Established Owner and Operator of Real Estate

Ballantyne | Charlotte

Northwood seeks to acquire assets at an attractive basis and unlock value over time through hands-on asset management. The firm’s in-house management platforms operate its hotel, retail, residential, office, and industrial properties.

Northwood is a privately-owned, employee-held registered investment advisor that was founded in 2006 by John Z. Kukral, former President and CEO of Blackstone Real Estate Advisors.

Northwood employs a fundamental, value-driven investment strategy, pursuing attractive risk-adjusted returns while limiting downside risk. Northwood invests alongside institutional and private clients in a broad range of real estate and real estate-related investment opportunities across the US and Europe, with more than $8 billion of assets under management as of December 2020.

The Northwood team has deep experience in sourcing, executing and managing real estate transactions worldwide, ranging from office buildings and shopping centers to hotels and residential investments.

200+ Real estate professionals
270+ PROPERTIES
$17 BILLION TOTAL ENTERPRISE VALUE

Investment Strategy

Northwood’s investment strategy emphasizes capital preservation and incentive alignment between the firm’s principals and investors. Northwood seeks to acquire assets at an attractive basis and unlock value over time through hands-on asset management. The firm owns management platforms that operate its hotel, retail, residential, office and industrial properties.