A Real estate developer, specializing in hotel and office properties. Rodrigo has been responsible for the
acquisition, design, financing, and construction of more than 1.4 million square feet of commercial
properties throughout Florida. Valued at more than 140 million dollars, the properties were financed
with various capital structures, including domestic and international private equity investments, bank
loans, and EB-5 Visas for foreign investors seeking for Permanent Residence or Green Cards in the
Within the Riviera Point hotel portfolio is La Quinta Inn & Suites in Sebring-Florida, La Quinta del Sol in
Orlando-Florida, TRYP by Wyndham at SeaWorld Orlando-Florida, Radisson Red Miami Airport and in
2022 the construction of another 170-room hotel under the Tryp by Wyndham banner located next to
the Miami International Airport.
Rodrigo was awarded “Creative Dealmaker of the Year” in 2015 by NAIOP South Florida Chapter. His
experience as a lawyer has played an essential role in the success of his company, Riviera Point Invest +
Develop, which has partially financed his projects through the Federal EB-5 Visa Program, achieving
100% approval by the USCIS (Office Immigration Department) for each of the commercial construction
projects. Currently more than four hundred people have a Green Card thanks to their participation in
projects built by Riviera Point in Florida.
Rodrigo holds the CCIM® designation, graduated in law, and is the father of three children, ages 28, 25,
He is the author of the books: “EB-5 Visas and Real Estate Developments in the U.S.A.” and “The
Creative Dealmaker,” published by Amazon and available on Apple’s iBook store. In addition, he is a
lecturer and advisor on these topics, and has spoken to a wide variety of audiences in various places,
including Caracas, Buenos Aires, Quito, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and many others. He is
frequently quoted in the media about trends in EB-5 Investing and Private Equity Investing in the United
States, appearing on CNN, Fox News, Miami Herald, and Sun Sentinel, among others.
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