Colliers Finalizes $450M Harrison Street Investment
CHICAGO — Colliers International has finalized its previously announced strategic investment in Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC for $450 million. An additional $100 million will be payable to Harrison Street in 2022 based on the achievement of certain performance targets. Colliers has acquired 75 percent of the Chicago-based real estate investment firm, which focuses on the education, healthcare and self-storage sectors. The senior management team of Harrison Street owns the balance of the equity. Christopher Merrill, Harrison Street’s co-founder and CEO, will lead operations and remain the largest individual shareholder. Colliers expects annual revenue from management fees to range between $100 million and $115 million. Harrison Street currently maintains approximately $14.6 billion in assets under management.