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.


We focus on multifamily and office properties located in the Western U.S., U.K., and Ireland. To complement our investment business, we also provide real estate services primarily to financial services clients. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Kennedy Wilson has 25 global offices located throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan.

30 Years

Investing in real estate

511

Employees


24

Global Offices

$16B

Assets under management

  • Photo of Kennedy Wilson office.

    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.

  • Photo of stock numbers scrolling.

    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.

  • Photo of managed properties.

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

  • Kawasaki Tech Center

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

  • Photo of board room.

    Fund management business launches.

  • Photo of multifamily buildings.

    Company launches multifamily value-added investment program.

  • Photo of Tokyo Stock Exchange

    IPO of Kennedy Wilson Japan completed on Tokyo Stock Exchange

  • Outdoor property

    Management takes company private.

  • Photo of management team.

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

  • Photo of Bank of Ireland

    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.

  • Housing

    Kennedy Wilson acquires Meyers Research LLC, a premier consulting practice and the industry’s leading provider of data and analytics for residential real estate development and new home construction.

  • 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.

  • Photo of multifamily building.

    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.