THE KAPLAN STORY
The Kaplan Companies is a vertically integrated real estate development, management and investment firm headquartered in Houston, TX, with regional offices in Phoenix, AZ, and Irvine, CA. Kaplan was founded in 1978 and has a core focus exclusively on multifamily assets across the United States. Over the last 40 years, Kaplan has developed, managed and acquired over 35,000 multifamily units.
We like to invest in irreplaceable assets in those submarkets with diversified and growing economies, positive population growth, an educated talent base, reduced regulations, lower taxes and less government intervention and an abundance of STEM related high paying jobs.
A number of items distinguish Kaplan from our peers in the industry:
Over 40 Years in the Multifamily Business
Since 1978, Kaplan has been an owner and operator sponsoring a number of project-level investment vehicles that invest alongside a number of the more prominent institutional partners in the US. Kaplan institutional partners include large Wall Street firms, insurance companies, private equity funds, insurance companies and significant family offices.
A Vertically Integrated Platform
Kaplan has deep experience across a multitude of real estate capabilities, including raising capital, development, acquisitions, dispositions, portfolio management, financing and property management. Kaplan is an ACCREDITED MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION® which is the only recognition of excellence given to real estate management firms.
Experienced Leaders and a Seasoned Team
Kaplan's management team are experienced real estate and investment management professionals with a long history of managing through numerous cycles gaining the insight and experience that is crucial for managing partner capital.
Entrepreneurial and Opportunistic Approach to Building Value
With roots back 40 years, Kaplan has earned a reputation for finding and building value for its partners, while minimizing risk. With a Kaplan Partners track record on realized sales that places Kaplan above the top quartile of its peers, Kaplan has proven that its time tested and methodical approach to multifamily investing is a compelling investment strategy.