The Redwood Group executes to first world, institutional investor standards in emerging cities as well as selected maturing markets.
The Redwood Group integrates local and global expertise to maximize value creation. Its dedicated market teams of experienced real estate professionals have in-depth knowledge of specific markets allowing them to identify and secure highly attractive investment and development opportunities.
The senior officers of Redwood led the original expansion into Asia since 1999 of several of the top logistics real estate investment and development platforms globally, executing more than USD 3 billion of logistics real estate investments in Asia since the late 90s, and over 5 million m² of developments and acquisitions internationally, while providing high quality distribution space for some of the largest end users and logistics service providers operating both within Asia and around the world.
Redwood's multinational staff has experience and relationships derived from institutional class investment houses, private equity firms, and real estate investment trusts; which it uses to support the local teams in structuring, funding, and financing these opportunities. The acquired projects are managed by multifunctional teams comprised of both local and global staff.
Utilizing extensive regional and local contacts at all levels, our team has extensive property development expertise, a successful track record and has developed properties throughout Asia and Europe, including:
- Industrial Centres & Distribution Parks
- Business parks
- Free Trade Zone Projects
With considerable experience in standardized and disciplined processes of investment analysis, project execution and management, Redwood is able to create value for its investing partners with leading edge projects and structuring.
At Redwood, we are committed to providing our customers with best-in-class, state-of-the-art distribution facilities. We focus on building long term relationships and delivering solutions that meet our customers' business needs helping them improve their supply chain efficiency and fulfil their strategic expansion goals.
Our strategy is to focus on selectively pursuing high quality opportunities and acquiring prime development sites in strategic logistics locations in China and Japan where we see immediate value and long-term growth.
After selecting the most strategic site, Redwood develops a warehouse logistics centre that meets most customers' requirements in terms of size, grade, and leasing terms, enabling us to provide convenient and cost-effective distribution facilities that serves various customers.
An alternative solution we offer is build-to-suit development, a service that includes customized site selection, construction, and management of dedicated distribution facilities according to an individual customer's requirements.
We understand the process, risks, and value creation in the real estate development life-cycle. Our investment process fully captures the advantages of global views and standards with local knowledge and execution capabilities, creating an effective blend of insights and expertise.
Dedicated teams of experienced real estate professionals from operations, investment management, leasing and finance background are assigned to each of our projects to execute each phase of our value creation model following a disciplined process to minimize risk while maximizing value creation.
Our interests are aligned with those of our investors with a focus on strong corporate governance, process transparency and open, effective communication.
Working with Redwood
"Logistics property investments are expected to benefit from economic growth, urbanization and consumption increases in China. We observe a strong need among companies to set up the supply chain in China. We are pleased to partner with the experienced and decisive Manager The Redwood Group, whose team has executed some of the highest quality distribution and logistics real estate developments and investments in China and elsewhere in Asia." Thijs Schoenaker, Senior Investment Manager at PGGM
"Our investment strategy is to align with and co-invest alongside what we believe to be best-in-class real estate fund managers around the world with a specialist expertise in their local markets. Redwood's focus on high-quality distribution buildings located in the largest and most dynamic cities of Asia fits well with our investment strategy." David Boyle, Chief Investment Officer and Co-head of Morgan Stanley AIP Real Estate
"Redwood's institutional reputation, experienced team and strong relationship network make them an ideal platform for Equity International in Asia. We are delighted to partner with Charles and Stuart as they develop and scale the Company's investments in Asian logistics property." Tom Heneghan, Chief Executive Officer, Equity International
"(In Japan,) we are pleased to continue to partner with the experienced and decisive manager The Redwood Group, which is also a partner of ours in China logistics... PGGM is also pleased with Equity International's selection of Redwood as best in class platform for logistics in Asia." Guido Verhoef, Head of Private Real Estate at PGGM IM