The Green Cities Company
The Green Cities Company has driven innovation in real estate investment management for over a decade through the confluence of environmental, social, and investment value.
Our mission is to cultivate competitive returns by acquiring, managing, and developing multifamily, commercial, and mixed-use assets with meaningful attention to ESG considerations. This differentiated approach encompasses the environmental footprint of our properties, the diversity and inclusivity of their communities, and the wellbeing and fulfillment of their occupants and neighbors.
With this forward-thinking strategy and fully integrated in-house expertise, we emphasize the property-level experience to enhance tenant retention, facilitate outperformance, and mitigate risk. Through superior operations, a relentless pursuit of excellence, and an unwavering commitment, The Green Cities Company is dedicated to constructing a resilient investment portfolio that yields results for our investors, employees, tenants, and communities.
Experience and Commitment
The Green Cities Company ushers Gerding Edlen Investment Management forward with a new name that represents the future of the firm and its commitment to the communities in which we invest.
In 2020, the four Managing Partners of The Green Cities Company acquired the full ownership of the firm, further solidifying alignment with our investors and launching an exciting new era of real estate investment opportunities. The Green Cities Company’s Managing Partners, with a combined 70 years of real estate experience at the firm, have managed the investment firm since its inception.
Fully Integrated and Oriented for Value
(1) Gross Assets includes current unrealized gross assets as well as realized gross assets since Green Cities Investment Management was formed. Realized gross asset values are based on the sale price at disposition. Current Regulatory Assets Under Management are $1.7 billion as described in our most recent Form ADV filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
The past performance of portfolios managed by Green Cities Investment Management is not necessarily indicative of future performance
This material does not constitute an offer of securities which will only be made by prospectus or offering memorandum
(2) This includes 52 LEED certified properties executed by Gerding Edlen Development prior to the founding of the investment management firm
The Green Cities Company manages a diverse portfolio, with real estate investment strategies including Value-Add, Core, Core Plus, and Build-to-Core investments.
We execute these strategies with institutional rigor and a fully integrated approach, drawing from a deep bench of in-house expertise that we believe positions us to harness value and mitigate risk.
We are a nationally recognized leader of sustainable development, combining sustainability and an eye towards high design to drive innovative value.
We leverage our experience in property budgeting, management, leasing, marketing, contracting, tenant programming and tenant communications to drive consistent asset value.
We have the vision and in-house market analysis to acquire, manage, and exit attractive real estate investment opportunities.
Working closely with our Asset Management professionals, our in-house Property Management team combines best-in-class operating practices with value-add solutions.
The Green Cities Company is motivated by a desire to exist at the vanguard of thoughtfully executed ESG and sustainability-related opportunities pertinent to the real estate investment industry.
By meaningfully evolving the industry’s way of acquiring, managing, and operating properties, the firm drives value with a focus on five key ESG pillars: