About Greenhill Partners
Greenhill Partners is a real estate investment and development company specializing in the areas of acquisition, development, construction, financing and the management of student housing and income producing properties. The founding principles of Greenhill Partners, Frank Tropea and Bruce Constable have over 65 years of combined experience in the commercial real estate industry. While working for GMH Communities Trust, both Frank and Bruce were part of an organization that helped create and grow GMH into the largest owner and operator of private student housing apartments. Frank and Bruce have founded Greenhill Partners to leverage their prior years of operating and development experience and create an entity that can capitalize on the growing needs of the nation’s colleges, universities and student housing population. Each principal brings unique managerial, entrepreneurial, financial and technical real estate and business skills to the company.
Greenhill Partners’ objective is to acquire and develop off-campus student housing projects that:
- Are close in proximity to public and private universities
- Contain modern housing units featuring private bedroom accommodations, private or semi-private bathrooms, in-unit washer and dryers, and full kitchen with modern appliances
- Contain resort-style amenities featuring: swimming pools, sand volleyball, basketball, and/or tennis courts and clubhouses which typically include fitness centers, computer labs, recreation/game rooms, and study rooms
- Are supported by a classic Resident Assistant system and other student oriented programming and services that create a collegiate environment.
Greenhill’s additional objective is to own, develop and manage multi-family apartments and other commercial real estate that creates attractive returns on the partners privately invested capital.