Based in Dallas, Champion Partners is a privately-owned entrepreneurial commercial real estate investment and development firm with a focused opportunistic and value-creation strategy, primarily within the office, industrial and land sectors. Pairing its thorough knowledge of the real estate industry with a unique understanding of the overall capital markets, Champion continues to create significant value for the firm and its clients. Champion is owned and managed by Steve Modory and Jeff Swope, who originally founded Champion in 1991. They have over 70 years of combined real estate investment and development experience, coupled with significant industry and community leadership and involvement.
Since its inception, Champion has developed an excellent reputation in the commercial real estate industry for being able to implement successful investment strategies. The firm has consistently demonstrated its ability to adapt investment strategies to monetize asset values and exit/sell as certain cycles and trends mature, while simultaneously shifting into new and emerging opportunities.
Champion’s transaction history and expertise covers an asset base that includes 28.7 million square feet in 81 real estate investments and developments having an aggregate value of $2.66 billion. This includes both fee-based advisory assignments and principal-based investments. Out of the firm’s 64 principal-based investments, 57 have been harvested to date, generating $281.7 million in gross profits, a 23.5% internal rate of return on total equity invested, and an equity multiple of 1.77x.