JL Capital, a Honolulu-based real estate and private equity firm, is committed to Hawaii’s future by investing in and developing sustainable urban communities that provide new jobs, new housing and build strong economic assets for the community.


Deeply rooted in Hawaii through its people and projects, JL Capital currently owns 165,000 square feet of re-development properties in the Ala Moana Transit Oriented Development (TOD) corridor along Kapiolani Boulevard. JL Capital and its affiliates are currently developing Sky Ala Moana, a 774-unit residential, hotel and retail project. In addition to Sky Ala Moana, JL Capital plans to further invest and develop another 1,000 dwelling units in the area.

Sky Ala Moana:

JL Capital has invested and developed the 774 unit mixed-use residential, hotel and retail complex spanning over 1,100,000 square feet in the Ala Moana Transit Oriented Development (TOD) district along Kapiolani Boulevard.

1538 Kapiolani:

JL Capital acquired the approximately 1 acre property in the Ala Moana TOD. The property has over 17,000 square feet of leasable area and is anchored by Central Pacific Bank and Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union. It was acquired with existing stabilized income with high rise redevelopment potential.

1700 Kapiolani:

JL Capital and its partner consolidated 8 parcels located to create an approximately 40,000 square foot site for a future high rise development directly across from the Hawaii Convention Center. The site is located in the Ala Moana TOD within walking distance of Ala Moana Center and Waikiki.

Amana Lofts:

JL Capital acquired the 15,072 square foot site with an existing office building with 30,082 square feet of improvements and in-place stabilized income.

Our Team

Tim Lee

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Vachio

Vice President, Construction and Development

Mark Berkowitz

Vice President, Sales and Development

Norm Chan

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Loo

Director of Operations

Chan Hee Yi

Accounting Manager

Rosalei Rankin

Assistant Sales Manager & Project Administrator

Sydney Jung

Project Manager

Contact Us

1440 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 1509, Honolulu, HI 96814 > Map

JL Capital is investing in Hawaii’s future through its various projects in Honolulu’s urban core.