RDG, David Comfort and the RISE Costa Rica Team


Our team is made up of RISE’s owner and developer – RDG – plus several partner companies, each of whom has personal connections to and a sincere interest in building a neighborhood of families who value community and connection through the RISE brand. They share a dedication to the mission and vision of our project.

Owner / Developer – RDG

RDG is led by David Comfort. David is the Founder of Rise and leads the implementation of the visionary elements of Rise that create such an innovative community. Prior to creating Rise, David served as a senior executive and equity partner at Cape Advisors, where he managed the development of over $300 million in real estate projects in and around New York City.

Development Manager – KMD

KMD GROUP will lead the overall design and development of RISE. KMD is an International Design and Property Development company with over 30 years of experience. Committed to helping clients create unique buildings and developments of a high standard, KMD produces beautifully designed spaces that enhance quality of life, whether in the workplace, at home, or at leisure. With offices in San Jose, Costa Rica (Architecture, Development and Project Management)  and Toronto, Canada (Development and Project Management), KMD provides superior real estate development, project management and design consultancy services.



Design Architect – KMA

KMA Design Group is an architecture firm based in San Jose, Costa Rica. The award-winning company has over 33 years of experience in the architecture and design industry and works to elevate the human spirit by creating engaging and dynamic high-quality architectural designs that are driven by the needs of people, communities, and nature.  KMA pays careful attention to form, materials, and aesthetics, as these are the very essence of their style, which can be described as an intersection between sophistication, warmth, and functionality. Creating spaces that have been thoughtfully designed to enrich daily life is a point of pride for KMA.

Wellness – Delos

As the pioneer of Wellness Real Estate TM and founder of the WELL Building Standard®, Delos transforms indoor environments by putting health and wellness at the center of design. The Delos platform includes research, consulting, real estate development and innovative solutions – creating spaces that encourage and promote human health and well-being. By integrating this wellness design with green building principles and technology, Delos strives for total human sustainability.


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