Since 2008, Christopher Bran, the sole member and principal of CBMJ Investments & Development, LLC through his companies has owned, developed, constructed, or managed over 125 projects throughout the United States and internationally and over 1,000 apartment units throughout the United States consisting of over 2.1M square feet. Christopher Bran has been directly involved in the investment of approximately $25M (Portfolio Value of $110m) in equity via ownership role interests as a developer thru rehabilitation and ground-up construction in 24 real estate assets, and Christopher Bran’s real estate involvement includes a construction portfolio compromised of retail, office, multifamily, hospitality, and single-family projects. Mr. Bran’s management team has worked side by side for 8 years behind Mr. Bran’s leadership and affiliated equity partners with over 50 years of combined experience in real estate investments.
Mr. Bran has over 11 years of experience in commercial and residential real estate with a strong background in project management, construction, development, and acquisitions. Mr. Bran’s construction background includes retail, office, multifamily, industrial and hospitality projects and prestigious clients such as Shell Oil, Hines Interests, Bed Bath and Beyond, Toys R Us, and hosts of others. Mr. Bran is responsible for the overall direction of investments including the vision and strategic planning for projects focused on the acquisition and rehabilitation of multiple asset types. Mr. Bran is director of Montrose CBMJ redevelopment platform formed in 2015 with a focus on 1950-1970s vintage multifamily properties and redesign into unique boutique high-end properties.
Mr. Bran attended University of Houston, Bauer College of Business. He is an active member of the Houston Apartment Association.