About Griffin Capital Corporation
Griffin Capital Corporation ("Griffin Capital"), is a privately-held, Los Angeles headquartered investment and management company with an 19-year track record sponsoring real estate investment vehicles and managing institutional capital. Led by senior executives, each with more than two decades of real estate experience who have collectively closed transactions representing over $16 billion in value, Griffin Capital and affiliates have acquired or constructed over 28 million square feet of space since 1995, and currently own, manage, sponsor and/or co-sponsor an institutional-quality portfolio of more than 26.08 million square feet located in 32 states, representing approximately $4.7 billion in asset value.
Griffin Capital is the sponsor of Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc. (the "Essential Asset REIT"), a publicly-registered, non-traded real estate investment trust focused on providing individual investors dependable monthly income through the ownership of a diversified portfolio of 'business essential' office and industrial properties net leased on a long term basis to creditworthy corporate tenants. The Essential Asset REIT is distributed by Griffin Capital Securities, Inc., Griffin Capital's FINRA registered managing broker-dealer, through leading independent broker-dealers, and seeks to raise $1 billion in equity. Manifesting keen alignment of shareholder interest, the principals and certain affiliates of Griffin Capital invested over $26 million of capital into the REIT.
Griffin Capital, along with American Healthcare Investors, LLC, is also the co-sponsor of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, Inc., and Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III, Inc.,publicly-registered, non-traded real estate investment trusts. Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II currently owns in excess of $2.8 billion in assets, based on purchase price, comprised of a diverse portfolio of medical office buildings, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and senior housing facilities located throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III seeks to raise up to $1.9 billion in equity in order to build a diverse portfolio of healthcare-related assets.
Griffin Capital periodically makes IRS Section 1031 tax-deferred investment opportunities available to individual investors under a Delaware Statutory Trust ("DST") structure.
As of January 16, 2014