Real Estate Committee

The China Real Estate Investment Committee of America-China Bridge has developed specialized business research and finance capabilities focused on international investments in the commercial real estate field in China.

The goal is to bring capital and expertise from America and around the world to China’s best growing companies, as the basis of long-term understanding, respect and peace among nations.

The initial project is the Shanghai World Trade Center, being developed by The Bridge and one of China’s largest construction companies. This new high-rise office and commercial center in downtown Shanghai is designed to house the Asian corporate headquarters of Fortune 500 companies. It will include office space, retail, park, theater, museum and conference center facilities. All construction will follow the highest LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standard, and the complex will fully utilize solar, wind and other sources of renewable power.

The China Real Estate Investment Committee, based in Honolulu, is led by three key members, and three advisors. Committee Members are:

Michael North; experienced venture and public finance expert, founder of North Communications, partnered with Metromedia Corporation; clients include IBM, the State of California, Republic of Singapore, others. President of America-China Bridge (; based in Honolulu.

Roger Epstein, senior partner in one of the largest law firms in Honolulu, practice in tax and corporate law, 30 years experience in greater China, co-founder of the U.S.-China Legal Network, a partnership of leading American and Chinese law firms; and; based in Honolulu.

Angela Wong, senior real estate executive, deep experience in commercial and residential real estate in China and the U.S.; with Ewing & Associates, director of International Marketing/Asia for Sotheby’s International Real Estate in Southern California;; based in Los Angeles

The Advisory Group assists in communications and finance:

Arthur Lipper, international financier, former member of the New York Stock Exchange, developer of key innovations in mutual fund analysis and stock index futures, editor of Venture Magazine, developer of China Royalties Exchange;; based in San Diego

Mary Buffett, best-selling author, lecturer, strategic advisor, expert in long-term value investments and the methods of Warren Buffett; recent best-seller “Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements”; has lectured widely in greater China;; based in Los Angeles

Mike Little, seasoned corporate communications and investment manager, with Prudential, Oppenheimer, Maxim, Investor Relations Group;; based in New York City

Dr. Lou Zongyuan is an expert in venture and public finance in China. He is vice-chairman of the Cross-Strait Agricultural Development Association (CSADA), part of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council( Dr. Lou works with several State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) in commercial and residential real estate, including China Construction International Corporation (CCICG)( More details.