Since our founding in 1960 we have developed or acquired over 77,000 apartment homes and over 16.8 million square feet of commercial space.

GID is a privately held, globally diversified, and fully integrated real estate organization founded in 1960 that develops, owns, and manages a premier portfolio of existing and under-development properties valued at over $15 billion.  We have offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Orange County, Washington, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Denver, and Waltham as well as 124 investment properties, and employ over 800 real estate professionals. Our divisions specialize in development, acquisitions, real estate funds, international real estate investing, hedge funds, portfolio and asset management, and property management.  We’re engaged in all aspects of real estate investment, ownership, and operation and pursue opportunities both nationally and internationally across multiple asset classes.  During our 58-year history, we’ve acquired or developed over 77,000 residential units and 16.8 million square feet of commercial space in twenty four states.

Our current portfolio includes 31,264 residential units and 3.9 million square feet of commercial space.  Our development activities include approximately 10,000 units and 1 million square feet of commercial space under development or in the planning stages of development.

We have a venerable track record and pursue investments using a combination of our own capital and allocations through our long standing relationships with institutional investment partners, including the world’s largest pension funds and sovereign wealth funds.  We also have substantial relationships with major commercial real estate lenders and banking institutions around the globe.

We are uniquely positioned to develop, acquire, and operate sophisticated properties across a range of asset classes and regional markets. The company’s overall scale, breadth, depth, and financial capability position GID as one of the most comprehensive real estate platforms in the United States.


Cirrus building exterior
Cirrus Apartments, Seattle WA

GID is currently involved in the planning stages or active development of approximately 10,000 apartment units and 2 million square feet of commercial space.