Paul Castanhas

I'm a real estate technology consultant and developer with 20 years of commercial, multifamily, development, and investment experience.
More About Me Services Offered

What I Do

I provide technical and professional services to the commercial real estate industry

System Consulting

Most organizations don’t use their software systems to its full potential.  I find inefficiencies in your current workflows and help develop a plan to maximize your software investment.

System Training

Custom training programs incorporating your unique requirements

Report Design

Using either built in tools, SSRS, Crystal Reports, MS Excel or MS Access custom reports can be built to meet your reporting requirements. I specilaizein Financial, Job Costs, Asset Management, Investment Performance, and Property Management reporting.

Workflow Automation

Automate repetitive, data intensive tasks to reduce errors and minimize labor costs.

Data Conversion

Convert data from a computer system or MS Excel into another without the need to retype information. Most systems developed in the last 20 years have capabilities to import and export data and therefore can benefit from data conversion programs.

System Integration

Integrate your corporate system to reduce data entry and errors or exchange data with banks, investors, and vendors.

System Selection

Selecting a corporate software system is one of the most complex, time consuming and potentially error prone task your organization will ever do. I can help review system requirements, prepare RFP, analyze vendor proposals, and create system selection and implementation plans.

Custom Software

Create custom Windows software using C#.



Reporting, Training, Data Conversion


Report Design, Training, Data Conversion, Customization, System Implementation, System Integration


Report Design, Training, Data Conversion, Customization, System Implementation, System Integration


Report Design, Training, Data Conversion, Customization, System Implementation, System Integration

SQL Server

Setup, Training, SSIS Development


Custom Reporting

Crysal Reports

Custom Reporting

MS Office

Mailings, Reporting, Excel database reporting

.net Framework

Windows Programs, Windows Services,, MVC


Affordable Housing







Property Management



My Clients

I work with some amazing companies!


About Me

I’m a commercial real estate technology consultant and developer based in Livingston New Jersey. I’ve been working in the industry most of my career and I believe that my experience comes through in my work. Whether I’m engaged in a strategic partnership or a small project my primary focus is on creating value for my clients, their tenants, partners, and investors while maintaining the highest level of professionalism and quality.

The Early Years

A few years after getting my degree in computer science I started in real estate as a consultant for MRI software. While there I was part of MRI’s roll out of their new client server software running on Windows 95 and SQL server. I also worked with some of the most prestigious companies in the industry to implement technology solutions with MRI’s software as the centerpiece.

Corporate Life

In 2000 I joined Kushner Companies as head of technology to form their first IT group. While there I was responsible for managing the firms technology investment including network infrastructure, accounting and finance systems. and a custom built intranet. I worked with the company’s functional groups to help run a portfolio that included 25,000 residential units, 10,000,000 SF of commercial space and 20 development projects.

Real Estate Technology Consulting

In 2008 I began offering technology consulting services as an independent contractor. Since then I’ve had the opportunity to work with dozens of clients on a wide array of projects. I’ve worked with owners, managers, funds, multinationals, and everything in between to create innovative solutions to complex business problems.

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