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About Starlight

We invest with impact to build a better future for our partners and communities.

Starlight Investments is a leading global real estate investment and asset management firm. A privately held owner, developer and asset manager of over 66,000 multi-residential suites and over 7 million square feet of commercial property space, we offer a range of investment vehicles across various real estate strategies. Starlight’s guiding mission is to balance our tenure with visionary curiosity to create positive impact for investors and communities alike. 

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Our people are the drivers of positive change.

Over the past decade, we have been dedicated to giving back to our communities. We leverage our resources to help drive positive social impact and empower our employees to support the many organizations and charities that make a difference every day.

Investing in sustainability initiatives across our portfolio.

We are committed to increasing the sustainability of our communities. We have been recognized for the steps we have taken to reduce our environmental impacts and enhance wellbeing, and we continue to work towards transitioning to more inclusive and climate-resilient communities.

We are active members of these leading real estate industry organizations.

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We are proud of the quality and options of investment offerings we have built.

At Starlight, we offer a range of investment vehicles across the real estate spectrum. We manage capital on behalf of leading global investors and invest alongside our partners.

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Key Starlight Milestones

Since our founding in 2011, we have been dedicated to becoming a leader in the world of real estate investing.

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  • Launched Starlight’s first U.K. Build-to-Rent fund with the acquisition of three assets in Manchester, Liverpool and Ashford.
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  • Launched Starlight Western Canada Multi-Family (No. 2) Fund.
  • Ranked 1st in Canada Residential (non-listed) Peer Group and 3rd in the Canada Corporate (non-listed) Peer Group by the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).
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  • Issued our first Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Report.
  • Launched Starlight Western Canada Limited Partnership, the first of two closed-end funds focusing on newly-constructed multi-residential residences in Western Canada.
  • Starlight U.S. formed the Sherrin Partnership with two global institutional investors to target Multi-Family real estate in the Sunbelt and Mountain markets of the United States. 
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  • Completed the largest multi-residential transaction in Canadian history, privatizing Northview Apartment REIT.
  • Formalized our Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Roadmap.
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  • First of three co-mingled high net worth and global institutional funds established, focused on Canadian multi-residential residences.
  • Canadian Residential portfolio acquired during its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
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2017 - 2018

  • Created three new institutional investment joint ventures for investment in Canadian and U.S. multi-residential residences.

  • Listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Value-Add Fund on the TSX Venture Exchange.

  • Starlight Capital formed for investment in listed global real estate and infrastructure securities geared towards retail investors.

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2015 - 2016

  • Largest Canadian multi-residential REIT merger completed between Northern Property REIT and True North Apartment REIT.
  • Strengthened institutional platform with new joint ventures focused on Canadian and U.S. Multi-Residential platforms.
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  • U.S. Multi-Residential platform created, focusing on U.S. Sunbelt and Mountain markets.
  • The first of nine closed-end funds are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
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  • Apartment REIT, our privatized TSX-listed predecessor, acquires 10,000 Canadian multi-residential suites.

  • True North Apartment REIT listed on TSX, expanding our Canadian Multi-Residential platform.

  • True North Commercial REIT listed on TSX, launching our Canadian Commercial platform.
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  • Starlight established as an institutional real estate asset and investment manager focused on Canadian multi-residential residences.
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Make your impact.

Are you searching for an opportunity where you will help shape the future of the company and your career? At Starlight, we are making an impact on the world of real estate investing while improving the communities we serve.