Oxford Capital Group, LLC is an award-winning international real estate investment, development and management firm. Oxford Hotels and Resorts, LLC is its wholly owned hotel operating affiliate, which specializes in operating, managing and branding distinctive, high design lifestyle hotels, and food & beverage venues. Oxford Living, LLC is its senior housing investment and management platform. Oxford Residential, LLC is its multi-family residential development affiliate.
Oxford is nationally active and Chicagoland’s largest independent hotel developer, investor, owner, and manager having developed 14 hotels in the market representing 3,815 rooms, 11 of which have been downtown.
Oxford prides itself in being an agile sponsor, a disciplined investor, a creative developer, a savvy operator and sophisticated financier. It marries the highest ethical standards with entrepreneurial creativity, dynamism and energy along with rigorous, data-driven analysis, thorough research and an institutional level of educational attainment. Oxford Capital Group has long brought an environmentally conscientious approach to its development and operational practices.
Oxford’s investment activities have concentrated on complicated, large-scale acquisitions, developments and redevelopments. Its primary areas of focus are hospitality, mixed use, senior housing, multifamily, urban retail, parking, and other operationally intensive forms of lifestyle real estate, including health, fitness, spa, athletic and sports/entertainment destination clubs, rooftop/nightlife venues and other destination food & beverage outlets.
Oxford’s geographic focus includes Canada and the Top 25 US MSAs and select resort markets including: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Portland, Minneapolis, Austin, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, Nashville, Washington D.C., Charleston, New Orleans and select markets throughout Florida.
Oxford’s investors and joint-venture partners include leading institutional fund managers, endowment funds, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, family offices and publicly traded companies including REIT’s. Lenders include investment banks, commercial banks (balance sheet and CMBS) and credit companies.
Oxford has participated in approximately $3B+ of real estate projects, with a primary focus on hospitality (15,000+ hotel rooms) and hospitality anchored mixed use projects including multifamily (approximately 1,000+ units), urban retail, parking, senior housing (approximately 3,000+ units) and other operationally intensive forms of real estate. Oxford led transactions have generated in excess of $1.2B of profits for its principals and investors across three distinct lodging cycles since the early 1990’s. Oxford has now embarked on its 4th cycle of opportunistic investing.
Oxford also has a growing national collection of lifestyle hospitality brands. These include About Last Knife (ALK), Cass, Claridge House, Essex, Essex on the Park, Felix, Godfrey, I|O Rooftop, Julian, Juniper, LH Rooftop, LondonHouse, Rand, Ruka, Spa Boutique, SX Sky Bar, Versey and WTR. Though most of Oxford’s recent projects have been “pure play” independents and/or independents with “soft brand” affiliations with some of the major chains, it has also developed, owned and/or managed “hard branded” assets affiliated with nearly all the major international chains including Carlson/Radisson, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Langham, Marriott, Starwood, Wyndham, etc.