Who We Are

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The Power of Innovative Thinking

For over three generations, Collins has created value and profitability through strategic redevelopment and repositioning of underutilized properties. The firm is nationally recognized for its work in urban waterfronts, reemerging downtowns and brownfield sites.

Collins owns and operates a $500 million portfolio of multifamily and commercial office buildings along the East Coast. With a reputation for proven performance, Collins is trusted institution for investments. Collins projects consistently yield above market financial returns for its partners, investors and lenders.

Collins is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Building Owners and Managers Association, the National Apartment Association, the National Multifamily Housing Council, the National Association of Realtors, among other professional organizations.

Meet The Team

A Modern Take on a Proven Formula

Collins is a privately held real estate company with over 50 years of experience in development, property acquisition, urban redevelopment and property management. The Collins team prides itself on integrity, tactical thinking and consensus building, with the belief that these values are essential to the success of the company. In addition to development, redevelopment and property management, Collins is a trusted asset management team and a hands-on partner for investors looking for profit-driven strategies and property performance.

A History of Trust and Experience

The Collins real estate legacy reaches back several generations. The principals’ grandfather, Arthur Collins, Sr., was a prominent New York real estate figure during the Depression era. He was president of Brown, Harris and Stevens and then formed his owned company called Collins and Tuttle, which developed and leased commercial buildings in New York City and Chicago. The principals’ father, Arthur Collins, founded Collins Development in 1971 and quickly established a reputation for excellence and innovation in the New York metro area. Some of his notable projects include Lyon Farm in Greenwich, CT; Palmer Square in Princeton, NJ; Harbor Plaza in Stamford, CT; and Sono in Norwalk, CT.