The Windward Group, Inc.

Real Estate Analysis & Consulting

Recent Assignments

The following is an accounting of some of the recent projects in which The Windward Group has been involved.

The Windward Group recently completed two market analyses in partnership with an Ottawa, Ontario based consultant.

One analysis examined the potential for a 40-unit development within the New Edinburgh neighborhood while the other looked at the viability of an approximately 175 unit structure in the Overbrook/Castle Heights neighborhood, both within the city limits of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

The City of Black River Falls, Wisconsin commissioned The Windward Group to provide an in-depth Housing Needs Assessment for the community.

Our analysis included a thorough residential housing market evaluation and a detailed survey of the local population and workforce to determine specific housing needs.

A Southern California based real estate investor/syndicator recently asked the Windward Group to evaluate the investment potential of a mixed-use residential development in Park City, Utah.

The Windward Group worked closely with the purchaser of this 2,470 unit apartment asset located in Houston, TX.

We provided in depth market and financial analysis for our client, a private, Midwest-based investor.

By unit count, this was the largest apartment acquisition in Texas in 2015. 

The Windward Group was recently commissioned by the City of Merrill, Wisconsin to perform an in-depth market analysis to evaluate the potential for rental apartments over ground level retail upon a 1/3 acre site in the downtown core.

The rendering to the left provides an approximation of the structure that was recommended.

The Windward Group recently completed a formal market analysis for a mixed-use development in downtown Winter Garden, Florida for a private, Orlando based developer.

Upon completion, this three-story project will offer approximately 50 rental apartments, five rental townhomes and 8,200 square feet of ground-level retail space.

This 131 unit town-home style apartment property was recently acquired by one of our Midwest based private investors. Located in Texas, this asset also includes four acres of vacant land, offering the potential for future expansion.

The Windward Group assisted with all financial modeling and underwriting for this acquisition.

A private, Switzerland based financial services/investment entity hired The Windward Group to evaluate the acquisition potential of a 27-unit apartment complex located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of the City of Chicago.

Windward provided in-depth five-year cash flow projections and a thorough competitive assessment and provided rate of return measures for various acquisition prices.

A private, California based investor/developer recently commissioned The Windward Group to assist with the preparation of a formal offering memorandum that will be used to solicit both equity and debt financing.

This investor will be seeking opportunities to acquire and develop multifamily assets in northern California, focusing upon the Sacramento area.

Our client, a Midwest-based investor, acquired this 80 unit apartment property located upon a prime infill location in Houston, Texas.

The Windward Group provided financial and market analysis to assist the investor with this acquisition.

The Windward Group was commissioned by a private Green Bay, Wisconsin based developer to determine the potential for the construction of up to 84 rental apartment units within the proposed Ledgeview Business Park in Ledgeview, Wisconsin.

Our client intends to use this analysis to assist with solicitation of equity and debt, as well as to help with zoning issues associated with the site.

For the City of Washburn, Wisconsin, The Windward Group recently completed a thorough analysis of both the residential and commercial/retail sectors in the City, focusing specifically on the highest and best use of a city-owned, 8.4-acre parcel located between the downtown core and the Washburn, Marina.

After being commissioned by an Alexandria, Virginia based private investor, The Windward Group conducted an in-depth apartment market analysis for the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan area.

The client expects to use this analysis to assist him when selecting specific locations within Charlotte in which investment capital will be deployed.

The Windward Group was recently engaged by a Madison, Wisconsin based municipal redevelopment firm to assist them with the residential component of a larger downtown Appleton, Wisconsin redevelopment plan.

We evaluated the depth of the market for single family homes, condominiums/townhomes as well as multifamily apartment alternatives, and provided detailed recommendations regarding which product types will best fit the downtown area.

Our client, a Chicago based real estate investment entity worked closely with The Windward Group on the acquisition of this 288 unit apartment community located on an infill parcel in Dallas, Texas.

Windward provided full financial/cash flow and market analysis services to assist with this acquisition.

The Windward Group was recently hired by a Colorado-based investor/developer to evaluate the potential for the redevelopment of a shuttered private school building and dormitory into rental apartments.

The property, located in Canyon City, Colorado occupies an entire city block and provides the opportunity for future new construction in addition to the renovation of existing structures.