Haywood Group (formerly known as Vangard Group, LLC) is a leading national real estate investment and development firm based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Haywood owns, develops and manages retail, residential and commercial assets. It specializes in diverse capital stack solutions and diverse development team partnerships.

The firm works through tough development deals and the Germania presented some challenges but we are glad to be one of the firms restoring a landmark with such rich history. It Is an incredible asset for downtown and the entire city of Milwaukee.

Kalan R. Haywood, Sr. serves as founder and president of Haywood Group. He is responsible for the procurement of debt and equity financing for new and existing real estate developments, day-to-day business operations, business development and the overall performance of the existing portfolio. For over a decade, he has secured more than a half million square feet of developments in urban areas.



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Since its establishment in 2004, Cardinal Capital has gained a national reputation as an industry leader in acquiring, developing, financing, and managing multifamily housing. The company's principals, Erich Schwenker and Dan O'Connell, each have over 40 years of real estate investment and management experience. Our development, construction, property management, and real estate asset management divisions achieve high success rates for all of the properties in our portfolio, which include market rate housing, supportive housing for veterans and for persons recovering from mental illness, persons with hearing or vision loss, and homeless people.

We have successfully invested over $140 million in private equity for some of the largest investment entities in the country. Firms such as Boston Capital, Royal Bank of Canada, Richman Group, Redstone, and BMO Harris all trust us for skilled real estate closing, financial management, and property management.