W. P. Carey Inc. is a leading global net-lease REIT that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing solutions for companies worldwide. It also acts as the investment manager to a series of income-oriented non-traded REITs. The company’s owned and managed diversified global investment portfolio had a combined enterprise value of approximately $15 billion at December 31, 2013. Its corporate finance-focused credit and real estate underwriting process is a constant that has been successfully leveraged across a wide variety of industries and property types. Furthermore, its portfolio of long-term leases with creditworthy tenants has an established history of generating stable cash flows, enabling it to deliver consistent and rising dividend income to investors for over four decades.
Founded in 1973 by Wm. Polk Carey, W. P. Carey has historically focused on two objectives:
- to provide quality companies with capital to run their businesses
- to create investment products that work in good times and bad
We've grown tremendously over the last four decades because we have been successful on both fronts.