DALLAS, TX – (January 11, 2024) – Sealy & Company, a distinguished name in commercial real estate, looks back on an exceptional and transformative year in 2023, marked by sustainable growth, market leadership, and environmental stewardship.
Market Cycle Navigation and Risk Mitigation: Navigating the complexities of commercial real estate investment requires a profound understanding of market dynamics, trend anticipation, and comprehensive market knowledge. Drawing upon over 50 years of investment experience, Sealy & Company has refined our investment strategies to make informed decisions based on current economic cycles. This strategic approach helps to ensure portfolio resilience in the face of market fluctuations, demonstrating our commitment to mitigating risks and sustaining long-term success.
2023 Market Cycle Navigation and Risk Mitigation Highlights:
- Achieved total deal volume of $202 million, reflecting a focused and strategic approach to real estate investments
- Added over 1.62 million square feet to the portfolio, with 83% being acquired through off-market deals
- Expanded the portfolio to cover 30 markets, acquiring properties in Minneapolis, MN, and Tulsa, OK
- Successfully executed a near-term no to low-leverage strategy for acquiring properties
Employee Growth and Community Impact: In 2023, Sealy & Company experienced remarkable growth in our real estate asset portfolio and workforce. Our people are skilled problem solvers who embrace our culture and values. The tenure of our workforce is one of the highest in the industry, and we feel this continuity helps us to execute our proprietary strategies effectively at all levels.
Furthermore, Sealy expanded philanthropic contributions and community involvement as part of our commitment to community impact. The positive effect beyond the real estate market was evident through our continued dedication to giving back to the communities we serve.
2023 Employee Growth and Community Impact Highlights:
- Certified as a Great Place To Work for the fifth consecutive year
- Added eleven new positions and promoted five current employees, exemplifying our commitment to talent development
- Provided internship opportunities in three departments and built relationships with possible future team members
- Renewed sponsorship and support of long-term sponsorships with numerous local, regional, and national causes
Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship: Throughout 2023, Sealy & Company took significant strides in enhancing the portfolio’s sustainability. Sealy consistently evaluates our portfolio to identify ENERGY STAR and BOMA 360 certification candidates. These designations signify our commitment to being energy-efficient top performers, delivering savings without compromising performance, and providing cost savings to our tenants. Sealy’s construction management team continues incorporating sustainable features, including upgraded lighting systems, natural lighting alternatives, energy-efficient roofs, water conservation initiatives, and energy-efficient systems.
Longevity and Success: Founded in 1946, Sealy & Company’s longevity is a testament to our enduring success. The firm recorded over $6.2 billion in investment volume in the last two decades alone, solidifying our position as an industry leader. Sealy believes having local market experts, local internal leasing and management professionals, and our proprietary network of key local market participants creates a compelling competitive advantage for sourcing, evaluating, and managing investment opportunities.
Scott P. Sealy, Sr., Chairman for Sealy & Company, reflected, “As we look back on 2023, our market resilience, strategic risk mitigation, and sustainable practices have set the stage for continued success. We will remain committed to our proven investment strategy and the entrepreneurial spirit that has crafted the Sealy story for over 75 years.”
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About Sealy & Company
Sealy & Company, a fully-integrated commercial real estate investment, and operating company, is a recognized leader in acquiring, developing, and redeveloping regional distribution warehouse, industrial/flex, and other commercial properties. Sealy provides a full-service platform for high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors through our development, management, and brokerage divisions.Sealy & Company has an exceptional team of over 100 employees, located in five offices, with corporate offices in Dallas, TX and Shreveport, LA.