Mr. Ching Hsin Chang
Mr. Ching Hsin Chang assumed the role of chairperson of Grand River in February 2023. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Mr. Chang has travelled and worked extensively in the United States and Asia. Mr. Chang has over 20 years of investment and finance experience, and is an active investor in numerous sectors including real estate, technology, healthcare and others. Mr. Chang holds degrees in electrical engineering and computer science. Outside of work he enjoys surfing, playing baseball and traveling the world.
Mr. AARON Chan
Mr. Aaron Chan is the founder and chairman of Riant Capital which is also the investment firm that created this project, The Sky Taipei from its inception. Mr. Chan has extensive experience working in various banking and real estate industries throughout North America and Asia, also a former head of North Asia at Citi Property Investor (now Apollo Property Investors). Mr. Chan holds a Master of Business Administration and has a true passion for travelling and hospitality industry.
COO / CFO
Mr. Chee Kien Lee
Mr. Chee Kien Lee came out from retirement and assumed the role of chief operating officer of Grand River in March 2023. Born in Malaysia, Mr. Lee has lived and worked extensively in the United States and Asia (Malaysia, Japan, India, HK, Taiwan and Australia) Mr. Lee has over 25 years of management and finance experience, and was an active professional manager in sectors including real estate, infrastructure, healthcare and others. Mr. Lee holds degrees in accounting and business.
Key Stakeholders and Partners
Riant Capital Limited is a private real estate investment manager founded by seasoned real estate professionals from top-tier international firms. The company currently manages US$ 1.5 BN of invested assets in North Asia. The company's investment strategy focuses on commercial assets with "Value-Add" opportunities. Since its inception in 2013, the company has invested in a number of mixed-use and flagship retail properties in Taipei, Hsinchu and Tokyo.
Continental Development Corporation
Continental Development Corporation (CDC) is a premium property developer specializing in residential, commercial, hotel, and community sectors. CDC’s business strategy centers on topping industry benchmarks by ensuring the highest quality and customer satisfaction. CDC has pioneered innovative architectural concepts and partnered with master architects including, Richard Meier (1984 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate), Antonio Citterio (awarded Royal Designer for Industry 2008, by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce of London), and Benedetta Tagliabue (designer of the Spanish Pavilion at the 2010 World Expo Shanghai), to accomplish many landmark buildings. CDC currently has on-going projects in Taiwan, Southeast Asia, and the United States.