Asset manager focused on acquiring, developing, financing, and managing US single-family homes


gross assets under management


IRR across 4 realized investment vehicles

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Average Resident Renewal Rate


Lafayette is a vertically integrated asset manager focused on addressing the shortage of homes in the US by providing well-managed, high-quality single-family rental housing options to US households

Business Lines

Deliver on our mission through two investment strategies and vertically integrated operations

Investment Strategies
    • Build for Rent: we develop and build new communities of Single Family Homes for rent
    • SFR Rehab: we acquire and upgrade existing homes and deliver them to the rental market
Operating Businesses
    • Brandywine Homes USA provides property management services
    • Marquis Homes provides development and construction services

Investment Strategies

Lafayette was one of the first players in Build-for-Rent in 2019, which consists of developing and building new communities of single-family homes for the undersupplied rental market
Upgrading and expanding the rental inventory by acquiring and renovating scattered SFR homes and delivering them to the rental market

Operating Businesses

Fully vertically integrated in-house property management services to offer our residents a best-in-class tenant experience and strive for ultimate tenant satisfaction
Vertically integrated development and homebuilding arm launched in 2022 to enhance our cooperation with our homebuilder partners and selectively start our own ground-up BFR communities

Meet the team

Drawing strength from a variety of backgrounds

We believe our most compelling advantage is our people. Our team members come from diverse backgrounds, with professional experience in finance, legal, property management, construction, compliance and operations.

This unique blend of talents – coupled with hard work and attention to detail – puts us in a position of unparalleled strength for assessing, investing in and managing real assets.



A solid track record with unmatched depth of experience in SFR

Lafayette is a pioneer of the SFR asset class, having launched its operations in 2011 when few investors believed SFR could become a long-term institutional asset class.

Since its launch, Lafayette has generated 20%+ IRRs across 4 realized investment vehicles, while maintaining a high level of resident satisfaction (70%+ resident renewal rates).


May 4, 2023

Lafayette announces the acquisition of four new communities across the US, bringing 250+ new units to the market

New York, NY – May 4, 2023. Lafayette is thrilled to announce the opening of four new rental communities in Atlanta, GA; Columbia, SC; Kansas City, MO and Wilmington,...
March 3, 2023

Lafayette attended the (Information Management Network (IMN) Build-to-Rent, Land & Homebuilding Forum

Christopher Mataja Mataja, COO, Cyrus Shahabi, Chief of Staff, and Diego B. Benetti, Senior Analyst, attended the (Information Management Network (IMN) Build-to-Rent, Land & Homebuilding Forum in Nashville on March 2nd/3rd, an event that...