about capstone

Capstone Real Estate Investments, LLC employs over 55 professionals who are headquartered in Birmingham, AL and 210 professionals who operate its 23 owned and managed properties. As a vertically integrated company, CREI has experience in student housing development, finance, accounting, construction, property management, and graphic design.

About Us

Through the use of a value-add renovation program and operating expertise built over three decades, Capstone Real Estate Investments, LLC repositions existing properties to become attractive, modern student housing and multifamily housing communities. As an industry leader in student housing development and renovations we look for opportunities to create more competitive and valuable assets by implementing a host of physical and operational improvements that contribute to a more inviting and vibrant living environment. These enhancements often include an optimized unit mix, updated unit interiors, the introduction of new unit and common area amenities, increased building efficiency, and the use of a focused marketing and management strategy that best positions an asset within its market.

Since 2007, we have completed 38 acquisitions, constituting in over $800 million in value and have employed a variety of financial structures including the use of conventional debt and equity, mezzanine financing, and tax-exempt bonds. CREI has executed all forms of debt financing and maintains extensive relationships with a variety of lenders including national and regional banks, agency lenders, and life insurance company lenders.

Recent examples of Capstone’s activities include the acquisition and repositioning of Landmark Apartments (Murfreesboro, TN), The Preserve at Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, AL), and Standard on Main (Akron, OH). In December of 2022, Capstone Real Estate Investments made Student Housing Business magazine’s list of Top 25 Owners and Managers.

Our Mission

Capstone Real Estate Investments, LLC creates value by strategically acquiring, efficiently renovating, creatively repositioning, and aggressively managing properties that present opportunities for operational, physical and functional improvement. These means of value creation must enhance the market position of each asset, improve the resident living experience as well as increase the physical and operational sustainability of each property in order to create a long-term competitive advantage within each market. Our mission is accomplished with the highest level of integrity by intelligent, hard-working, and creative employees who accept nothing less than excellence

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