Our Capabilities

Lightstone operates across all sectors of the real estate industry. By acting as owner, developer, investor, and operator, we bring a profound understanding of what makes an investment successful. This is what differentiates us from other firms, allowing us to see opportunities that others don’t appreciate, and to convert those opportunities into real growth.

  • Owner
  • Operator
  • Investor
  • Developer

Acquisition

We have a proven track record in identifying opportunities that other firms overlook. Further, we have demonstrated a capability to structure, negotiate, and close even the most complex transactions quickly and efficiently.

Development

Our extensive expertise in all types of development provide us with a unique acumen in approaching each project, allowing us to quickly determine highest and best use. With our teams’ vast development experience and proven track record in New York City, we have an established reputation for innovative designs delivered on time and on budget. No matter what the market, structure, or opportunity, we deliver a high quality product that maximizes returns and minimizes risk.

Financing

We use financing as a tool to enhance an investments return. While other investors may be deterred by complexities and challenges such as distressed capital structures, we navigate these obstacles with confidence. We participate in investments at all levels of the capital structure, from equity to preferred equity to debt.

Asset Management

Our in-house asset management team maintains a hands-on day-to-day involvement in every investment. This includes validating a transactions investment thesis, developing and implementing a sound operating strategy, overseeing capital improvement projects, and continually examining disposition strategies to maximize returns.

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