Acquisition Criteria



Acquisition Criteria

Capricorn’s primary investment focus is on opportunities in gateway markets, as well as other major urban locations. These locales are generally characterized as tourist destinations, highly trafficked retail corridors, as well as a dense, and growing local population base. The investment strategy aims to acquire irreplaceable properties in premier locations with the potential for significant increase in cash flow and residual value.

The general guidelines for each property type acquisition can be found below.


  • Minimum Size
  • Purchase price
  • Current rent roll
  • Operating statements for the last two fiscal years
  • Site plan/leasing plan
  • Property history (age, date of last renovation, etc.)
  • Property photos
  • ARGUS financial models (if available)
  • Disclosure of any environmental issues
  • Property history (age, date of last renovation, etc.)
  • Physical description of property
  • Terms of existing debt including assumability and any prepayment penalty information


  • Retail
  • Urban downtown retail condominiums or coop interests
  • Urban locations
  • Mixed Use / Office
  • Mixed Use / Hotel
  • Well located strip centers and enclosed malls


  • New York City
  • Miami
  • San Francisco
  • Los Angeles
  • Houston
  • Philadelphia
  • Chicago
  • Washington, DC
Building on the strategic plan, we partner with management to execute all real estate initiatives from site selection, lease negotiation, terminations / renewals and construction management to portfolio monitoring, nationwide.