We are guided by a strategic process that has led to our success in retail development, including in-house market research and analytics to identify superior sites, conservative underwriting, and financially sound retail partners. 

Since the company’s inception in 1979, we have grown from a Milwaukee-based developer to a national presence in retail development. Wired to navigate complex development deals, our team takes pride in completing projects that other developers would have given up on because of any number of possible roadblocks. Once we have a viable project, we are relentless in our pursuit to completion and successful operation by our tenants.


Continental Properties is a national developer and operator of multifamily communities, retail, and hospitality properties. Since its inception in 1979, Continental Properties has developed over 100 apartment communities encompassing more than 31,000 apartment homes in 19 states, developed over 14 million square feet of retail space, and constructed five hotels totaling 832 rooms.