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Charles Abele

Gold Coast Florida Regional Center


Job Functions: Executive, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Capital Markets, Design & Construction, Development, Investment Management, Investor Relations


Mr. Abele currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gold Coast Florida Regional Center, LLC. In this capacity, Mr. Abele is responsible for identifying and structuring projects that fit both the EB-5 program and GCFRC’s investment goals. Mr. Abele advises on all real estate-related development matters, as well as investment project identification and evaluation. He also oversees all economic studies to determine compliance with the USCIS unemployment rate and job creation criteria for GCFRC’s EB-5 projects. Mr. Abele is also responsible for overseeing project and business marketing, public relations, investor relations, governmental relations, construction management efforts and compliance with USCIS and SEC regulations. Under his supervision, GCFRC raised over $100 million in EB-5 financing for mixed-use projects in Hollywood, Florida. In that role, Abele developed and maintained strong relationships with top tier migration agents, wealth managers and private equity investors in China and other countries, including Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Vietnam, India and Dubai. Mr. Abele has over 35 years’ experience in real estate development in South Florida. His career includes the creation of hundreds of residential units and more than 2.3 million square feet of commercial and industrial space. Projects in which Mr. Abele was previously involved are now valued at over $525 million.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation