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Investor, developer, lender, operator, and owner converting opportunities into long-term value.

 

We are a real estate company that matches our entrepreneurial investment strategy with a commitment to creating long-term value for our stakeholders, our properties, and the communities in which we invest and build.

 

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MULTIFAMILY
15,850 Units
Development and Property Management
HOSPITALITY
4,300 Keys
Development and Asset Management
COMMERCIAL
5 Million Square Feet
Industrial and Retail Commercial Management
DEVELOPMENT
$3.5 Billion Pipeline
Residential and Hospitality Development
CAPITAL MARKETS
$1.3 Billion AUM
Real Estate Investment Trusts
REINSURANCE
$1 Billion AUM
Life and Annuity
DEBT
$450 Million Deployed
Real Estate Debt Platform
VENTURE
$100 Million Capital
Early-Stage Technology Investments
REACH
25 States
Investing and Developing Across The Country

An Intuitive Approach

At our core, we specialize in identifying, acquiring, and improving existing real estate, and in creating unique properties through ground-up development.
Our approach, honed over 30 years, combines our intuition and experience with rigorous research and meticulous analysis. We’ve built our reputation on our ability to identify opportunities early, analyze their potential, and transform them into above-market investments.
Our Company
40 EAST END AVENUE
Groundbreaking Developments.
Our developments are groundbreaking in every respect. We lead the market through creative planning, visionary design, and operational excellence. From developing the first Moxy hotels in the United States, to conceiving residential buildings with hotel amenities, to pioneering undiscovered neighborhoods at 365 Bond Street and ARC, to bringing award-winning architect David Adjaye’s first tower to life at 130 William, we develop buildings that are first instance.
DEVELOPMENT

Over 30 years of experience.

Starting with an $89,000 investment in a two-family house in 1986, founder David Lichtenstein has grown Lightstone into one of the most innovative and diversified privately held real estate firms in the United States.

View Highlights of The Lightstone Story Below.

  • 1988
  • 2010

    Established Lightstone Value Plus REIT, Inc. (LVPR I)

    A public non-listed REIT, current AUM $507mm

    Crain’s New York named Lightstone as “100 Best Places To Work in New York City”

    Formed Lightstone Ventures, focusing on PropTech, InsureTech, and FinTech early stage investments

    Formed Converge RE II, a life and annuity reinsurer

    Established Lightstone Capital

    A real estate debt strategies platform

    Lightstone Enterprises Limited completed Series A and Series B bond offering on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) totaling $347mm

    Bonds are rated A+ by Standard & Poor’s Maalot

Established Lightstone Value Plus REIT, Inc. (LVPR I)

A public non-listed REIT, current AUM $507mm

Crain’s New York named Lightstone as “100 Best Places To Work in New York City”

Formed Lightstone Ventures, focusing on PropTech, InsureTech, and FinTech early stage investments

Formed Converge RE II, a life and annuity reinsurer

Established Lightstone Capital

A real estate debt strategies platform

Lightstone Enterprises Limited completed Series A and Series B bond offering on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) totaling $347mm

Bonds are rated A+ by Standard & Poor’s Maalot