Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, HB is a business and investment management entity of the Hewson and Breiner family offices. The managing principals of HB are Edward Hewson and Jonathan Breiner, second- and third-generation managers of their family businesses. HB's legacy as a U.S. multifamily investor began in apartment buildings in the suburbs of New York City in the 1950s, and expanded to the Western U.S. in the 1990s. Today, a good portion of the firm's investment has been focused on the Seattle area of the Pacific Northwest. HB manages over $3 billion worth of multifamily real estate and controls entities specializing in development, management, large-scale acquisitions, and brokerage. HB has been an instrument for large institutional investors and family offices throughout North America in the apartment building sector. In addition, HB has diversified interests in other asset classes such as hospitality, retail, transportation, and communications. HB's subsidiaries in the multifamily space include: HB Management, Indigo Real Estate Services, and Paragon Real Estate Advisors. HB Management, established in 2006, has developed large-scale apartment projects in the Pacific Northwest of the United States with a focus on Seattle, Washington. The company has successfully developed high-rise apartments in the downtown environment and mid-rise and suburban style apartments outside of the city core business districts. HB also has master planned neighborhoods near transit centers in Seattle. Indigo, founded in 1995, manages approximately 10,000 apartment units in four states on behalf HB partnerships, institutions, and other high net worth investors. The company has managed and reported for some of largest financial institutions in the United States. Paragon Real Estate Advisors, founded by Ed Hewson and other partners in 1995 and later acquired 100% by HB in 2010, is the Seattle area's largest privately owned apartment building brokerage, with a history of nearly 2,000 multifamily investment transactions.
Visit hbnorthwest.com for more information.
About HQ Capital Real Estate
Founded in 1989 as Real Estate Capital Partners, HQ Capital Real Estate is a dedicated U.S. real estate investment advisor specializing in multifamily investments. Since its inception, the firm has invested in approximately $15 billion of U.S. real estate through sponsored funds and separate accounts on behalf of global institutions, family offices and ultra-high net worth individuals. Through its consistent participation in the market over the past three decades, HQ Capital Real Estate has developed deep relationships with some of the country's top real estate owners, operators, developers, brokers and lenders, providing the firm with access to a pipeline of exclusive investment opportunities. Overseeing these transactions is a committed senior management team who has worked together since 2005 and has an average tenure at the firm of 20 years. In-house capabilities of the company go beyond its investment management expertise and include asset and construction management, capital markets, legal, and tax structuring expertise. These attributes combined have resulted in a successful historical multifamily track record of 221 realized opportunistic and value add fund investments with an overall gross IRR of 21.1%.
About HQ Capital
Founded in 1989, HQ Capital has invested around $8billion in private equity in the U.S., Europe and Asia through funds and individual mandates on behalf of its investors as to date. More than 90 specialists identify the best private equity managers from New York, Bad Homburg and Hong Kong and invest in them through primary, secondary and co-investments. HQ Capital relies on more than 30 years of local expertise and networks in the respective markets. Since its foundation, the firm has made around 685 private equity investments in North America, Europe and Asia with over 275 managers and launched 26 fund programs. A sustainable increase in value is just as important as broad diversification and precise risk management.
Visit www.hqcapital.com for more information.