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Unico has a longstanding record of strong financial returns, a well-earned reputation with private and institutional investors, a deep understanding of real estate and capital markets, and access to closely held, but desirable, markets. Unico’s philosophy is premised on delivering value at all points in the real estate cycle—from initial underwriting, through the ownership period, and to the final sale. We watch the market for true value, not inflated offerings. Our measured approach toward conservative capital structures keeps us focused appropriately on the risks inherent in any investment.

"Unico fit the profile we were looking for: savvy, local investors with complete integrity. We saw that Unico was committed to doing the right thing for their buildings, just as we are. And Unico’s reputation of being an active, hands-on owner was demonstrated to us by their high quality customer service and cost management expertise. We’ve been pleased to see how our partnership has evolved and look forward to working with Unico on future investments."

John A. Foster
Managing Director / Broadreach Capital Partners
Palo Alto, California

Unico has a rich history of development that began with our partnership with the University of Washington to design, finance, build and lease some of the most noteworthy high-rise office buildings in downtown Seattle. Today, Unico is actively developing office, medical office, multifamily and mixed use properties throughout the Pacific Northwest.

We’ve built our success on relationships with our investment partners, our tenants and our own people. Unico’s investors and partners include:


  • AEW Capital Management
  • The Allstate Corporation
  • Beacon Capital Partners
  • BlackRock
  • Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • Broadreach Capital Partners
  • CBRE
  • Chase Capital Partners
  • CIGNA Realty Investors
  • Citibank
  • Cornerstone Advisors, Inc.
  • GE Capital
  • Genworth Financial
  • Healthcare Realty Trust
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Laird Norton Company LLC
  • Lakeside Capital Management
  • LaSalle Investment Management
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  • The National Bureau of Asian Research
  • Northwestern Mutual Real Estate Investments
  • The O’Connor Group
  • Pearlmark Real Estate Partners
  • Principal Global Investors
  • Prudential Real Estate Investors
  • RREEF Real Estate
  • Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Transwestern Investment Company
  • Travelers
  • University of Washington
  • Urdang Capital Management
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wafra Investment Advisory Group
  • Wells Fargo & Company

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