GID is a privately held, globally diversified, and fully integrated real estate organization founded in 1960 that employs over 600 real estate professionals in multiple offices throughout the United States. During its 53 year history the company has acquired or developed over 54,000 residential units and in excess of 13 million square feet of commercial space. As of March 31, 2013, GID controls a real estate portfolio consisting of 97 properties located in 16 states, and totaling more than 22 million square feet comprised of over 18,600 residential units (including 542,386 square feet of commercial and retail space) and more than 4.1 million square feet of commercial space. In addition, GID has more than 12 million square feet of fully entitled properties in its development pipeline.
GID is involved in a variety of asset classes and real estate disciplines, and pursues opportunities both nationally and internationally. The company is engaged in all aspects of real estate investment, ownership, and operation and has divisions that specialize in development, acquisitions, real estate investment funds and separate accounts, international real estate investing, real estate hedge funds, property management, portfolio and asset management, and advisory services.
GID has one of the strongest and longest running track records in the real estate industry, and pursues investments using a combination of its own capital, institutional investment partners including the nation’s largest pension funds, and relationships with a variety of major commercial real estate lenders and banking institutions.