What We Buy


Deal Structure and Size

We typically offer all-cash transactions for single asset, multiple asset and large portfolio acquisitions, but we will assume existing financing or seller financing. As an UPREIT, Equity Residential is able to issue operating partnership units as an alternative to cash, providing the seller with tax deferment advantages. We are also actively seeking joint venture development and pre-sale opportunities.

Where we’re buying now:

  • Boston MSA
  • New York including the Route 95 corridor in Connecticut and New Jersey
  • Washington DC MSA
  • Seattle MSA
  • San Francisco Bay MSA
  • Los Angeles MSA
  • Orange County
  • San Diego County
  • Denver MSA

Asset Acquisition

We typically seek communities of 100 apartments or more. We buy well located assets with quality construction.

Submissions

Please contact the individual acquisitions officer responsible for each region. Equity Residential's extensive market knowledge allows us to quickly determine if we have any interest in the property.

You may also contact Alan W. George – Chief Investment Officer; at 312.928.1259, or his assistant Rebecca Harris, at 312.928.1251, with any questions regarding acquisitions or dispositions.

Acquisitions Contacts

Washington DC, Boston, New York, New Jersey
Brian Grant
202.971.7062

Seattle, San Francisco, Denver
Jim Alexander
312.928.1260

Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire and San Diego
Jeremy Basloe
424.732.4205

What We Build


Deal Structure and Size

We invest directly, in equity joint-venture structures, pre-sale transactions at market cap rates, and in multiple property pools. As an UPREIT, we are able to issue operating partnership units as an alternative to cash, providing sellers with tax deferment advantages.

Where we’re developing now:

  • Boston MSA
  • New York including the Route 95 corridor in Connecticut and New Jersey
  • Washington DC MSA
  • Seattle MSA
  • San Francisco Bay MSA
  • Los Angeles MSA
  • Orange County
  • San Diego County
  • Denver MSA

Asset Size

We typically develop communities of 100 apartments or more. We will consider smaller projects in select markets and urban infill locations. We will also consider single-project developments and multiple-project pools.

Submissions

Please contact the regional development director for additional information.

If you’ve got an opportunity you’d like to present, please submit the following information:

  • Full property description
  • Market information (including sales and rental comps)
  • Location map
  • Architectural renderings, including project site plan, unit floor plans, building plans and preliminary elevations
  • Location map(s) showing surrounding street network and how the site relates to the area
  • Aerial photographs of the surrounding area
  • Color photographs of the site and surroundings
  • Pro forma

Developments Contacts

Boston
Carolyn Zern
617.648.2162

New York
George Kruse
646.833.3962

Washington DC
Aubrey Fenton
202.971.7074

Denver & San Francisco Bay Area
Drew Sullins
415.767.7189

Seattle
Alex Quilici
206.577.9026

Southern California
John Hrovat
424.732.4207

What We Sell


For questions regarding our dispositions, or to request a marketing package, please contact the appropriate dispositions officer:

Disposition Contacts

East Coast
Cydney White, Senior Vice President
312.928.1301

West Coast
Matt Wakenight, Senior Vice President
312.928.1164