Who We Are

Kennedy Wilson (NYSE:KW) is a global real estate investment company. We own, operate, and invest in real estate on our own and through our investment management platform across the Western United States, United Kingdom, and Ireland.

We primarily focus on multifamily and office properties as well as industrial and debt investments in our investment management business. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Kennedy Wilson has 12 global offices located throughout the U.S. and Europe.

The Kennedy Wilson Advantage

Global Organization

We use real-time information from our global platform and the long-term relationships developed with major institutions.

Regional Investment Teams

Boots on the ground investment teams with local expertise across our key markets.

Proven Long Term Track Record

Over 30-year track record of generating attractive risk-adjusted returns across many real estate cycles.

Value Creation

Focused on enhancing the value of our real estate through asset management, redevelopment and repositioning.

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    Kennedy Wilson founded as a real estate auction company. 

  • William McMorrow

    Company purchased by William McMorrow and partners. Company has 11 employees in one office. Auction marketing evolves into a global business with high-end property sales.

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    Company goes public on Nasdaq.

  • Photo of Santa Monica Pier

    Kennedy Wilson makes first commercial acquisition, 520 Broadway in Santa Monica, CA.

  • Japan office opens.

    Kennedy Wilson Japan office opens.

  • Photo of downtown city buildings

    Commercial brokerage business launches with a focus on high value properties.

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    Kennedy Wilson acquires property management firm, Heitman Properties, Ltd.

  • Kawasaki Tech Center

    Company launches acquisition platform in Japan by acquiring Kawasaki Tech Center.

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    Fund management business launches.

  • Photo of multifamily buildings.

    Company launches multifamily value-added investment program.

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    IPO of Kennedy Wilson Japan completed on Tokyo Stock Exchange

  • Outdoor property

    Management takes company private.

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    Kennedy-Wilson Holdings (NYSE:KW) goes public and raises $110 million of equity. Market cap is $400 million.

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    Kennedy Wilson Europe established when company acquires Bank of Ireland Real Estate Investment Management.

  • "The Rock"

    Company sources and participates in the $1.5 billion recapitalization of Bank of Ireland and completes purchase of $1.8 billion UK loan portfolio, its first acquisition in Europe.

  • Alliance multifamily building

    Company purchases the Alliance multifamily building, its first real estate purchase in Ireland.

  • London Stock Exchange

    Kennedy Wilson launches the £1 billion ($1.7 billion) IPO of Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc (LSE:KWE), the second largest real estate IPO in the history of the London Stock Exchange.

  • Photo of 151 S. El Camino Dr.

    Kennedy Wilson establishes new headquarters at 151 S. El Camino Dr. in Beverly Hills, CA with 500 corporate employees and 5,000 operating employees in 27 offices worldwide.

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    Since going public, Kennedy Wilson and its partners complete over $18B in acquisitions. Company's global multifamily portfolio surpasses 26,000 units.

  • Kennedy Wilson completes merger with Kennedy Wilson Europe (LSE:KWE)

    Kennedy Wilson completes merger with Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC (LSE:KWE), creating a leading global real estate investment company with an enterprise value of $8 billion.

  • Capital Dock

    Kennedy Wilson’s Capital Dock campus reaches completion, representing one of the largest, single-phase developments ever built in Ireland with 690,000 square feet of new mixed-use space in Dublin’s South Docklands.

  • 2019

    Kennedy Wilson marks 10 years as a public company, totaling 30,000 multifamily units and 22 million square feet in commercial space across a global footprint.

  • The Clara

    Kennedy Wilson achieves strong performance through the pandemic, collecting 96% of global rents, completing $2.3 billion of investment transactions, progressing on a $2.5 billion development pipeline and growing the investment management business by 30 percent.

  • Industrial

    Investment management business surpasses $5 billion in fee-bearing capital, driven by recent launch and expansion of the global debt platform and European logistics platform.

  • Zia

    Kennedy Wilson closes the largest transaction in the company's history with the acquisition of a $5.7 billion loan portfolio from Pacific Western Bank that strengthens debt capabilities and capacity and expands Kennedy Wilson’s presence in key markets across the U.S.