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Acquiring, developing, and managing institutional-grade real estate assets and delivering superior results for investors.


Summit Real Estate Group (Summit) is an independent, partner-led commercial real estate company. Our integrated Fund, Development, and Asset Management platforms focus on opportunities within select markets throughout the United States. Extensive industry experience and strong relationships, built over 25 years, enable Summit to be thoughtful stewards of capital, diligent operators of assets, and trusted partners.

Since 1995, Summit has utilized its position in the real estate industry to source opportunities and create value throughout multiple economic cycles.

 

  • Fund and Development platforms representing in excess of $500 million of investment value.
  • Commercial real estate projects totaling 6 million square feet since inception.
  • Leadership team comprised of industry veterans with 150+ years of collective experience.
  • Partner-led firm supported by a team of experienced associates.
  • Vertically integrated real estate company with extensive in-house operating capabilities.

CAPABILITIES

Summit’s capabilities distinguish it from other commercial real estate companies.

  • Acquisition Sourcing
  • Project Development
  • Construction & Project Management
  • Asset & Property Management
  • Market Research
  • Property Marketing & Leasing
  • Project Finance
  • Entitlement & Due Diligence
  • Accounting & Compliance
  • Investor Relations

Our robust, in-house capabilities are a competitive advantage that allows our dedicated, entrepreneurial team to control entire real estate engagements and provide the foundation for Summit to consistently source and execute value creation strategies on behalf of investors.

Acquisitions

 

  • Tactical sourcing strategy resulting in access to off market, opportunistic and value add institutional quality assets
  • Detailed and enterprising due diligence process using a combination of in-house and third-party resources to evaluate and win deals
  • Robust financial modeling and thorough market research validating and assessing deal level economic assumptions and risk-reward metrics

Development

 

  • Systematic, collaborative, and process-driven approach for pinpointing project team members, identifying project scope and overseeing construction
  • In-house construction management, in conjunction with entitlement, due diligence, and finance expertise, ensures projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • Product experience includes single and multi-tenant industrial, retail, and entertainment uses in select markets

Asset Management

 

  • Comprehensive and detailed business plans are developed and implemented, maximizing property potential
  • Hands-on approach that addresses property management and operations, leasing, and capital improvement needs and opportunities
  • Proactive and responsive relationship building with current and prospective tenants to maximize leasing velocity, as well as tenant expansion

A Chronological History of Summit Real Estate Group

1995


John Ross founds Summit with a focus on commercial real estate development.

First acquisition: Drew Station Shopping Center

1997


First development: St. Peters Centre

1999


Scott “Murph” Reese joins to expand the Development Platform.

First multi-tenant industrial acquisition: Corporate 44 Business Park, Bldgs 1-3

2001


First industrial development completed: I-170 Distribution Centre.

2004


Development begins on first industrial portfolio: Corporate 44 Business Park, Bldgs 4-7

2007


Summit sells Corporate 44 Business Park at the highest price per square foot in the history of St. Louis.

2009


Mark Billeaud joins to build out the Fund Platform.

Developed Des Peres Corners Shopping Center

2010


Arrowrock Income & Growth Fund I launched.

2011


Arrowrock Income & Growth Fund I final close.

Bruce Sokolik joins as CFO.

2013


Arrowrock Income & Growth Fund I fully deployed.

2014


Robert Schoelch joins as COO.

2015


Arrowrock Income & Growth Fund II launched.

Acquired and redeveloped St. Louis Business Center, an infill, office/warehouse complex.

2016


Arrowrock Income & Growth Fund II final close.

2018


Arrowrock Income & Growth Fund II fully deployed.

Arrowrock Income & Growth Fund III launched.

Developed Chesterfield Entertainment Village with the opening of TopGolf.

2019


Developed the Midwest’s largest ice complex for the St. Louis Blues NHL Practice Facility.