The Company’s early roots are in community development, where each component demanded attention to detail. Community building requires accountability to several stakeholders – lenders, investors, residents, business owners, and a variety of regulatory agencies. During the Company’s 40+ year history, the nature of the stakeholders and types of projects have evolved, but the commitment to excellence has remained steadfast.
Our retail projects are primarily grocery-anchored shopping centers. Our multifamily projects involve rental communities, ranging from suburban infill garden style or mid-rise to urban high-rise. Our mixed-use projects typically include both retail and multifamily components. If a substantial portion of the mixed-use project involves a use other than retail and multifamily (i.e. major office or hotel), we bring in a partner.
Our experience executing across the risk spectrum (and capital stack) provides the freedom to invest when and how we can best serve our capital partners. We are agnostic about how we access the best opportunities, which means we are not wedded to a single execution strategy. This flexible investment approach is designed to identify the best risk- adjusted returns at a given point in the cycle.
We believe that there is no substitute for being local. As a result, we focus on markets where we have active presence. Today, that includes South Florida (Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach), Central Florida (Tampa Bay and Orlando), Nashville, Charlotte, and the Research Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill). We have also successfully invested in Atlanta and intend to expand our team into that market.