is a Chicago-based private equity firm that invests in real estate and lower middle market operating businesses. We balance the risk and return of every opportunity with extensive due diligence, and our strong investor base allows us to quickly deploy capital as opportunities arise. Middleton is not a fund, and therefore, is not constrained by a fixed investment mandate or time horizon.
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Real Estate Investments
Middleton’s real estate portfolio exceeds 4.5 million square feet, and our partners have extensive experience in the acquisition and development of office, industrial, retail, residential, medical office and data center properties in various markets across the country. Projects range from a few thousand to several hundred thousand square feet with valuations ranging from $2.5MM to more than $150MM.
Academy Sports + Outdoors
Acquisition of a 1.6M SF regional distribution center outside of Nashville, TN
Redevelopment of a 352-room multi-brand hotel adjacent to Chicago’s renown Magnificent Mile
411 East Wisconsin Center
700,000 square foot Class a office today in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2367 West Logan
Joint-venture investment in a value-add retail & signage opportunity on Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood
1000 South Clark Street
Development & construction of a 29 story, 469 unit luxury multifamily project in the South Loop neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Tallgrass Corporate Center
533,000 square foot Class a office today in Bolingbrook, Illinois
Actuant Corporation HQ
Long-term sale/leaseback of an 82,000 square foot Class A corporate headquarters in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Speculative development of a 9-acre land parcel in Lake Forest, Illinois
Axcelis Technologies HQ
Long-term sale/leaseback of a 440,000 square foot headquarters and high-tech assembly facility in suburban Boston, Massachusetts
Operating Business Investments
Middleton PG Group invests in middle market manufacturing, distribution, and service companies across the US. Middleton leverages its manufacturing, supply chain, and marketing expertise to grow portfolio companies. Middleton utilizes sales relationships across multiple markets including commercial foodservice, ecommerce, mass market, grocery, and healthcare.
Food Service Exchange
Food Service Exchange (FSX) is an online marketplace connecting manufacturers and distributors in the foodservice equipment and supply space with restaurants and other end-use consumers. Inventory availability will be focused on clearance of obsolete, discontinued and overstock. FSX will revolutionize the way manufacturers and end users will connect. The Company has been fully funded by Middleton Partners since conception.
Standalone companies with $1-10 million of EBITDA. We are sector agnostic, but have increased interest in consumer products and commercial food service equipment.
Orphaned brands or businesses that can serve as add-on investment opportunities in the in the retail (outdoor, housewares, fitness, beach, cooling, seasonal, baby, pet), hospitality, and healthcare space with revenues greater than $2 million.
Profitable companies seeking growth equity to pursue add-on acquisitions or organic growth opportunities.
Relationships & Respect
We recognize that value creation is not limited to financial results. In everything we do, we invest not only our capital but also our reputation. We take pride in our integrity and the Respect we’ve garnered across long-lasting industry relationships. Please contact us to learn more.
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