Team: Mehul Chavada

President, Chief Investment Officer

As President and Chief Investment Officer at Casoro Group and Fund Manager / Partner at the Onyx Impact Fund, Mehul is responsible for strategizing and executing the firm’s growth strategy globally and managing P&L. Mehul specializes in identifying and acquiring real assets for institutions, family offices, and high-net-worth clients, as well as for Casoro Group’s non-traded multifamily income REIT, Upside Avenue.

With more than 15 years of investment and transaction experience, Mehul has built close relationships with some of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and family offices. Most recently, he was Head of Investments at Nitya Capital in Houston, managing over $2.5 billion of assets under management. Previously, as a Director at Hines, one of the largest privately held global real estate investors and managers, he managed several funds including opportunistic, value-added and sustainable income fund strategies with ~$2 billion in equity. Prior to joining Hines, Mehul founded and led a real estate development business which focused on residential and mixed-use projects. He has contributed to the investment and development of more than 20 million square feet of commercial real estate across the Americas, Europe and Asia. 

He holds an M.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech, and an M.S. in Real Estate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mehul is also an professor teaching Real Estate Private Equity at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business.

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