Gemstone Real Estate Team

Joshua Bunton

Designated Broker

Joshua’s passion for real estate began early on, when he started framing houses at the age of 14. As the son of a real estate developer and investor, he learned the ins and outs of construction development and property management from a young age. By the time he was 18, Joshua was already managing properties, overseeing tenant turnovers, repairs, and unit remodels.

After obtaining his real estate license at the age of 19, Joshua worked under the guidance of four top brokers in San Diego, honing his entrepreneurial skills and gaining valuable industry knowledge. With a combined 19 years of experience in real estate, property management, construction, and development, Joshua has been involved in over $560,000,000 in real estate transactions.

Joshua’s experience includes three years of training in architecture, during which he learned to design and draw building plans. He also spent two years managing a portfolio of over 130 properties with a medium-sized property management company, as well as two years raising capital for non-performing loans on residential, commercial, and multifamily assets throughout southern California.

As the Managing Partner of Gemstone Partners, Joshua specializes in asset management, analysis, buying and selling, and raising capital for distressed real estate opportunities. He is also an Owner of J&D Management, a medium-sized property management company that manages, leases, renovates, and develops apartments, townhomes, condos, single-family homes, and ADUs throughout San Diego County.

Joshua holds the following licenses: Real Estate Broker License #01889468 and is a General Partner on General Contractor License #1016609. With his extensive firsthand knowledge of all aspects of the real estate business, Joshua provides a sense of professionalism and security to investors looking to invest in real estate throughout Southern California.