Over the last 28 years, CREA has raised ten investment funds from institutional investors and deployed over $7 billion of capital. We strive to maximize the net return to our investors. CREA achieves this through methodical site selection, hands-on value creation, and the reduction of costs through a fully integrated, more efficient platform. We protect capital through meticulous risk management and thoughtful portfolio construction.

Geographic Focus
High growth, resilient markets in the Southeast and Southwest – Austin, Dallas, Denver, Nashville, Atlanta, and Raleigh

Single Family
Building single family rental communities at scale in suburban employment centers

Buying and building high-quality, more affordable urban infill communities

Assembling mixed-use portfolios as part of a broader transformation of urban infill neighborhoods

Actively Investing in the fastest growing cities

We invest and develop in the nation’s top growth markets of population, urbanization, GDP, employment opportunity, housing value, cost of living and job growth. These include our primary markets: Austin, Dallas, Denver, Nashville, Atlanta, and Raleigh.


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Since its inception in 1995, CREA has developed and/or owned in excess of 25,000 multi-family homes, master planned lots for 16,000 single family homes, and developed over 2,000,000 square feet of commercial properties. We employ a direct and operationally intensive approach to real estate investing.