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Sunlight development group, which is headquartered in Brooklyn, was founded in 2002 by Mr. Yang Fang Chen as a general contractor servicing small residential projects.  After bringing on Mr. Lin Zhuo in 2010, the firm began to take on larger projects while beginning to also develop their own. Mr. Zhuo, who is an engineer by trade, began to grow the infrastructure of the company by hiring the best and brightest.


Today the company has grown to over 35 employees and has developed into one of the most reputable developers and general contractors throughout Brooklyn and Queens. The firm is a fully integrated developer and offers a wide range of construction services from general contracting to construction management along with an array of consulting services. Sunlight specializes in ground up condo, multifamily and office construction projects. They have developed over 2 million square feet since the company’s inception and currently have more than 500,000sq ft. under development.

  • Construction Management

  • Cost control planning

  • Site plan development

  • Engineering evaluation

  • Construction Work

  • Site Evaluation


Lin Zhuo


Lin Zhuo joined Sunlight Development Group in 2010 as Managing Principal and is responsible for running the day to day operations of the firm.  Mr. Zhuo has been instrumental in growing the company to one of the most reputable developers in the Brooklyn and Queens market.


Mr. Zhuo graduated Magna Cum Laude from West Virginia University, majoring in electrical engineering, and has always had a passion for introducing opportunistic real estate investment opportunities to investors. Having already accumulated years of real estate development experience and given his deep connections with the New York City real estate market, Mr. Zhuo aims to maximize the success of Sunlight’s NYC real estate portfolio.

Yangfang Chen


Yangfang Chen is the founder of Sunlight Development Group, and a prolific NYC developer for the past twenty years. From humble beginnings as a carpenter, Mr. Chen worked his way up from home improvement and repairs, to construction, and finally to developing his own buildings, and becoming a community leader in Brooklyn and Queens. Utilizing his vast building and construction experience, Mr. Chen has a keen eye for profitable real estate opportunities.

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