Chairman & Principal Owner
George is founder and principal owner of Plus Investment (USA), Inc. and Plus Capital Partners in Seattle, as well as other Plus affiliates in Hong Kong and China, including Sotheby’s International Realty’s first independently operated offices in Beijing and Hainan, China. Since graduating from Bridgeport University with an MBA in 2003, Mr. Liu Gang has focused primarily on investment and trade between the U.S. and China. Since starting his first real estate investment firm in Seattle in 2004, he has seen his U.S. investment portfolio grow from an initial $1 million investment to over $100 million in current value, and over $1 billion developable value. As leader of the Sotheby’s International Realty companies in China and owner of Plus Capital Partners, he overseas over 110 employees in the U.S. and China. George received a bachelor's degree from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1997 and received a master's degree in Business Administration from Bridgeport University in 2003.
Kevin is the CEO of Plus Investment (USA), Inc., Partner in Plus Capital Partners, LLC and co-Founder of Beijing Sotheby’s International Realty. Since starting his first business in 1990 in Qingdao, China, Kevin has extensive experience in venture formation and start-ups both in China and the U.S. He has represented a number of leading multi-national firms in China, in various capacities, including sales, operations, and management, and has facilitated over $1 billion dollars in trade, sales and investments to and from China over the past 25 years. Kevin is an active real estate developer and investor, joining George Liu in 2004 as a partner in several mid-sized multi-family mixed use residential projects in Seattle. As CEO of Plus Capital Partners, he currently manages over one billion in real estate development and other assets in the Greater Seattle area. Kevin received his BS degree in Computer Science and Business from the University of Puget Sound, and completed post graduate studies in the Chinese language at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and Beijing Normal University.
With over 25 years of construction and project management experience, Keith is one of the only project directors to have managed a 450 foot high-rise condominium development in downtown Bellevue. As Project Director for Gerding Edlen Development, Keith managed the design, entitlement, construction and cost control for the 1.5 million square foot luxury high-rise condominium project known as the Bellevue Towers. Keith also managed the start-up of Swinerton Builders as a Senior Vice President and Division Manager from 2001-2004, and managed the Seattle area for multi-national PCL Construction as Development Manager from 1989-1998, both large multi-national construction companies.
Director of Development & Construction
Andrew brings over 15 years of construction and development experience to the Plus team. He provides well-rounded management skills relating to team relations, risk mitigation and project delivery on varying size and types of projects, with a strong focus on mixed-use developments. He possesses strong analytical skills to identify opportunities for increased efficiency, budget tracking which guiding the team to meet and exceed the project design goals. Andrew has a wide range of experience from large civil infrastructure projects, hospitality, residential and healthcare projects. A strong focus on the overall development end goals are brought to the table at every step of the way. His background in both the general contractor role and owner’s consultant role has formed a great foundation to lead projects to successful implementation on all fronts. Andrew received his Construction Engineering Management and Business Management degrees from Oregon State University.
Executive Vice President, Development
In his past roles with Harbor Properties and in leading the Pacific Northwest offices of Wood Partners, Lennar Multifamily Investors, and Summer Hill Apartment Communities, Steve has managed virtually all phases of development for both high-rise and mid-rise multi-family and mixed-use development in the Seattle area. With twenty years of real estate development experience, Steve oversees due diligence, market analysis, proforma evaluation and investment committee presentations. In addition to managing the entitlement and development process for Plus, Steve is responsible for raising and negotiating third party joint venture equity as well as construction and permanent debt. Steve received his degree from Duke University and his MBA from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.
Bo joined PLUS in 2014 after receiving graduate degree. He has five years’ work experience in real estate industry and participated projects worth more than 700 million. His main responsibility is financial management for projects and companies, partner relationship management and operation management. He received his CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) license in 2016 and Legal Professional Qualification Certificate (China) in 2017. Bo received his BS degree in Real Estate Management from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and MS degree in Real Estate from University of Washington.
With a savvy background in business and international real estate investment, Kara oversees the cashflow and budget control for Plus Capital Partners, LLC, and is the go to person for business operations. She has over six years of experience in accounting and property management. Kara earned a B.S. of Finance in Investment from the University of Ulster in the UK, moving on to obtain a Master’s Degree in International Management from Portland State University.