The mission of the company is to draw on its principals’ expertise in the fields of investment, finance, property operations, and urban growth and planning to exploit buying opportunities created by the current unsettled economic climate and the disarray in the financial and credit markets to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns for its investors.
- Depth of Experience—The principals of GRA have navigated similar downturns in the capital markets. As a result, GRA is better prepared to assess the real opportunities and the risks, and to value assets accordingly.
- Proven Track Record—The principals of GRA have, over the course of their careers, purchased, sold, or financed over 2,300 properties in 42 states comprising over 65,000 multifamily units and 54,500,000 sq. ft. of commercial space, with a total combined asset value in excess of $25 billion. We have successfully purchased and repositioned foreclosed properties, turned struggling C properties into successful B to B+ properties, and purchased A quality assets, all while regularly outperforming NACREIF benchmarks
- Property and Asset Management Expertise—GRA has extensive experience operating, redeveloping and repositioning properties and portfolios, having managed more than 300 properties, with a total value of over $6.2 billion, representing more than 47,000 multifamily units and 16 million square feet of commercial space.
- Ability to Source Deals through Multiple Channels—The principals of GRA have throughout their careers sourced deals through multiple channels, taking advantage of off-market deals, as well as deals which are widely marketed through the brokerage network.