Stephan brings to Aloha Kona Realty a broad spectrum of real estate experience and training. Prior to founding joining Aloha Kona Stephan founded Ardent Hardcastle Commercial Real Estate in 2008 a Houston, Texas base brokerage services company. Stephan and his associates have represented both landlords& tenants, sellers and buyers in everything from land, retail, industrial, office, apartments to hotels. Clients and customers have included Krispy Kreme, Shipley Donuts, Quaker Steak and Lube, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Get Air Trampoline Parks, Cheetah Transportation, Beazer Homes, Gromax Development, R. West Development, Garden Ridge and KB Home.
Prior to forming Ardent Hardcastle Stephan was responsible for syndicating and brokering numerous commercial land ventures for Alliance Commercial Investments.
Stephan started his real estate career with Coldwell Banker Commercial where he obtained special training and designation as an Industrial Property Specialist.
For the 13 years prior to joining CBC in 2000, Stephan owned and operated two successful wholesale/retail bakery operations. During this time he was very hands on in every aspect of the business from production to customer relations and finances. The experience he earned while operating the bakery businesses has been very helpful to him in understanding the needs of his real estate clients.
Stephan and his wife Frieda have been married since 1973 and have two children, Bryce and Whitney.
Awards & Designations
Urban Land Institute