Our History
We have provided well-researched and carefully underwritten real estate investment options to our clients for more than thirty years.   
2016
Management-led recapitalization; became independent affiliate of Legg Mason
2015
Acquired Gables Residential; launched open-end residential fund
2014
Fourth fund in opportunistic series
Student housing fund launched
2012
London office opened
Debt Investment Group established
2011
Management buyout completed
Industrial joint venture in Brazil
2008
Brazil office opened
2006
Mexico fund established
Hospitality platform created
2005
$3 B public REIT acquired;
apartment platform established
Value-add investment option
2002
$1.5 B private REIT acquired,
creating industrial platform
2000
Flagship open-end fund launched
 
 
 
1999
First fund in opportunistic series
 
1998
Sold to ING Group
1983
Separate Account business established
1982
Business established; registered with SEC