A Little About Oxford’s History

Oxford’s family of businesses started simply, with the formation of Corporate Interiors Construction in 1993. Since then, Oxford Companies has grown to include four more divisions covering investment, leasing, property management, and design and build.

TIMELINE – Taking it from the top

2015 – In August of last year, Oxford acquired an 85,000 square foot office portfolio, a $12M multi-building complex on Ann Arbor’s west side

2015 – In the largest private real estate deal to date for Ann Arbor, on June 22nd, Oxford purchased the McMullen Properties, a portfolio that includes 22 buildings in 3 separate business parks, representing 704,000 square feet

2014 – Oxford acquires Northeast Corporate Center, a 22-acre, 220,000 square foot office complex on Ann Arbor’s northeast side, becoming the city’s largest property manager

2013 Oxford expands its office and moves to 210 S. Fifth Avenue. All divisions unify under the Oxford name, and the Board of Advisors is formed

2012 – Oxford acquires Arch Realty, enters the multifamily investment market, and merges with McDonald Management

2011 – Oxford forms third acquisition fund, the Ann Arbor Opportunity Fund I. The funds raised purchased three office buildings, a retail strip center, and retail mall — totaling 180,000 square feet

2009 – Oxford moves back to downtown Ann Arbor at 312 S. State Street

2007 – Grand Venture Associates forms and acquires several office/flex properties

2005 – Oxford partners with Neal Warling to form Bluestone Realty Advisors, forerunner to Oxford Companies

2004 – Oxford forms its first acquisition fund, the Oxford Equity Fund. The funds raised purchased two office buildings, a downtown mixed-use property, and a warehouse complex, totaling 220,000 square feet

2003 – Oxford establishes its first autonomous office at Burlington

2002 – Burlington Office Center is purchased

2001 – Oxford Property Management forms

1998 – Oxford Companies forms as a holding company for acquisitions

1993 – Corporate Interiors Construction forms, the precursor to Oxford Design/Build