50+ years of combined experience, 5K+ units developed, entitled, or under construction, and $2B market value real estate developed or in process.
EDARst applies a vertically integrated approach to the development of residential assets throughout the U.S. CEDARst was a pioneer in micro-unit multifamily development in Chicago, identifying an un-met demand for high quality apartments at an approachable price point. CEDARst markets its entire portfolio under a single brand: FLATS®. All FLATS® properties deliver a consistent resident experience, complete with thoughtfully designed, hospitality-driven, and community-oriented spaces, setting it apart from the competition.
CEDARst Development is responsible for sourcing, acquiring, capitalizing, and developing multifamily properties. CEDARst has a national footprint with a focus on Midwest and West Coast markets.
Method Construction serves as the in-house general contractor for smaller-scale CEDARst developments and as an owner representative for all other projects. Method manages the architectural design, zoning, and entitlement processes. Their expertise lies in ground-up, urban infill, and adaptive re-use projects including historical and landmarked buildings.
FLATS® is a lifestyle brand which provides Big Style in Smart Spaces. The FLATS® brand is defined by its luxury amenities and refined apartments at an approachable price point. The property management team creates a superior community experience and encourages residents to live the FLATS life to the fullest. Property management collaborates with local fitness trainers, artists, musicians, and business owners to program regular events and partnerships for the benefit of residents and the greater community.
CEDARst Companies operates with a multi-dimensional hospitality arm which encompasses training for FLATS® concierge, food and beverage concepts within the properties, and FLATS® Short Stay which provides travelers and visitors with a highly branded, amenity-rich experience. Food and Beverage concepts are managed by the Heritage group.