The Rainier Companies

About

The Rainier Companies is a Dallas-based commercial real estate investment firm that invests in all product classes nationwide. We are a trusted partner for a range of investors, including public and private funds, insurance companies, family offices and high-net-worth individuals. Our team utilizes research-driven processes to 1) identify opportunities, 2) support value creation and 3) achieve attractive, risk-adjusted returns for investment partners. Since its founding in 2003, Rainier has closed in excess of $2.5 billion of investment assets and currently has an operating portfolio valued at more than $1.6 billion..

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Track Record

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History

2003

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J. Kenneth Dunn & Timothy C. Nichols found Rainier Capital Management

2008

Rainier initiates healthcare investment strategy, ultimately develops/funds over $180 million in assets

2012

Rainier entities consolidate and rebrand into The Rainier Companies

2017

Rainier initiates retail investment strategy; to date has eclipsed $600 million in assets

2020

Rainier internalizes property management and accounting of retail portfolio

2004

Rainier forms first of three Opportunistic Funds, combined capital of $45 million

2009

Rainier initiates mezzanine debt/preferred equity investment strategy; to date has made 75+ investments

2014

Rainier initiates GSA lease investment strategy; to date has eclipsed $375 million in assets

2018

Rainier surpasses $2 billion in transactions closed

2003

handshake
J. Kenneth Dunn & Timothy C. Nichols found Rainier Capital Management

2004

Rainier forms first of three Opportunistic Funds, combined capital of $45 million

2008

Rainier initiates healthcare investment strategy, ultimately develops/funds over $180 million in assets

2009

Rainier initiates mezzanine debt/preferred equity investment strategy; to date has made 75+ investments

2012

Rainier entities consolidate and rebrand into The Rainier Companies

2014

Rainier initiates GSA lease investment strategy; to date has eclipsed $375 million in assets

2017

Rainier initiates retail investment strategy; to date has eclipsed $600 million in assets

2018

Rainier surpasses $2 billion in transactions closed

2020

Rainier internalizes property management and accounting of retail portfolio

Strategy

"Using proprietary sourcing capabilities and leveraging an extensive network of industry contacts, the Rainier team targets inefficiently priced investment opportunities generally overlooked by larger institutional investors."
- Danny Lovell, President and CEO
Rainier is an opportunistic investor seeking to identify and capitalize on emerging commercial real estate trends before becoming fully appreciated by the broader market. Our investment periods average three to seven years, depending on the strategy and capital partner.
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Rainier utilizes both Value-Add and Core Plus equity investment strategies, to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns comprised of current cash flow and capital appreciation. Our hands-on operational expertise has proven critical to our success in acquiring and repositioning assets, and our broad experience allows us to seek value across the commercial real estate investment universe.

Team

Portfolio

Track Record

$421M

Government

$130M

Hotel

$183M

Healthcare

$440M

Multifamily

$367M

Office

$855M

Retail

$9M

Self Storage

$91M

Other

News


In the News

Rainier Cos. Acquires 545,204-Square-Foot Shopping Center in Metro Kansas City
The Rainier Companies continues Best-in-Class Retail Acquisition Strategy
Dallas-based Rainier adds Lee's Summit shopping center to its portfolio
The Rainier Companies continues Best-in-Class Retail Acquisition Strategy
Rainier Cos. Acquires 545,204 SF Shopping Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri
Rainier Cos. Snaps Up Regional Shopping Center in KC Metro
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CoStar: Rainier Snaps Up Regional Shopping Center Near Downtown Cincinnati
The River City News: Newport Pavilion Acquired by Dallas-Based Rainier Companies
Fort Thomas Matters: Newport Pavilion has a new owner, key improvements could be next
Local 12: Texas investment firm acquires Newport Pavilion
Cincinnati Business Courier: One of Greater Cincinnati’s high-profile shopping centers sold
D CEO Magazine: Suburban Flight: How COVID-19 Altered the Retail Landscape
CityBizList: Rainier Companies Internalizes Property Management of its Retail Portfolio
New England Real Estate Journal: Saxon Partners sells 418,970 s/f of Colony Place to Rainier Companies - includes The Plaza, 230,497 s/f center; and The Village, 188,473 s/f center
Commercial Property Executive: Rainier Cos. Acquires Boston Retail Assets for $83M
CRE Connect Boston: Retail at Plymouth’s Colony Place MXU Trades to Rainier
CoStarNews: Dallas Investment Firm Enters New US Markets With Two Deals
Boston Real Estate Times: Rainier Companies Buys Two Properties, Totaling 418,970 SF in Plymouth
Commercial Property Executive: SVN | KOVA Arranges Fort Myers Office Deal
Dallas Business Journal: Dallas-based real estate investment firm sells retail portfolio of 27 properties
Commercial Property Executive: The Rainier Cos. Sells 27-Asset Retail Portfolio
CoStar News: Rainier Cos. Joint Venture Buys Regional Shopping Center Near the University of Oklahoma
REJournals: Rainier acquires 348,000-square-foot retail center in Oklahoma
GlobeStreet: Houston Ties With Dallas for Job Growth
MultifamilyBiz: American Landmark Acquires 282-Unit Haven at Lakes of 610 Apartment Community in Houston, Texas
Multi-Housing News: American Landmark Acquires 282-Unit Houston Community
DI Wire: Rainier Realty Buys Sixth Shopping Center for South African REIT Joint Venture
Kansas City Star: New owner of Grandview’s Truman’s Marketplace calls it a ‘trophy asset’
Business Observer Florida: Rainier buys Woodlands Square for $64 million
Austin American-Statesman: Southpark Meadows section gets new owners
The Times: Dallas-based company acquires Stony Creek Marketplace
CityBizList: Rainier Realty Investments Acquires Fifth Retail Power Center, Plans for Additional $400M in Retail Assets

Media Releases

The Rainier Companies Continues Best-In-Class Retail Acquisition Strategy, Grows Portfolio of Grocery-Anchored Assets to Over Five Million Square Feet with Summitwoods Crossing
The Rainier Companies Announces Earth Fare's Reopening in Woodlands Square
The Rainier Companies Launches New Website for University Town Center
The Rainier Companies Announces Burlington has Opened in Moore Plaza
The Rainier Companies Promotes Mike Janszewski to Director of Acquisitions and Underwriting
The Rainier Companies Announces Hickory Farms has Opened in University Town Center
The Rainier Companies Announces Three Key Staff Additions
The Rainier Companies Announces Rally House has Opened in University Town Center
The Rainier Companies Announces that Torchy’s Tacos has Opened in San Antonio Crossing
Rainier Acquires Newport Pavilion, a 336,900-Square-Foot Class A Super-Regional Shopping Center
Rainier Brings Property Management and Accounting In-House
Rainier Companies Acquires $160M of Retail Property One Month into 2020
Rainier Closes on Ninth Grocery Anchored Retail Acquisition with 350,000 SF University Town Center in Norman, Oklahoma
Rainier Realty Purchases 150,582 SF Retail Power Center in San Antonio
Rainier Realty Investments Acquires 308,200-Square-Foot Retail Center in Metro Kansas City
Rainier Realty Investments Secures Power Center in Oldsmar, Florida
Government Office Buildings Get New Owner