About Atlas
Atlas Real Estate Partners is a private real estate investment firm focused on investments in multifamily, student-housing, retail, and office assets throughout the United States. Atlas has local partnerships and satellite offices in each target market.
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atlas possesses several distinct advantages
Atlas has executed 32 deals since being founded in early 2010, with a combined value of $500M+. Atlas has a perfect track record of closing deals that are under contract.
Local Market Expertise
Atlas has extensive and real-time local market knowledge as a result of our partnerships in each target market.
Institutional Approach
Target smaller deals and bring an institutional approach to the sub-intuitional space. We find more inefficiency and generate outsized returns by targeting deals under $25M.
Aligned Interest
The principals of Atlas invest alongside each of its investors. Profit sharing occurs only after all investors have received a preferred return on their initial investment.
Access to Private Real Estate Deals
Atlas allows accredited investors the ability to invest directly into institutional quality commercial real estate at manageable levels.
Investor Communication
Atlas prides itself on best-in-class investor reporting. We're building software solutions that enable investors to view real-time reporting via secure online portal, sign investment docs online and recieve distributions and KT's online.
Atlas commits 1% of our upfront fees to select charities like our current partner's Community Solutions, Madison Square Park Conservancy and the Covenant House.
Atlas targets undervalued multifamily, student-housing, retail and office investments in select markets across the country.
Active Markets
We acquire assets across the country with a primary focus on the Washington, D.C. metro, Southern Florida, New York metro, Boston metro, Chicago, and Texas, where Atlas has local partnerships.
Investment Size
Typical investments are $10M-$35M in value, often falling below the institutional radar.
Product Type
Multifamily, student-housing, office, and retail. We will evaluate other assets classes on case-by-case basis.
Locational Attributes
Submarkets with strong local demand drivers, such as employment and transportation hubs, that are also aided by favorable macro drivers. such as population, employment and income growth.
Investment Profile
Our target properties typically generate stable, in-place cash flow, offer opportunities to directly add value at the property level, and possess long term upside potential.
our story
Atlas was founded in 2009 by managing principals Arvind Chary and Alex Foster. The two founders bring over 25 years of institutional investing experience to the investment platform which gives Atlas its competitive advantage of identifying and executing on value-add opportunities. Arvind and Alex have known each other for over 15 years having both attended college at Tufts University and completing graduate school at Columbia University.
Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.
- Biz Stone, Twitter Co-founder
our philosophy
Embrace partnerships with like-minded individuals that have similar institutional backgrounds.
our philosophy
Build an extensive network of investors, lenders, brokers and other real estate professionals organically through referrals.
our philosophy
Embrace change and take a progressive mindset that harnesses technology advances in real estate.
our philosophy
Eliminate bureaucracy, egos and resistance to change.
Real estate is relationship driven business.
The principals of Atlas are frequent speakers and alumni leaders at both Tufts University and Columbia University. Real estate is a relationship-driven business and many of the Atlas partnerships are with fellow alumni.
atlas cares
Atlas commits 1% of our corporate profits to select charities like our current partner’s Community Solutions, Madison Square Park Conservancy, and the Covenant House.
covenant house

Covenant House is an organization that has developed programs designed at providing our youth with a holistic approach to leaving the streets and achieving independence. Each year the Atlas team participates in the Covenant House Sleep-Out, spending a night on the streets of New York City. Atlas team members have raised over $250K over the past 2 years.
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madison square park conservancy

MSPC is an organization dedicated to keeping historic Madison Square Park a bright, beautiful and active park. Atlas has been an active participant in Madison Square Park Conservancy events including Celebrating Flatiron Chefs and Art in the Park.
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community solutions

The mission Community Solutions Inc. is to promote the independence, citizenry and well-being of individuals and families involved, or at risk of involvement, in the child welfare, juvenile justice and criminal justice systems.
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