Transformative Real Estate
When real estate is developed with a purpose beyond profit, it can have a lasting impact.
U3 Advisors understands how critical real estate can be to advancing institutional missions. Beyond serving the core mission of the institution, we believe real estate, developed with intention, can contribute to the greater good.
We have helped institutions evaluate, transact, and develop over $2B of real estate projects that support education, enterprise, and authentic experience. Through creative and thoughtful real estate strategies that combine institutional objectives and community aspirations, we can deliver projects with transformative impact.
A vibrant campus brings people together and connects an institution with its surrounding community.
U3 Advisors has worked with and within institutions to ensure their built environment inspires strong relationships, advances their core mission, and promotes future growth.
From developing new campuses to enhancing existing ones, we have advised institutions on public private partnerships, student housing portfolios, campus operations, facilities and real estate services, and campus planning. Our ability to work within an administration or campus operations can provide our clients with additional capacity and expertise to deliver critical projects.
Anchor institutions have the power to drive investment and renewal to ensure everyone has fair and equal access to new opportunities.
Anchor institutions – universities, hospitals, and other non-profit organizations – are increasingly critical to the health and success of our cities and communities as economic engines. Anchors are now seen as vital city builders – a role that has fundamentally changed institutional business models and shifted the sphere of influence and impact beyond their core missions.
U3 Advisors works with anchor institutions to unlock impact through transformative economic and community development strategies. Using data-driven approaches, we have developed programs and initiatives that spur investment to communities. From setting up community development organizations to developing Live Local, Buy Local, and Hire Local programs, our work has benefitted anchor institutions while lifting up residents.