President & CEO
Christine Camp is CEO Avalon Group (Avalon Development, Avalon Commercial, Avalon Realty, ARES Construction) a real estate development, investment and services company that she founded in 1999. Avalon’s mission is to create better communities where Hawaii can live, work, learn and play. Avalon has developed close to 1,000 homes, 5 schools, and 200 acres of industrial and commercial properties in Hawaii. Through its development arm Avalon Development Company Avalon has been actively developing residential, commercial and industrial projects including completions of 18 projects in West Oahu, most of them industrial and mix use projects. Avalon’s robust industrial development activities include the development of Kapolei Business Park Ph. II (54 acres), Kapolei Business Park West (123acres), Sugar Mill Industrial Park/Mill Town Industrial Park Ph. 3 (15 acres), Leowahine Industrial Center, Kapolei Enterprise Center, and the Carpenters Training Facility. Avalon is actively developing approximately 450,000 sf of industrial centers in Kapolei, Ewa and Koa Ridge. Avalon completed 7000 Hawaii Kai, with 269 units. It was the first family rental housing project in Hawaii Kai with Hanwha, a multinational Korean Conglomerate and successfully converted to market condominiums and affordable rentals for which she won developer of the year from NAIOP, Building Industry Association and General Contractors Association.
Christine has served on the boards of HCDA responsible for Kakaako’s redevelopment, on the board of Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) whose mission is to fund affordable housing and make liquidity available for housing. Christine has won many accolades over the years for her work and leadership in the community, including women leader of the year, young community leader of the year, and developer of the year by the YWCA, Pacific Business News, and the BIA, respectively. Christine chaired Counselor of Real Estate in Hawaii and won a national award for creative problem solving. She currently chair ULI’s Small Scale Development Council. Christine has been on the board of Central Pacific Bank (NYSE: CPF) for 18 years, and have served as the board chairwoman of the state’s Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii and the chairwomen of the Honolulu Police Commission. Christine says that the most satisfying work recently has been to provide Avalon’s development and construction management services free of charge to Hale Kipa and the Institute of Human Services to actively provide solutions to our housing and homeless crisis.
Christine received her degree in business management from the Hawaii Pacific University, and is a CRE, CCIM and a licensed broker in the state of Hawaii.
President & CEO
Christine Camp is the president & CEO of Avalon Group, a real estate development and brokerage services firm she founded in 1999. Avalon has acquired 177 acres of industrial land in Kapolei for development and is currently developing the $165 Million apartment complex in Hawaii Kai.
With over 25 years of industry experience and leadership, Christine has gained recognition as an expert in real estate and finance issues. Her insights are frequently solicited and quoted by local and national publications and she has been a speaker at various media and industry groups. She was vice president of Development and Acquisition for A&B Properties (NYSE: ALEX) and senior project coordinator for the Planning & Engineering division of Castle & Cooke.
Christine is highly visible and active in the community. She previously served as chairwoman of the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, chair of the Honolulu Police Commission, and president of the Hawaii Developers Council. She is currently on the board of Central Pacific Bank and its parent company Central Pacific Financial, the Diamond Head Theatre and Blue Planet Foundation. Amongst her many accomplishments include having being named YMCA Women Leader, 40-Under 40 Community Leader of the Year, and Building Industry’s developer of the year.
Christine received a degree in finance and business administration from Hawaii Pacific University, is a licensed real estate broker and is a Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM). But Christine’s proudest achievement is being a mom to her six-year-old son, Ethan.