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W5 Group

A family investment office with focus on innovative real estate investing

W5 Group invests capital on behalf of the Winter family and like minded institutional and ultra high net worth investors. W5 Group has permanent capital, a flexible mandate and seeks to create enduring value and long-lasting relationships.

Miami · New York · Washington D.C.· Switzerland

The Firm

W5 Group was established in 2009 and has offices in the United States and Switzerland.


The number of American renters surpassed 100M this decade


In 2020 there was a 2.5 million unit shortage of housing supply

Our investment pillars

Affordability, community, flexibility, design and technology

Innovative Living

W5 Group has developed an Innovative Living strategy focused on investing in high quality innovative residential projects in and around the best cities and Universities in the United States (and Europe) that provide residents with high quality design, affordability, community, technology, and flexibility while generating attractive returns over the long term.

W5’s Innovative Living approach is responsive to 21st century living patterns in the great cities, suburbs and University towns in the United States and Europe and provides a win-win for residents and landlords.

Ralph WinterPrincipal

Growth Equity and Venture Capital

W5 Group’s Growth Equity and Venture Capital arms seek to make minority investments in tech-focused companies ranging from seed to pre-IPO.


W5 Group believes that giving back to society is an essential task.