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The Carlton Group is one of the world’s leading real estate investment banks having closed more than $125 billion of equity joint ventures and high leverage, multi-tranche capital solutions. We also specialize in arranging large amounts of construction and development financing for condominium and other transitional assets. Through Carlton Strategic Ventures we invest our own capital and often partner with clients in opportunistic transactions.

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26% IRR JV Equity for a Multifamily Rental Tower Development

We exclusively represent a best in-class Sponsor who is seeking $40 million of JV equity for the development of a Multifamily/Rental project located in Downtown Miami, Florida.   Read More

Carlton to Sell Congress Plaza Hotel in Downtown Chicago

The Carlton Group, as exclusive advisor, is pleased to offer for sale the Congress Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Downtown Chicago (the “Hotel”). This approximately 1 million square foot, 871-key (1,000 room) hotel has been a Chicago landmark since 1893   Read More

$5 Million JV Equity Investment Opportunity – 324-Unit Class A Multifamily Project Near Exxon Campus In NW Houston, Texas

A highly successful residential developer who is seeking approximately $5 million of JV equity to facilitate the development of a ultra-prime 324-unit Class A multifamily project in NW Houston Texas.   Read More

14% Current Cash Return On JV Investment For Heavily Cash Flowing 8.5 Million SF U.S. Class A Office Portfolio

This is a phenomenal opportunity with a highly successful property owner who is seeking a Joint Venture Equity Partner to recapitalize a heavily cash flowing suburban office portfolio located in prime locations throughout the United States.   Read More

Carlton Overview

• The Carlton Group is an international commercial real estate banking firm based in Manhattan. In business since 1991, Carlton Group has completed over $125 billion in commercial and residential real estate transactions. Carlton Group specializes in accessing capital for projects via sophisticated and highly structured debt and equity solutions. Over the last two decades, Carlton has amassed relationships with both traditional and off the radar investors. Carlton Group often raises 90-95 percent of the equity needed for a particular project, along with organizing the best possible debt structure.

• Carlton also has a growing merchant banking division and owns and manages in excess of three million square feet of commercial, residential and retail space. Carlton frequently co-invests with clients either by participating in investing deposit money or co-investing in the sponsor General Partner position. Carlton also executes an aggressive international advisory platform which is currently executing well over three billion dollars of equity, debt and investment sale advisory business throughout Europe.

Carlton in the News

Carlton Investment Sales Unit In High Gear – Looking For New Business

We encourage you to consider engaging Carlton for your next investment sale or high leverage, […]   Read More

Carlton Taps Balance Sheet Lenders For Non-Recourse Construction and Transitional Loans

Contrary to market perception, there is a plethora of balance sheet money looking to provide […]   Read More


Carlton Group Chairman Howard L. Michaels has announced that Carlton will now be offering its excellent debt […]   Read More

Carlton Closes $3 Billion Of Transactions In 2017

Carlton Group Chairman Howard L. Michaels has announced that Carlton had a banner year in […]   Read More

Investment Banking Services

Large Structured Financing and Equity Placement

Carlton is one of the world's top intermediaries in arranging large debt and equity capital stacks, utilizing its global network of investors. Carlton has closed in excess of $125 billion in transactions.

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Hospitality Investment Sales & Capital Raising

Carlton Group’s hospitality division specializes in arranging equity joint ventures, recapitalizations, and investment sales. Carlton has completed some of the world's top hospitality transactions, including the recapitalization of the Four Seasons in Milan, Italy, the billion dollar development currently going on at 20 Times Square, the $565 million refinancing of the Delano, Mondrian, and Royalton hotels on behalf of Ian Schrager and Northstar, just to name a few of the billions of dollars of hospitality transactions that Carlton has closed.

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Merchant Banking

Carlton frequently invests deposit money and/or sponsors equity with clients on acquisitions. In addition, Carlton owns and manages over three million square feet of properties on a direct basis.

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Large Loan Debt Placements

Carlton has arranged some of the largest billion dollar debt stacks of any like sized intermediary in the world. We typically organize multiple lenders for a particular large transaction in order to get our client the maximum proceeds for the lowest possible blended cost of capital.

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