Monarch Investments Group Named one of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work
Monarch Investments Group was created in 2012 to acquire, own, and manage retail commercial real estate. Monarch and its affiliate Star Commercial Real Estate owns and manages 1.2 million square feet of retail shopping centers throughout the southeastern U.S., and the company plans to acquire another $250 million more of shopping centers in 2014 and 2015.
“We are as proud as we can be to receive this honor from the Atlanta Business Chronicle and Quantum Workplace, especially because it is recognition the strength of our passion, our culture, and our future” said Monarch and Star President and CEO and Principal Stephen M. LaMastra. “We are thrilled to be in the company of so many great Atlanta companies as we work to grow our company and strive to offer great opportunity for our team.”
Monarch has acquired over $100 million of properties over the past year, and plans to acquire another $200 million over the next year.
LaMastra has led companies which have received similar honors before, and points out that “as we build our business, building a great team is critical to that effort. We know how important our people are to our success, and we will always treasure this recognition in our hometown.”
Monarch was founded by real estate veterans Blair Schlossberg and Moshe Manoah in 2012, and focuses on acquiring retail centers throughout the United States. Monarch now owns and manages over 1.2 million square feet of retail properties., with plans to grow to over 2 million square feet by 2015, and reach 4 million square feet by 2016.
About Monarch Investments Group, L.L.C.
Monarch Investments Group is an Atlanta-based real estate firm engaged in the acquisition, development, and management of retail properties. Monarch acquires retail centers throughout the country, with particular focus on properties in the southeastern United States. Monarch is an affiliate of Crown Holdings Group, founded by Blair Schlossberg and Moshe Manoah in 2009, a large and rapidly growing real estate investment fund in Atlanta with over $500 million of assets acquired to date. Monarch and its affiliates plan to grow to $1 billion of properties under management over the next several years.