Company Overview

Hamilton Capital Group, LLC (HCG) is a privately held real estate investment and development firm based in Tampa, FL. Established to pursue opportunistic investments in real estate backed assets, HCG is focusing on acquiring bank owned and owner distressed multi-family residential rental communities below current market value and well below replacement costs. Additional value can then be added through improvements to the property, brand repositioning, and effective management of the assets.

Hamilton Capital Group was founded by Lou Ference. Mr. Ference has over 35 years of experience in construction and real estate investment and development in the tri-state area of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. Mr. Ference and his HCG partners together have over 75 years of combined experience in the real estate industry and have been responsible for real estate transactions valued in excess of $200mm. Their collective expertise includes acquisition and finance, development, construction, sales and marketing, and property management of residential and commercial properties.
HCG’s partners have attained significant experience and knowledge of the real estate market over the last 25 years in several states, with a focus on Florida’s urban areas. Currently managing over 2,000 units in Jacksonville, Miami, Ocala, St. Petersburg, Tampa, and Titusville, they have established and maintained productive relationships with local, state, and federal authorities. Additionally, they have intimate knowledge of federal housing laws, as well as an understanding of local housing needs, zoning restrictions, and building codes.