Our Expertise



What do we buy

We focus on high-demand markets, strategically acquire undervalued properties, and transform them into turnkey investment solutions while contributing to the wellbeing of communities. Dive in and discover how GCG can help you achieve your financial goals while making a positive impact.

Tenanting & property management

We go beyond simply acquiring and renovating properties. We offer a comprehensive, hands-off investment experience with our expert team taking care of everything for you, from identifying qualified tenants participating in the Section 8 program to managing their rental agreements and ensuring compliance with program regulations. 

Additionally, we handle all property management and maintenance needs with a dedicated and professional team, ensuring your investment remains in excellent condition. This turnkey service allows you to enjoy the benefits of investing in affordable housing without the hassle of day-to-day operations, maximizing your returns and minimizing your involvement.

Company setup, tax & accounting

We believe in simplifying the complexities of real estate investment. That’s why we offer a comprehensive solution that goes beyond just identifying and acquiring properties. From initial company setup to ongoing tax and accounting management, our team ensures your investment complies with all US regulations.

Allowing you to invest with confidence, knowing every detail is taken care of, and freeing you to focus on the bigger picture maximizing your returns.

GCG expertise

Track Record


Property Name5090 Bedford St.
LocationDetroit, Michigan
Bought for (USD)$15,760
Renovation budget (USD)$0
Sold for (USD)$39,360
Gross profit149.75%
5090 Bedford St.
Property Name14835 St. Marys
LocationDetroit, Michigan
Bought for (USD)$20,896
Renovation budget (USD)$33,025
Sold for (USD)$117,500
Gross profit117.91%
14835 St. Marys
Property Name4400 Devonshire Rd.
LocationDetroit, Michigan
Bought for (USD)$20,889
Renovation budget (USD)$889
Sold for (USD)$45,258
Gross profit107.82%
4400 Devonshire Rd.
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Our processes

We believe in creating an easy-to-navigate process for you to invest in affordable housing with us. We’ve taken the uncertainty and complexity out of potential opportunities by offering:

  1. A selection of properties that meet our rigorous investment criteria
  2. An investment process that is clear, straightforward and easy to understand, so you know exactly what is needed at each stage, and where your funds are being used to maximize your returns throughout the process
How do I invest

Our investment process is as hassle-free and transparent as possible. Select one of our approved properties, sign the Letter of Intent (LOI) for purchase, and we’ll take care of the legal and administrative paperwork to confirm your investment and ownership of the property. Plus, at any stage, one of our expert teams will be available to answer your questions. 

What does a typical process look like for you? Here are the main steps that will require your participation:

  1. Select a Section 8-approved house and sign a purchase LOI
  2. Pay the company setup fees and complete our know your customer (KYC) documentation for us to get approvals for your LLC (within 48 hours)
  3. Receive your LLC documents and business bank account (max. 15 business days)
  4. Sign a purchase agreement for the house with your LLC as the buyer
  5. Sign a loan agreement* between you and your LLC for the agreed purchase price (48 hours)
  6. Wire the full loan amount to your business bank account (48 hours)
  7. Transfer the money to the designated Title Agent and receive the title deed to your property in your LLC’s name (max. 3 days)
  8. Sign our Property Management Agreement* to take over from the previous owner
  9. Receive monthly income into your business bank account

*This will be arranged for you by our legal team

How do we renovate

Transformation is the cornerstone of your investment. Whether it’s a single-family property or a multi-family block, our comprehensive renovation programs ensure your assets are transformed into desirable units that attract tenants – while improving the standard of living within the properties respective community.

Managed in-house to ensure consistency and reliability, our renovation programs are audited and overseen by our legal team to pre-approved suppliers and monitor every transaction. Our preferred contractors have documented track records and are managed by us to ensure projects are delivered on time and to standard. We also keep you in the loop with regular progress updates at every step, so you never have to worry.

The results are modern, well laid out, contemporary units that meet Section 8 regulation and attract tenants who are ready to move and make the property a home.

Tenant screening & management

Screening and tenant selection for your property is often the hardest part of real estate investing. But with us, this is taken care of.

We handle every stage of your properties management, from tenant screening and selection to rent collection, issue resolution and property maintenance, right through to eviction (if required).

GCG processes



Peter Ivantsov

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Peter is CEO of Global Capital Group, where he oversees a group of companies including GCG Real Estate specializing in the alternative...

Vincent Ribes

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Vincent is the CIO of Global Capital Group and CEO of GCG Real Estate, where he leads our investment strategies utilizing his...

Flore Narjoux

Flore Narjoux

Flore is the Senior Legal Counsel at Global Capital Group and GCG Real Estate, where she leads our legal compliance, risk management,...

Joe Williams

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Joe heads the marketing for Global Capital Group and GCG Real Estate where he leads the brand positioning, marketing and communication strategy...

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Peter Ivantsov

Founder GCG Real Estate
CEO Global Capital Group

Peter is CEO of Global Capital Group, where he oversees a group of companies including GCG Real Estate specializing in the alternative investments, company formation, tax structuring, and media industries.

Starting at HSBC in Dubai, and advancing to a prestigious family office in DIFC before establishing his own businesses, as the CEO of Global Capital Group, Peter is known for turning visionary ideas into reality.

His successful track record of flipping affordable housing real estate in the US — selling over 70+ properties over the last 3 years — laid the foundation for the idea of GCG Real Estate where Peter looks forward to helping investors start or continue their real estate journey and successfully achieve their investment goals.

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Vincent Ribes

CEO GCG Real Estate
CIO Global Capital Group

Vincent is the CIO of Global Capital Group and CEO of GCG Real Estate, where he leads our investment strategies utilizing his nearly 10+ years of experience and successful track record to enter into markets within the US.

Bridging the gap between international private equity and sustainable real estate investments, he specializes in project valuation, asset strategy planning, and capital deployment, and oversees our growing portfolio of US investments – successfully achieving, on average, 30%+ returns for GCG Real Estate’s US investments portfolio.

Flore Narjoux
Flore Narjoux

Senior Legal Counsel GCG Real Estate
Senior Legal Counsel Global Capital Group 

Flore is the Senior Legal Counsel at Global Capital Group and GCG Real Estate, where she leads our legal compliance, risk management, contracts review and research processes.

Holding a Master’s degree in Business Law, she brings a wealth of expertise and qualifications to our team, with a meticulous and detail-oriented approach to her work. Fluent in both French and English, Flore’s extensive experience managing legal oversight, corporate structuring and multimillion-dollar financing deals for company subsidiaries — across Europe, Africa and North America in the banking and industrial sectors — is invaluable for our investors looking to set up investments that maximize their returns and minimize their legal risk.

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Joe Williams

Marketing GCG Real Estate
Marketing Global Capital Group

Joe heads the marketing for Global Capital Group and GCG Real Estate where he leads the brand positioning, marketing and communication strategy for the group.

An accomplished marketer with 15 years of experience across Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Joe’s expertise lies in brand building, go-to-market strategy and customer acquisition and retention. With a background leading marketing teams in the health and wellness space, his understanding of demand lifecycles, buyer journeys, messaging and channel optimization techniques have proven time and again to deliver on ROI goals whilst building trust and brand affinity with customers.


Any questions

What is affordable housing?

Affordable housing refers to housing units designed to be accessible to low- and moderate-income families, typically costing no more than 30% of their gross income.

The definition of “affordable” typically varies depending on location and income levels but generally encompasses rent or purchase prices that don’t exceed a certain percentage of a household’s income.

What is Section 8 housing in the US?

Section 8 is a federal rental assistance program in the US run by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that helps low-income families and individuals afford decent and safe housing in the private market. 

The program provides eligible households housing choice vouchers that cover a portion of the rent directly to the landlord, with the tenant paying the remaining amount. Property owners who participate in Section 8 agree to rent units to qualified individuals and families at a rate approved by the program.

How can I invest in Section 8 housing?

There are several ways to invest in Section 8 housing:

  1. Direct ownership: You can purchase a property approved for Section 8 and rent it to a qualified tenant using a voucher and receive rent subsidized by the government.
  2. Real estate investment trusts (REITs): REITs pool investor funds to purchase and manage income-producing real estate, including affordable housing.
  3. Limited partnerships: Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) offer another option for investors to pool resources and invest in affordable housing projects.
What is the difference between multi-family and single-family properties?

Single-family property: This refers to a standalone house or unit designed for and rented to one household.

Multi-family property: This refers to a property containing multiple dwelling units, such as a duplex, apartment building, or condominium complex. Multi-family properties offer the potential for higher rental income but typically require different management strategies and considerations compared to single-family homes.

What is the difference between buying and flipping houses?

Buying and holding: This involves purchasing a property to keep it as a long-term investment, generating rental income and potentially appreciating in value over time.

Flipping: This involves buying a property, renovating it to increase its value, and then selling it quickly for a profit. This is a more hands-on strategy with higher risks and rewards compared to buying and holding.

How much do I need to start investing in affordable housing real estate?

The minimum investment required varies depending on the chosen method. Direct ownership typically requires a higher initial investment for the property purchase, and renovation up to Section 8 standards, while other options like REITs might have lower minimum investment amounts.

Do I need to be a US citizen to invest and own the property?

No, US citizenship is not a mandatory requirement for investing in affordable housing in the US. However, specific restrictions or regulations might apply depending on the investment method and your residency status.

It’s crucial to consult with a professional to understand the legal and tax implications for non-citizens.

Do I need to pay US tax as an overseas investor?

This depends on the type of investment, your residency status, and any applicable tax treaties between your home country and the US.

Consulting with a tax professional specializing in international investments is highly recommended.