Areas of expertise

Our corporate and investment bankers are experts in all aspects of REITs and commercial real estate. We are uniquely equipped to provide a comprehensive suite of corporate banking and capital markets solutions ranging from M&A advisory, real estate lending, equity and debt underwriting and joint venture equity placements. 

Investment Banking

Capital Markets

  • At-The-Market (ATM) offerings
  • Follow-on offerings
  • Initial public offerings
  • Preferred stock offerings
  • Senior note offerings
  • Share repurchases

Private Equity

  • Equity recapitalizations (property and fund)
  • Entity-level investments
  • Joint venture equity placements
  • Mezzanine debt
  • Preferred equity placements
  • Programmatic joint venture partnerships

Advisory

  • Institutional quality portfolio sales
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory
  • Pre-IPO analysis and positioning
  • Sale leaseback transactions
  • Strategic alternative analysis

Corporate Banking

  • Real estate financing for all asset classes, single asset or portfolio transactions, secured and unsecured, recourse and non-recourse
  • National syndications platform
  • Revolving credit facilities
  • Term financing, up to ten years with flexible pre-pay structures and customized solutions
  • Institutional secured debt placement, including agency financing
  • Full suite of rate risk management products
  • National insurance brokerage for P&C, E&O/D&O, Cyber and Executive Life
  • High yield deposits and treasury management services
  • Corporate trust services including 1031 exchange and Qualified Intermediary, 401k, bond trustee, and paying agent
  • Equipment finance, including aircraft

Our industry experience

All Transactions

UDR, Inc.

$300,000,000
3.500% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Extra Space Storage

$500,000,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Boston Properties, Inc.

$850,000,000
3.400% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

HCP, Inc.

$650,000,000
Two 3.250% Senior notes due 2026 and 2029
Co-Manager

Monkey Junction Self Storage

BB&T Capital Markets serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to Monkey Junction Self Storage, LLC in its Sale to Prime Group Holdings, LLC

Ventas Equities

$690,250,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Plymouth Industrial REIT

$52,500,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Realty Income Equities

$761,750,000
Follow-On
Senior Co-Manager

Brixmor Properties

$400,000,000
4.125% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

Life Storage

$350,000,000
4.000% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

Camden Property Trust

$600,000,000
3.150% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager    

AvalonBay Communities

$450,000,000
3.300% Senior Notes due 2029
Senior Co-Manager

Americold Realty Trust

$1,496,797,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager    

Realty Income

$500,000,000
3.250% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Lead Manager

UDR, Inc.

$300,000,000
3.200% Senior Notes due 2030
Co-Manager

Ventas

$450,000,000
2.650% Senior Notes due 2025
Co-Manager

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

$641,987,500
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Digital Realty Trust

$900,000,000
3.600% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

ESSEX Property Trust

$350,000,000
4.000% Senior Notes due 2029
Senior Co-Manager    

Welltower, Inc.

$500,000,000
3.625% Senior Notes due 2024
$550,000,000
4.125% Senior Notes due 2029
Senior Co-Manager

Ventas Senior Note Offerings

$400,000,000
3.500% Senior Notes due 2024
$300,000,000
4.875% Senior Notes due 2049
Co-Manager

CubeSmart

$350,000,000
4.375% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

Digital Realty Trust Senior Note Offering

€850,000,000
2.500% Senior Notes due 2026
Co-Manager

Liberty Property Trust

$350,000,000
4.375% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc.

$350,000,000
4.650% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

Regency Centers

$300,000,000
4.650% Senior Notes due 2049
Co-Manager

ESSEX Property Trust

$150,000,000
4.000% Senior Notes due 2029
Senior Co-Manager

Alexandria Real Estate

$200,000,000
4.000% Senior Notes due 2024
$350,000,000
3.800% Senior Notes due 2026
$300,000,000
4.850% Senior Notes due 2049
Co-Manager

Mid-America Apartment Communities

$300,000,000
3.950% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

Highwoods Properties

$350,000,000
4.200% Senior Notes due 2029
Joint-Bookrunner

Physicians Realty Trust

$313,950,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Select Income Realty

$454,761,183
Follow-On
Co-Manager

UDR, Inc.

$300,000,000
4.400% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

Boston Properties, Inc.

$1,000,000,000
4.500% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Camden Property Trust

$400,000,000
4.100% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

National Retail Properties, Inc.

$400,000,000
4.300% Senior Notes due 2028

$300,000,000
4.800% Senior Notes due 2048
Co-Manager

Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

$1,104,575,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Americold Realty Trust

$1,049,800,500
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Prologis, Inc.

€700,000,000
1.875% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

Prologis, Inc.

¥5,000,000,000
0.652% Senior Notes due 2025

¥40,000,000,000
0.972% Senior Notes due 2028

¥5,100,000,000
1.077% Senior Notes due 2030

¥5,000,000,000
1.470% Senior Notes due 2038
Co-Manager

Welltower, Inc.

$600,000,000
3.950% Senior Notes due 2023

$200,000,000
4.250% Senior Notes due 2028

$500,000,000
4.950% Senior Notes due 2048
Co-Manager

Ventas, Inc.

$750,000,000
4.400% Senior Notes due 2029
Co-Manager

Prologis, Inc.

$400,000,000
3.875% Senior Notes due 2028

$300,000,000
4.375% Senior Notes due 2048
Junior Co-Manager

Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc.

$400,000,000
4.200% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Summit Hotel Properties

$225,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Joint Lead Arranger

Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

$650,000,000
4.450% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Realty Income Corporation

$500,000,000
3.875% Senior Notes due 2025
Co-Lead Manager

AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

$300,000,000
4.350% Senior Notes due 2048
Co-Manager

Regency Centers Corporation

$300,000,000
4.125% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

National Retail Properties, Inc.

$450,000,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Highwoods Properties, Inc.

$350,000,000
4.125% Senior Notes due 2028
Joint Bookrunner

Ventas, Inc.

$650,000,000
4.000% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Essex Property Trust, Inc.

$300,000,000
4.500% Senior Notes due 2048
Senior Co-Manager

Senior Housing Properties Trust

$500,000,000
4.750% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Equity Residential

$500,000,000
3.500% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Hospitality Properties Trust

$400,000,000
4.375% Senior Notes due 2030
Co-Manager

Americold Realty Trust

$833,520,000
Initial Public Offering
Co-Manager

Industrial Logistics Properties Trust

$480,000,000
Initial Public Offering
Co-Manager

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

$852,150,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Cedar Realty Trust, Inc.

$50,000,000
6.500% Preferred Stock
Co-Manager

Vornado Realty Trust

$450,000,000
3.500% Senior Notes due 2025
Co-Manager

Duke Realty Corporation

$300,000,000
3.375% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Simon Property Group, Inc.

$600,000,000
2.750% Senior Notes due 2023

$750,000,000
3.375% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Realty Income Corporation

$500,000,000
3.250% Senior Notes due 2022

$550,000,000
3.650% Senior Notes due 2028

$250,000,000
4.650% Senior Notes due 2047
Joint Lead Manager

Life Storage, Inc.

$450,000,000
3.875% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated

$300,000,000
3.625% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Boston Properties, Inc.

$850,000,000
3.200% Senior Notes due 2025
Co-Manager

AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

$300,000,000
Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2021

$450,000,000
3.200% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Brandywine Realty Trust

$100,000,000
3.950% Senior Notes due 2023

$450,000,000
3.950% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc.

$160,000,000
6.250% Preferred Stock
Co-Manager

Plymouth Industrial REIT, Inc.

$51,000,000
7.500% Preferred Stock
Joint Bookrunner

Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc.

$400,000,000
3.950% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manger

Global Medical REIT Inc.

$77,625,000
7.500% Preferred Stock
Co-Manager

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust

$120,000,000
6.875% Preferred Stock
Co-Manager

National Retail Properties Inc.

$400,000,000
3.500% Senior Notes due 2027
Senior Co-Manager

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.

$225,000,000
5.950% Senior Notes due 2026
Co-Manager

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

$750,000,000
Forward At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Cedar Realty Trust, Inc.

$75,000,000
6.500% Preferred Stock
Co-Manager

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated

$257,628,750
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Kimco Realty Corporation

$500,000,000
3.300% Senior Notes due 2025
Senior Co-Manager

$350,000,000
4.450% Senior Notes due 2047
Co-Manager

Kimco Realty Corporation

$225,000,000
5.125% Preferred Stock
Co-Manager

Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

$500,000,000
2.750% Senior Notes due 2023

$1,000,000,000
3.700% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Equity Residential

$400,000,000
3.250% Senior Notes due 2027

$300,000,000
4.000% Senior Notes due 2047
Co-Manager

Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated

$114,611,875
Follow-On
Co-Lead Manager

Government Properties Income Trust

$300,000,000
4.000% Senior Notes due 2022
Joint Lead Manager

Apple Hospitality REIT

$85,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Joint-Lead Arranger

Center Point Properties

$130,000,000
Term Loan
Joint Lead Arranger

SIMON

$4,000,000,000
Revolving Credit Facility
Participant

Tremont Mortgage Trust

$50,000,000
Initial Public Offering
Co-Manager

Plymouth Industrial REIT

$58,140,000
Initial Public Offering 
Joint Bookrunner

AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

$300,000,000
4.150% Senior Notes due 2047
Co-Manager

UDR, Inc.

$300,000,000
3.500% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Brixmor Property Group Inc.

$500,000,000
3.650% Senior Notes due 2024
Co-Manager

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc.

$200,000,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Simon Property Group, Inc.

$600,000,000
2.625% Senior Notes due 2022

$750,000,000
3.375% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Regency Centers Corporation

$500,000,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

HC Government Realty Trust, Inc.

Maximum $30,000,000
Regulation A+, Tier 2 Offering
Exclusive Financial Advisor

Select Income REIT

$350,000,000
4.250% Senior Notes due 2024
Co-Manager

AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

$400,000,000
3.350% Senior Notes due 2027
Senior Co-Manager

Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc.

$600,000,000
3.600% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Essex Property Trust, Inc.

$350,000,000
3.625% Senior Notes due 2027
Senior Co-Manager

Ventas, Inc.

$400,000,000
3.100% Senior Notes due 2023

$400,000,000
3.850% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.

$150,000,000
4.500% Senior Notes due 2025

$550,000,000
4.750% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Kimco Realty Corporation

$400,000,000
3.800% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

$744,110,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Realty Income Corporation

$764,700,000
Follow-On
Senior Co-Manager

Realty Income Corporation

$400,000,000
4.125% Senior Notes due 2026

$300,000,000
4.650% Senior Notes due 2047
Senior Co-Manager

Brixmor Property Group

$400,000,000
3.900% Senior Notes due 2027
Co-Manager

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

$425,000,000
3.950% Senior Notes due 2028
Co-Manager

Highwoods Properties, Inc.

$300,000,000
3.875% Senior Notes due 2027
Joint Bookrunner

Highwoods Properties, Inc.

$300,000,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust

$172,500,000
7.200% Preferred Stock
Co-Manager

Bluerock Residential Growth, Inc.

$77,625,000
7.125% Preferred Stock
Lead Manager

Regency Centers Corporation

$400,085,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Hospitality Properties Trust

$388,987,500
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Kimco Realty Corporation

$500,000,000
2.800% Senior Notes due 2026
Co-Manager

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

$754,975,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

$450,000,000
4.000% Senior Notes due 2024

$450,000,000
4.700% Senior Notes due 2030
Co-Manager

Ramco-Gershenson Properties

$145,000,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Equity One, Inc.

$275,000,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated

$280,800,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Duke Realty Corporation

$200,000,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Highwoods Properties, Inc.

$250,000,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Global Medical REIT, Inc.

$150,000,000
Initial Public Offering
Co-Lead Manager

Duke Realty Corporation

$375,000,000
3.250% Senior Notes due 2026
Co-Manager

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc.

$75,000,000
6.450% Preferred Stock
Co-Manager

Sovran Self Storage, Inc.

$690,000,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.

$700,000,000
4.375% Senior Notes due 2023
Co-Manager

Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated

$91,900,000
Follow-On
Co-Lead Manager

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust

$150,000,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

American Homes 4 Rent

$258,800,000
6.500% Preferred Stock
Co-Manager

Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

$1,200,000,000
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Weingarten Realty Investors

$250,000,000
At-The-Market Offering
Agent

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.

$115,000,000
6.950% Preferred Stock
Co-Manager

Sovran Self Storage, Inc.

$279,708,750
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Physicians Realty Trust

$335,081,250
Follow-On
Co-Manager

Welltower, Inc.

$700,000,000
4.25% Senior Notes due 2026
Co-Manager

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