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Waikiki Galleria Tower
Founded in 2010, BlackSand Capital is a Hawai‘i specialist real estate private equity firm distinguished by its integrity, creativity, and intimate knowledge of and commitment to the Hawai‘i market. It stands out as the only Hawai‘i-focused real estate private equity fund globally.
BlackSand Capital’s advantage is its focus on the local community, which is also reflected in the company. BlackSand Capital is a diverse and inclusive minority-led company led by women and men who are committed to these principles. All of BlackSand Capital’s employees are part of local families and have strong ties to Hawai‘i.
BlackSand Capital’s deep foundation in Hawai‘i rises from a multi-generational family legacy in the Hawai‘i real estate and construction market. The relationships created by decades of professional partnerships refine the firm’s acute understanding of real estate fundamentals and underpin its ethical responsibility to the community. These enduring relationships along with the diversity and depth of experiences allow BlackSand Capital to capture rare opportunities often not presented in the market.

BlackSand Capital and its principals have overseen the investment of approximately $5 billion in Hawai‘i properties, including investments in hotels, workforce housing, residential condominiums, and retail, office and industrial buildings. Past and present investments include Waikiki Galleria Tower, Kaimana Beach Hotel, Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel, Kapiolani Village Apartments, Iwilei Center, Premier Place in the Maui Research and Technology Park, Park Lane Ala Moana, ONE Ala Moana, Wainohua at Kewalo Residential Tower, ‘Ohana Waikiki West Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach, Maile Sky Court, Pearl Ridge Shopping Center, King’s Village Shopping Center and Waipio Business Center.