Fortius is a privately owned Australian real estate investment management group, established in 1991 by Ray Sproats. Our core focus is managing real estate assets and portfolios for superannuation funds, offshore and onshore institutions, and high net worth and SMSF investors.
With a depth of experience and specialist skillset, Fortius has developed an ability to identify often overlooked and under-appreciated potential of individual property assets and work to restore the value.
Our business provides clients an avenue to grow their wealth and help them achieve financial freedom, through Fortius property investment opportunities. These are underwritten by a rigorous process for asset purchase, management and on-sale.
Fortius is licensed to conduct investment management and advisory services, and holds an Australian Financial Services licences (AFSLs) and a Corporate Real Estate Licence.
Our unbroken track record of identifying and unlocking value spans more than 88 assets and $4.7billion in transactions. The Fortius track record demonstrates a unique ability to unlock and restore value in assets throughout market cycles.
We successfully navigated the Global Financial Crisis, and continue to be a trusted partner for global investment managers, banks and private investors.View Our Track Record
assets under management
average IRR over 29 years*
*Average IRR calculated as a weighted average on current book value or sale price of all past wholesale funds and syndicates held for more than 24 months, together with forecast IRRs for current syndicates held for less than 24 months and estimated IRRs for mandate assets.
As a scarce resource, land and floorspace can maximise financial returns. Proactive hands-on management makes the difference.
We continue to build value by understanding the changing needs of tenants, customers
We view it as not dissimilar to running a business. Extracting every dollar of value through active management protects the downside risk.
Location underpins every acquisition. Buildings in prime locations that have experienced under-investment or weaker market conditions can provide hidden opportunities for capital and income growth.
We are guided by a greater understanding of real estate market fundamentals and drivers, that enable us to identify the potential of individual assets.
We are property investment professionals, problem solvers and relationship builders. As specialist investment managers, we make tactical decisions drawn on empirical evidence, research-driven forecasts and targeted execution plans– recognising the hidden value that others may overlook.
With our hands-on approach to managing an asset, we can maximise its short to medium term income generating ability, as well as longer-term capital return. We do this in partnership with our investors – whether they are superannuation funds, institutions, SMSFs or individuals. Acutely aware of our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) responsibilities as investors, we work hard to ensure every investment and management decision incorporates best practice in these
The result is positive change at both a property and fund level – and confidence for our investors as they continue to benefit from the returns.
The Fortius story is distinctive. The team is a combination of experienced professionals from property, finance, law and funds management backgrounds.
Ours is a lengthy history of shared business experience, property knowledge and sustained business success.View Our Team
Over time we have built a bespoke investment approach whilst developing the infrastructure to screen and invest in opportunities both domestically and globally that support our active asset management approach. As a boutique firm, we have the ability to make independent decisions that prioritise our clients needs.
For almost three decades, Fortius has invested in commercial real estate.
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