History

History

The firm was founded at the end of 2005 by real estate veteran, Christopher Merrill, in partnership with Chris and Mike Galvin (of the founding family of Motorola). The firm takes its name from the place in which Motorola began life. Motorola started out as the Galvin Manufacturing Company located on HARRISON STREET in Chicago. It is in this spirit of innovation, integrity and investment prowess that Harrison Street Real Estate Capital operates its business. Some of the key milestones in the firm's history follow: 

Dec
AUM of $3.5 Billion
Nov
Harrison Street Core Property Fund holds First Closing
Oct
Harrison Street Advisors, LLC becomes a Registered Investment Adviser with the SEC
Jun
Fund III holds Final Close at $595.5 Million of capital commitments
Mar
Since inception have raised $1 Billion in capital