Throughout its 30-year history, Equus has consistently sought above-market returns, while minimizing risks, through value-added real estate private equity funds. To date, the firm has raised approximately $3 billion of equity and has sponsored 12 value-added investment funds.
The Equus investment approach is simple.
Equus buys, improves, re-positions, and sells real estate across a diverse range of product types and regions throughout the country to provide superior returns to its investors. Through the use of a direct operating model and by attracting one of the most highly qualified teams of real estate professionals in the business, Equus seeks to create and build value in underperforming assets. By directly operating each fund's assets across a broad range of real estate, Equus is able to identify and capitalize on unique market opportunities while giving investors a more cost effective and highly aligned investment structure.
The firm's success is derived primarily from the unmatched quality and vast experience of its team. Equus' highly skilled managers are seasoned, discerning and committed to their work. Together, the real estate professionals of Equus offer many years of experience in acquiring, redeveloping and operating all of the major property types throughout all regions of the United States. Many Equus professionals have received peer recognition for professional excellence and are accomplished members of the real estate community.
At a Glance:
- Approximately $4.0 billion in real estate assets under management
- Approximately $3.0 billion in equity raised
- 2.2 equity multiple on realized funds
- 115 real estate professionals across the United States
- Over 25 years: Average years of real estate experience for senior management, 24 years as a team
- Over 18 years: Average years of real estate experience for mid-level professionals, 10 years as a team
- Registered Investment Advisor
Recognized as a Top Consistent Performing Real Estate Fund Manager by Preqin, the alternative asset industry's leading source of data and intelligence based on a 20 year analysis of global real estate fund performance.
Multi-Family Asset Management
Madison Apartment Group, L.P. (Madison) is the multifamily operating arm of Equus. Madison currently operates over 12,000 apartment units in 52 multifamily communities nationwide for Equus partnerships.
Madison's team of executives collectively possesses the experience and capability to address all phases of acquisition, repositioning and operations of multifamily properties.
Madison's strength lies in its ability to identify investment opportunities throughout the United States while efficiently directly operating a geographically diverse multifamily portfolio, positioning the organization for sustained growth.
For additional information on Madison or one of its communities, go to www.madisonapartmentgroup.com
Commercial Asset Management
Equus has extensive operating management experience through its commercial operating arms, BPG Management Company, L.P. and BPG Management Company NC, LLC, both of which specialize in providing management services to high quality office, industrial and retail facilities throughout the Eastern United States, spanning from Boston to Atlanta.
With oversight of more than 17 million square feet in over 140 properties under management, BPG Management Company prides itself on creating unparalleled business environments for its tenants and their guests. The organization is detailed-oriented as required by its mission, and committed to excellence overall.
The management team collectively possesses more than 100 years of experience in the operation of commercial real estate. Many members of the staff have achieved Certified Property Management designations from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), the leading community of real estate managers.
BPG Development Company is the full service real estate development arm of Equus. The firm is dedicated to delivering high quality, sustainable business and residential environments and superior project management to its institutional and private sector clients. BPG Development specializes in re-positioning real estate assets to improve and create outstanding working and living environments for its tenants and residents.
BPG Development executes its development strategy in major markets throughout the United States, and employs highly skilled and experienced professionals through a wide range of disciplines including acquisition, land entitlement, finance and construction.
Since its inception in 2001, BPG Development has successfully developed and/or redeveloped more than six million square feet of office, retail and industrial properties across the county.