Ashforth's investment philosophy is to acquire quality assets, in superior
locations with good long-term fundamentals, and then to enhance
the value of those assets through our operating expertise.
investors we strive to maximize return on equity, and as operators
we utilize our strong local relationships along with our in-house
asset management resources including property management, construction,
and leasing expertise to successfully execute all aspects of
Ashforth's real estate investment effort is lead by a knowledgeable
and dedicated investment team which brings an average of 30 years of real estate
experience. Our professionals are well-respected and well-connected
in the real estate industry.
As a result of our vision, understanding of real estate markets,
appropriate leverage and local competitive advantages, Ashforth
has thrived through all economic cycles of the past century.
Integrity • Quality • Expertise • Since 1896
Ashforth's investment objective is to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns
through the acquisition, joint venture, or development of office
properties in fundamentally strong markets. Investments may
be stabilized "core" properties or value creation opportunities,
including redevelopments and conversions.
- Multi-tenant office properties or single-tenant buildings
- Existing assets or redevelopment and conversion opportunities
- Transit-oriented development opportunities
- Leasing may be stabilized or incorporate rollover or lease-up exposure
- CBD or suburban locations with superior transportation access
Working with Ashforth's investment teams our investors and partners
receive considerable investment support including sourcing
and underwriting, due diligence, financing, closing, asset
and property management, strategic planning, legal oversight,
and financial analysis. Our investment management teams are
backed by the diverse and extensive resources of the entire
Ashforth maximizes value and return by developing and implementing
comprehensive asset management plans established to meet specific
investment objectives, along with providing long-term investment
Utilizing the vast resources of our in-house disciplines including leasing,
property management, legal, finance and accounting, our asset
management teams enhance real estate value by offering creative
leasing solutions, and designing and implementing cost-effective
development, capital improvement and repositioning programs —
all of which fosters an operating environment that focuses on
Ashforth creates real estate value by achieving above market
tenant retention, managing expenses, and by providing clean,
comfortable and attractive work environments to the office space
users we serve.
We combine an ability to deliver across a broad geographic platform
the breadth of services of a national company while still providing
the quality and personal attention of a boutique firm.
As an investment opportunity, Ashforth is experienced with developing
projects with partners. We oversee the financing,
design, construction and marketing of proposed developments.