Dreamstone Investments is a privately held apartment and commercial real estate company that was founded by Vehano Joseph and Nick Contessa in 2018. We currently own and manage over 1,000 units in the Atlanta and Tampa Bay MSA. Since inception, the company has experienced tremendous growth and success through a value-add approach, focusing on the turnaround of distressed and under performing properties within the Southeast MSAs.
With a focus on core values of integrity, excellence, value, and innovation, Dreamstone Investments specializes in owning and operating multifamily properties. We are continuously striving to simplify the investing process in the commercial real estate industry by implementing the latest technology and techniques to add value to our investors.
The Dreamstone team specializes in adding value to properties by putting “the Dreamstone touch” on unit interiors and exteriors, adding functional and aesthetic features that ensure value for investors while also creating appealing, affordable, family-friendly spaces that attract and retain residents over time.
Vehano is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Dreamstone, a rapidly growing multifamily investment firm with bases in Atlanta, Nashville and Tampa MSA’s. Under his leadership, Dreamstone has moved from emerging to an established player in the multifamily space. Prior to launching Dreamstone, Vehano, Chartered Accountant/CPA from Cape Town, South Africa, was a Fortune 50 financial consultant. He managed business mergers and acquisitions in excess of 5 billion dollars. Vehano brings his exceptional financial acumen and managerial experience to drive favorable investor returns.
He has relevant experience in several adjacent industries and has worked with category leaders in commercial banking, consumer goods, private prisons, real estate investment trusts (REITs), environmental engineering, retail manufacturing, and regenerative tissue engineering.
Nick is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder, he manages the operations and renovations for Dreamstone’s portfolio. Prior to and while building Dreamstone’s portfolio, Nick worked as a project and estimating manager for a prominent residential shell contractor on the West Coast of Florida.
While in that role, Nick managed the shell construction of over 200 homes, multiple townhome projects, has estimated over 800 homes and other various projects. Before working in residential construction, Nick was a contractor for IndyCar, helping manage the build process of temporary racetracks and events around the country, primarily working on the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Joel Bolomboy Acquisition specialist is an ex-NBA player still playing professionally. Joel has succeeded at the highest level. Joel fell in love with real estate and is applying his skillsets of hard work, passion, determination, obsession to succeed and many other quality traits to multi-family real estate investing. Joel founded a successful private equity company that acquired and managed over 400 units of multi-family real estate.
Ellen Tsang , Financial Accounting and Operations Manager
Ellen is a CPA and financial reporting analyst with a Masters in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. Ellen has audit experience working with REITs, private prisons, and financial reporting experience in other organizations in the real estate investment sector. During Ellen’s auditing career, she was responsible for the audit of a large REIT company amounting to $2 Billion in net assets. Ellen’s experience also includes financial reporting of a large company within the real estate investment sector amounting to over $1B in assets.
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