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ACRE Taps Bret Hewett as VP of Acquisitions & Asset Management

Global real estate private equity firm Asia Capital Real Estate (ACRE) has announced the hiring of Bret Hewett to the role of Vice President of Acquisitions & Asset Management. Hewett will be based in ACRE’s offices in Atlanta.

In his new role, Hewett will oversee and manage a dynamic team of institutional investment professionals who will be responsible for the investment and asset management of the firm’s national multifamily portfolio, including value-add, lease-up and new development properties as ACRE deploys their fourth private equity fund.

“We are excited to have Bret join our established team of highly motivated, passionate individuals who care not only about generating strong returns for our investment partners, but creating environments that improve the lives of our residents,” said Michael Van Der Poel founding partner at ACRE. “Bret understands this commitment and is a great addition and cultural fit for our growing team of experts. His knowledge of the multifamily market throughout the Southeast and expertise in investing, managing and overseeing large multifamily portfolios will help optimize the value of all our properties and allow us to further the success.”


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About David Cohen

David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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