Walker & Dunlop Investment Partners, Inc. (WDIP), Walker & Dunlop, Inc.’s wholly owned alternative investment manager focused on middle-market commercial real estate investments, today announced it made 31 individual middle-market investments in 2021, spanning multifamily, industrial, retail and office, and totalling $480 million.
“The WDIP team was able to face the continued challenges and market dislocations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic head on,” said Marcus Duley, Chief Investment Officer at WDIP. “In fact, 2021 was a record-breaking year for our firm. We stuck to our middle-market investment thesis and the methodologies of our platform, focused on minimizing downside risk, while leveraging the new economic tailwinds enjoyed by certain asset classes, specifically multifamily and industrial. Our strategy for 2022 remains unchanged, and we plan to continue serving investors’ needs in the middle market.”
In addition, the company added investment vehicles for investors interested in core, value-add, and opportunistic equity, as well as senior and transitional debt.
WDIP expects to close on over 50 individual investments totaling over $900 million in 2022. This projected 2022 pipeline represents a 61 percent increase year-over-year in terms of individual transaction volume, and an 88 percent increase in terms of total dollar volume.