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W5 Group

US Innovative Living Investments

W5 Group invests capital on behalf of the Winter family office and like-minded family offices, ultra-high net worth investors, and institutions in US and European real estate.

Miami · New York City
Zug, Switzerland · Frankfurt, Germany

The Firm

In the US, W5 has invested directly in Innovative Living projects with a capitalization of approximately $1.5 billion including 2,100 units and 4,600 beds. These investments include equity in ground up developments and value-add acquisitions, as well as mezzanine debt. Together with W5’s indirect public securities investments, the firm has invested in US real estate with a capitalization of over $5 billion.

In Europe, the Principal, Ralph Winter, amassed a portfolio of 40,000+ student housing units and 100,000+ multifamily units generating over €30 billion in investment transaction volume.

Our investment pillars

Affordability, community, flexibility, wellness, design and technology

Investment Strategy

The W5 Group focuses on investments in innovative residential real estate in the multifamily, student housing, single-family rental, shared living and micro apartment sectors. W5 invests in land, ground up-developments and value-add real estate.


Embracing ESG that create long-term value.