Curating the Historic. Creating the Iconic.

We are a vertically-integrated real estate investment, development, and management firm. For over 25 years, we have successfully acquired and developed distinct, design-driven hospitality, residential, and commercial office assets valued in excess of $3 billion. Our boutique structure as a privately held company allows for flexibility to underwrite and execute deals of all asset types, sizes, and structures in order to secure the best opportunities in the market and generate above-average, risk-adjusted returns for our partners.

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Spotlight

Located on the corner of South Broadway and 11th Street, Downtown Los Angeles Proper will revive a historic building that connects the booming Broadway district with the fashion district, the historic core, LA Live, and the Convention Center. The hotel will feature 148 guest rooms, three F&B outlets helmed by James Beard Award-winning L.A. chef Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne (Lucques, a.o.c., Tavern); an intimate library-lounge, fitness center, a city-view rooftop pool, and lounge-bar-restaurant. Especially Proper are two singular, one-of-a-kind suites fashioned from the basketball court and indoor pool of the building’s sporting club past.

“Most anticipated high-design hotel openings of 2021.” – Architectural Digest

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The Austin Proper Hotel & Residences includes 244 rooms and a limited collection of 99 residences and penthouses atop the Austin Proper Hotel in the heart of the vibrant 2nd Street District. On the outside, Austin Proper is a 32-story, LEED Gold registered modern high-rise by award-winning Handel Architects. Inside, a soulful mix of elegance and imagination created by design visionary Kelly Wearstler, and featuring three chef-driven dining destinations from McGuire Moorman Hospitality. With the impeccable service and unrivaled amenities of a grand hotel, Austin Proper Hotel & Residences is at the crux of nature and culture, relaxation and revelry. It’s the Proper place to live and to thrive.

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Santa Monica Proper
Santa Monica Proper introduces a looser kind of luxury to Santa Monica. Here, within walking distance to the beach, each of the 271 rooms, suites and spaces successfully optimize the city’s abundant ocean breezes and natural light, while the interior design finds inspiration in the organic tones and textures of the local coastline. Santa Monica Proper beckons guests with a trio of dining options and the only rooftop pool deck on the Westside, complete with Balearic restaurant, bar, and cabanas, where guests are front row for sunsets over the Pacific. With an emphasis on Eastern-inspired wellness, the hotel’s Surya Spa (opening Spring 2021) offers custom-designed Ayurvedic programs supporting physical, mental, and spiritual health.

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This 230,000 square foot Class A office is located in creative East Austin. The development consists of two four-story buildings and a parking garage on 3.4 acres. West of West and Gensler Architects are leading the design using precast architectural panels and a cast in place concrete structure, complete with 15’-foot ceilings flooded with natural light. The project partners include Goldman Sachs and Lincoln Property Company. Construction is underway with a target opening of Spring 2022.

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