About Carter

Carter is one of the country’s leading real estate investment, development, and advisory firms. Carter leverages its 60 years of experience and proven approach to creating value for its partners.

Carter’s investment focus is centered around raising funds through a combination of private equity and bank financing to achieve desirable risk-adjusted returns. Carter has invested over $1.2 billion in assets over the past decade and over $5 billion since 1958. The company is also the co-sponsor of two non-traded, publicly reported REITs, focused on investing in single tenant, net leased properties in the data center and healthcare sectors.

As one of the country’s largest developers, Carter has major mixed-use, multi-family, office and student housing projects under construction around the country. The company has developed a specialized practice in providing development and program management services for public-private ventures (P3s).

Carter’s strong, long-standing program management teams serve as owner representatives for major project and program management assignments for educational institutions, governments, and corporations, among others.

Carter’s advisory team partners with clients to deliver customized, innovative strategic solutions to create significant value. The company regularly works with some of the most recognized national, state, and municipal institutions to guide their most pressing real estate decisions.

There’s an unmistakable energy at Carter that comes from our greatest asset, our team. Our associates consist of some of the brightest minds in the industry who bring a fresh perspective and an innate creativity to our clients’ real estate needs.


Carter is able to move quickly, strategically and wisely to identify and execute on value-add investment opportunities. We have invested in over $1.2 billion in projects in the last 10 years alone.

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Carter develops equity mixed-use, multi-family and corporate and student housing, projects across the country. Our program management team provides owners’ representation for educational institutions, municipalities and private entities. We focus on urban infill projects and public-private partnership developments.

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Carter’s strategic consulting team partners with clients to deliver customized, innovative strategic solutions to create significant value.

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Over Five Decades of experience


Empowered by our experience, Carter has persevered through more than five decades. Our history is dynamic and tells a unique story about our impact on markets around the country. Take a look at our timeline to see milestones on the path that lead us to where we are today.

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