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Top 10 Biggest Real Estate Companies in the World in 2023

In this article, we will learn about the biggest real estate companies in the world, their valuation, assets, net revenue, no of employees, and share price, companies like:

  • Keller Williams Realty: It’s the biggest real estate company founded by Gary Keller, the author of the millionaire real estate investor.
  • Brookfield Asset Management: It’s one of the largest asset management companies in the world, especially in the REITs market recently.
  • Cushman & Wakefield: It’s the world’s largest commercial property service provider and has a base in over 70+ countries.

Ten Biggest Real Estate Companies in The World

Here are the biggest real estate companies that are making history around the world. Some of them are in business for over 100 years, and some are just a newcomer. But still, they made it to the top.

The following list is based on various factors such as total assets, equity, annual revenue, No of employees, and share price. But all these lists can change over time as the market.

All these data are taken from various internet sources, including Wikipedia. So let’s begin.

1. Keller Williams Realty

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Gary Keller and Joe Williams founded the company in 1983. The company had 72 agents working for them in the next two years.

$517.9 billion in assets under management and serves 19.4 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States.

Keller Williams was listed as the “happiest company to work for” by Career Bliss. It topped Fast Company’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in real estate (2019). 

The valuation list looks something like this:

  • Total assets: $517 billion (2020)
  • Annual revenue: $351 billion
  • Employees: 180,000

Keller Williams is one of the biggest real estate companies in the US and in the world.

2. CRBE Group

CRBE was established in 1906. The firm is ranked 122nd on the Fortune 500. The best thing about the company CBRE, it serves more than 90 of the top 100 companies on the Fortune 500.

CRBE’s valuation list looks something like this:

  • Total assets: $18.039 Billion (2020)
  • Total equity: $7.210 Billion
  • Annual revenue: 23.826 Billion 
  • Net income: $755.868 Million
  • Employees: 100,000
  • Share price: $101

CRBE is one of the biggest real estate companies in the commercial segment. In the market for over 100+ years.

3. Brookfield Asset Management

Founded in 1899 in Brazil in the 1960s, the company had migrated to Canada. They only focus on direct investments in real estate, renewable power, infrastructure, credit, and private equity.

Brookfield’s valuation list looks something like this:

  • Total assets: $323 billion (2020)
  • Total equity: $122 billion
  • Annual revenue: $63 billion
  • Net income: $707 million
  • Employees: 150,000+
  • Share price: $58

Just look at the total asset value, some huge numbers for a real estate company. Brookfield is the best in private equity investment.

4. Cushman & Wakefield

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It’s a global commercial real estate services firm. It was established in 1917 by brothers-in-law J. Clydesdale Cushman and Bernard Wakefield. 

Cushman & Wakefield is among the world’s largest commercial real estate firms. It’s held the success for over 100 years.

The valuation list looks something like this:

  • Annual revenue: $7.8 billion
  • Total space: 4.1 billion sq.ft
  • Offices: 400+
  • Operation: In 60 countries
  • Employees: 50,000
  • Share price: $22

The best thing about this company is they’re in the business even after 100 years. That’s amazing.

5. Simon Property Group

The company was founded by two brothers Melvin and Herbert Simon, in 1993 and invests in shopping malls, outlet centers, and community/lifestyle centers. They are the largest owner of shopping malls in the United States.

As per Wikipedia, their valuation looks something like this:

  • Total assets: $34.786 billion (2020)
  • Total equity: $3.039 billion 
  • Annual revenue: $4.609 billion
  • Net income: $1.109 billion
  • Employees: 3,300 
  • Share price: $142

 It’s one of the biggest real estate companies in the shopping mall sector.

6. Prologis

Hamid Moghadam, Doug Abbey, and Robert Burke founded the company Prologis in 1983, mainly focused on the commercial sectors, for example, warehouses.

The company was first named AMB Corporation. Later changed to Prologis in 1990, got a good hold in the commercial property segment, operates in over 19 countries, and has an asset of 984 million sq. ft. 

The Prologis is valued in the market as follows:

  • Total assets: $56.065 billion (2020)
  • Total equity: $36.325 billion
  • Annual revenue: $4.439 billion
  • Net income: $1.473 billion
  • Total property: 4703+
  • Employees: 1945+
  • Share price: $150

Prologis is a good company, and it’s growing super fast.

7. American Tower Corporation (ATC)

ATC was founded in 1995. Ranked 410th on the Fortune 500 list. It mainly operates in wireless and broadcast communications infrastructure and American real estate investment trust. 

ATC’s valuation looks something like this:

  • Total assets: $47.233 Billion (2020)
  • Total equity: $4.568 Billion 
  • Annual revenue: $8.041 Billion
  • Net income: $1.691 Billion
  • Employees: 5,454
  • Share price: $237

ATC is one of the biggest real estate companies in the US in the communication infrastructure development segment.

8. Equity Residential 

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Equity residential was founded in 1969 by Sam Zell, who mainly invests in apartment segments, the 2nd largest owner of apartments in the United States.

Their overall valuation is:

  • Total assets: $20.286 billion (2020)
  • Total equity: $10.763 billion
  • Annual Revenue: $2.571 billion
  • Employees: 2,600 (2021)
  • Share price: $87 

The company ranked at No.9 on our list.

9. Welltower

The real estate company was established in 1970 by Bruce Thompson and Frederic Wolfe to develop the Health care sector, REITs mainly

Welltower was formerly known as ‘Health Care REIT, Inc.’ The overall valuation of Welltower looks like this:

  • Total assets: $33.4 billion (2019)
  • Net income: $ 1.833 billion  
  • Annual revenue: $5.12 billion
  • Total properties: 1400+
  • Employees: 392 (2017)
  • Share price: $80

Welltower is one of the REIT companies in the world.

10. Boston Properties

It was founded in 1970 by Mortimer Zuckerman and Edward Linde in the USA.

In the year 1990, the company began the construction of the NASA Headquarters, and with that, it got famous in the development sector. 

In June 1997, the company became public via an Initial Public Offering (IPO), trading at an average rate of $118 on the ‘New York Stock Exchange.’

According to Wikipedia, their overall valuation is as follows:

  • Total assets: $21.28 billion (2019)
  • Total equity: $5.684 billion 
  • Annual revenue: $2.960 billion
  • Employees: 760
  • Share price: $118

Boston Properties is a good company, ranked at No.10.

Last Words

It’s not a perfect or final list of the biggest real estate companies in the world. But we can say it’s kind of okay, as we have considered their asset valuation, popularity, and the revenue. It’s up to you will you take it or not.

Who is the biggest real estate company?

Keller Williams Realty is the biggest real estate company in the world with a total asset valuation of over $517 billion.

Who is the largest asset management company?

Brookfield Asset Management is the largest asset management company in the world, (especially in the REITs) with an asset valuation of over $323 billion.

Who is the largest property management company?

Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest property management company in the world, operating in over 60 countries.

Najmus Sahadat

Najmus Sahadat is a real estate enthusiast who loves writing about real estate and how to succeed in this business as an entrepreneur.

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