Investment Management

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Our Investment Program provides opportunities to institutions, pension funds, direct investors, and private accredited investors.

We are performance driven and utilize a singular investment philosophy to help our customers create wealth with commercial real estate investments.

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The Bradford Advantage: Market Presence. Regional Focus. Flexibility.

Since 1989, Bradford Companies has developed and invested in over 5,000,000sf of commercial and industrial property in Dallas-Ft Worth. Currently, Bradford leasing and management controls over 15,000,000sf in the DFW Metroplex, giving us the market presence, regional focus and flexibility to source high quality prospects. Our investment and development platform focuses on strategic value-add commercial real estate investment opportunities across asset types general office, industrial and retail.

Having leased and sold over 125,000,000sf since Bradford was formed, our experience brings extensive local knowledge to the table. Coupled with the Bradford team’s combined expertise in all stages of the investment lifecycle, we are uniquely situated to consistently bring quality, high-yield opportunities to our investors.

Bradford’s full-service template provides for a vertically integrated “invest, lease, manage, monetize” model. This concept allows Bradford to produce operating, management, and leasing proficiency at every level of the investment process.

Bradford principals and the firm have been involved in over $1.0B in commercial real estate transactions nationally. Bradford principals’ tenure with the firm exceeds 35 years, with substantiative experience in investing, managing, and operating commercial real estate portfolios. The firm has transitioned 80,000,000sf, from initial assignment to achieving market exit strategy, of portfolio assignments since its inception.

Yes, as the market evolves seasoned commercial real estate firms are targeting properties overlooked with operational deficiencies, adding to upside returns.

  • Core Investing – Purchase of property that generates long-term income. The properties are occupied by tenants and are typically investment grade tenants.
  • Core-Plus Investing – Acquisition of a property that needs some minor repairs or renovations that generates relatively stable income. These properties are about a decade old and after repairs, the income they generate are offset by higher income, NOI returned to the investor.
  • Value-Add – Property with existing income but potential to increase that cash flow with significant property improvements or repositioning the property.
  • Opportunistic Investing – Riskiest investment due to the condition of the properties. These properties need total renovation with little to no cash flow. However, the potential for the return can be incredibly high.  Foreclosures and bankruptcies generally fall in this category.

A commercial property fund is a form of property investment whereby investors buy a share of a commercial asset held in a professionally managed LLC. Choosing to go it alone and invest in commercial real estate one property at a time adds a significant level of risk that you can avoid by investing in a fund. By diversifying the collection of commercial property in a fund, the fund manager can provide you with more security for your portfolio, professionally managed and leased.

Banks consider this asset class to be risky for their High Net Worth investors while this investment category is widely accessible to HNW investors with proven sponsors.

The typical structure of a family office investment program consists of an executive team, an investment team, and a back office. Family offices can be structured as traditional corporations or limited liability companies. Some family offices may also use a family investment company model.

Case Studies

Citymark on the Katy Trail

Dallas, Texas
Office Investment - 226,445 SF
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I-20 Corporate Center

DeSoto, Texas
Industrial Development - 385,472 SF
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Meadow Park Tower

Dallas, Texas
Office Investment – 262,799 SF
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  • Investor must be an accredited investor
  • Investor must be a US Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
  • Investor must meet the minimum threshold of capital investment for each investment’s criteria

Our Standard

Our business is about Honesty and Respect. We wear our reputations on our sleeves every day.

Our Values

Maintain integrity and accountability, which leads to lasting relationships.

Our Focus

Serve each client with integrity and professional competency.

Our Responsibility

Approach each property assignment from the client’s perspective.

Our Philosophy

Our client’s satisfaction is the measure of our success.

Each of our employees are an invaluable member of the Team. Their contributions, work ethic, and attitude play a crucial role to Bradford Companies’ success and culture.


Beth Fenton

Managing Director

Private Capital
Investor Relations

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