The Nelson Companies plans and builds complete corporate communities that stand the test of time. Starting with sites that combine business and commuting convenience, the Company creates a high-quality environment to simplify modern work life. As a result of this focus, the Company’s expertise extends far beyond real estate to such diverse areas as day care, fitness programs, transportation, shared business services, information services, and hospitality facilities management.

The Nelson Companies constantly seeks better ways to serve companies through creative responses to emerging needs. Part of the effort involves investing in its properties’ infrastructure with an eye toward future growth and new services and technologies.

The development experience of The Nelson Companies includes hotels, office parks, build-to-suite properties, industrial and R&D facilities, health clubs, child care centers and more. From the Company’s extensive experience in delivering high-quality buildings on time and on budget, its development team has mastered the skills necessary to guide its customers through a range of requirements, from space planning to complete build-to-suit corporate facilities.

With each of its developments, The Nelson Companies works closely with the host community to achieve a consensus on important local concerns. The Company’s willingness to respond positively and promptly to regulatory issues has earned it a reputation as a valued member of the communities it serves.


The Nelson Companies seeks to acquire existing buildings at a value below replacement cost. The Company improves an asset’s value through a program of redeveloping, repositioning, and re-leasing. The ultimate goal of the Company is to provide superior returns on its investments.


The Nelson Companies offers an unparalleled team approach to property services and construction. Its licensed in-house trade professionals are available for emergency response as well as planned service, construction and general contracting projects. The Company holds corporate electrical, plumbing, home improvement contractor and real estate broker licenses. Due to the Company’s experience as an owner, manager and service provider, it understands the processes top to bottom, and can provide truly turn-key services. The Company is fully insured.

The Company’s in-house trades include:

  • Electrical (Master and Journeyman Licenses)
  • HVAC (Refrigeration Technician License)
  • Plumbing (Master Plumbing License)
  • Carpentry
  • General Contracting (Construction Supervisor’s License)
  • Landscape & Snow Removal Services
  • General Maintenance

With trusted long-term affiliates the Company offers:

  • Painting & Wall covering
  • Demolition & Disposal
  • Flooring
  • Ceiling Installation

In addition, the Company has ready access to services beyond those listed above, including architectural, engineering and design services.

The Nelson Companies has emerged as a regional leader in providing property services to the hospitality industry. The Company services commercial and guestroom HVAC units. It installs, renovates and services commercial kitchens and laundries. The Company renovates lobbies, keeps the grounds, and diagnoses and fixes nuisance problems. Its in-house capabilities enable it to exercise complete control over services and projects—ensuring the timely completion essential to its projects and clients. The Company works with ownership, management and engineering to accommodate complicated hotel operations.

With more than three million square feet under its belt, The Nelson Companies’ construction unit specializes in commercial tenant improvement projects for office space, as well as interior capital improvements for retail, industrial, and hospitality properties. The Company approaches its projects with an owner’s attention to detail and budget, as well as a contractor’s knowledge of pricing. This balanced, honest approach is its key to establishing valuable long term relationships.

Most importantly, however, the Company knows that the “little things” of running a property can be the most problematic. As a result, an underlying principle at The Nelson Companies is that to properly service its clients, it fully subscribes to the adage that “No Job Is Too Small”.


The Nelson Companies’ in-house General Counsel has served the Company for more than 29 years in connection with all legal aspects of the Company’s real estate development, leasing, property management and construction services, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating all types of agreements, including purchase and sale agreements, leases, subleases and license agreement and related documentation, contracts, including for construction and design services. The Company’s General Counsel also oversees all legal services relating to the Company’s and its affiliates’ business and corporate matters.