bestseller, Modern Wealth Building Formula.

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Richard Van Houten

Principal,, 201.406.0611

Rich has over 35 years of experience in senior level positions with some of the largest national owners and developers of real estate, including Trammell Crow Company, Lincoln Property Company, (SJP Properties), National Realty & Development and Mountain Development Corp.

His Senior level experience in management and transactions with CBRE and KOLL, included representing clients such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Starwood Financial, Bank of America, Citicorp, Pfizer, Pearson and Quest Diagnostics.

He has been involved with over 25,000,000 square feet of transactions, project management, development and property management. Rich received a B.A. from Roberts Wesleyan College and pursued advanced degrees at Westminster Seminary, (M.A.) and New York University, (M.A. Real Estate Finance).

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Dolf de Roos, Ph.D.

Chief Investment Strategist & Principal,, 602.332.8806

Dr. Dolf de Roos is world renowned real estate investment authority, international real estate investor, and New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Dolf began investing in property as an undergraduate student. He has invested in real estate in eight countries, including becoming a dominant player in student accommodation, and starting a hotel chain.

Dolf has been an advisor on real estate policy to three governments. He earned his PhD in electrical engineering from Canterbury University.

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