From 1 mobile home to over 500 units. We have worked extremely hard and are proud to be on the Inc. 5000 list alongside many great companies.
— Raj Tut (Meet the Most Inspiring Companies of 2018)
Our growth can be attributed to our team of really talented people who go to any length to ensure we are successful. We truly enjoy operating in the Metro East, specifically O’Fallon, due to the business friendly environment and amazing people who call this region ‘home’.”
— Raj Tut (In O'Fallon, The Sky Is The Limit, 2018)
Raj Tut started O’Fallon, Illinois-based Gateway Multifamily Group in 2013 to invest in multifamily properties throughout the St. Louis area. When Tut started the firm, Gateway’s portfolio was limited to a single mobile home. Today, Gateway owns more than 500 units — about half multifamily and half self-storage, with a small bit of retail — across the St. Louis market.
— Dan Rafter (Raj Tut: From one mobile home deal to more than 500 units, 2018)
The renovation, which cost an additional $2.3 million, began with improvements to common areas, exteriors of the buildings and interiors of the buildings. Those improvements included a new parking lot, resurfacing and resealing of the existing pool, new signage on the property, new heating and cooling systems and new stainless steel appliances in all units, among other things.
— Veneta Rizvic (Park Entrance Apartments fully occupied following $2.3 million renovation, 2018)
From new headquarters buildings to expansive education facilities and timely rehabs to vital multifamily projects, the Building St. Louis Awards showcase the top real estate construction projects in the region. This section also highlights the work of the individuals, engineers, architects, general contractors, financial institutions, interior designers and more behind each project.
— Vince Brennan (Building St. Louis: Building momentum, 2018)
The awards recognize commercial real estate projects that impacted the community in the areas of investment, jobs created or changes to a surrounding area. The awards also recognize major players involved in projects, including owners, developers, brokers, architects/designers, engineers, contractors and financial lenders.
— Vince Brennan (Announcing: Finalists for the Business Journal's Building St. Louis Awards, 2018)