About Atlas

Atlas, merges a complete understanding of institutional and private equity with comprehensive capital market expertise and a thorough knowledge of broad markets to create a unique platform for institutional and private equity investments.

Our Expertise

With extensive experience in investment, finance, acquisition, disposition, management, and development, we have the ability to execute a broad spectrum of investment and advisory strategies.

We are pursuing core, core plus, stabilized, high growth, and distressed asset opportunities, including fee interest, debt investments and joint ventures.

Our History

The Atlas companies were formed in 2009 to develop attractive investment options for their extensive group of members and partners and to pursue core plus, value add, distressed, recapitalization, and growth opportunities, including fee interest, debt investment and advisory of quality commercial real estate and high growth private equity opportunities throughout the United States.

Atlas merges a complete understanding of institutional and private equity with comprehensive capital market expertise and a thorough knowledge of broad markets to create a unique platform for institutional and private equity investments. Our main principals have over 100 years of direct extensive experience in acquisition, construction, development, disposition, financing, investing and management. We have the ability to execute a broad spectrum of investment strategies and have completed over $3 billion in transactions.

Our programs are strengthened by our ability to evaluate and close very quickly with all-cash transactions. We have closed significant transactions from contract to close in as few as 7 days.

Main Management

Atlas currently has many main partners with extensive experience in all facets of commercial real estate and the private equity markets. Our current Managing Principals include:

Ty Underwood

CEO/MANAGING PRINCIPAL

Ty is a dynamic Managing Partner with a track record of top results as an innovator, entrepreneur, diverse investor, team leader, and individual producer.
He is currently CEO and Managing Principal of investment and advisory companies Atlas Interests, Atlas Retail Capital, CREDirectors, Atlas Capital Ventures, and Retail Everything. The companies are focused on investment and advisory of quality commercial real estate as well as high growth private equity investments throughout the United States.

The companies were formed in 2009 to develop attractive investment options for their members and partners and are pursuing core plus, value add, distressed, recapitalization, and growth opportunities, including fee interest, debt investments, and joint venture opportunities.
Mr. Underwood currently resides on numerous board of directors of both direct and indirect Atlas related investments.
He has participated directly and indirectly in over $3 Billion of investments throughout his career.

Ty is the former CEO of Oddtrack Inc., a private equity firm specializing in high growth, early stage companies as well as Senior Associate at CBRE and Senior Vice President/ Senior Director of NAI Global and NAI in Atlanta.

Ty is a Licensed Real Estate Broker for the state of Georgia and the Broker of record for Atlas.
He is a member of the Atlanta Commercial board of Realtors and a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Club. He is also previously Series 7, 63, 65 and 10 licensed.

Ty received his Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Real Estate from Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business in Atlanta, Georgia and serves on the advisory Board as School Ambassador. He also received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Finance in from the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business in Gainesville, Florida.

Edward H Inman

MANAGING PRINCIPAL

Atlanta native Edward H Inman (Ed) is a successful business executive specializing in the management of large construction projects and the coordination of large groups of people with the intent of finishing a project on time and on budget and exceeding the owners expectations of quality. Over his career as owner and president of Holland Services Company Inc, Atlanta, Ga, W P Stephens Lumber Company, Marietta, Ga, and vice-president of MacDougald Construction Company, Atlanta, Ga, and the Gulf Division of Ashland Oil, Houston, Texas, he completed multiple interiors of hotels, retirement centers, country clubs, golf club facilities, US embassies, and military bases, as well as widening city and county streets, interstate highways, railroad and container yards, bridges, dams, and airports. After investing in several real estate ventures with Ty Underwood, founder of Atlas Interests, he joined with Ty as a Managing Principal of Atlas Interests in 2016.

Throughout his career, Ed has taken time to give back to the community supporting the MIT Enterprise Forum. He is a cofounder and past chairman of the Atlanta Chapter and Philadelphia chapter, and past member of the international advisory committee of the global board of the Forum, Cambridge, Ma, under the direction of Technology Review. He is currently vice chairman of the Philadelphia chapter helping make the transition to a new chairman. The international organization provides guidance, direction and encouragement to entrepreneurs in the technology sector and produces programs showcasing the intersection of business and new technology. www.mitenterpriseforum.com

Ed received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tn, graduating magma cum laude with a BS in civil engineering specializing in environmental and water resources. He then continued his formal education at MIT, Cambridge, Ma, receiving a MS from the Sloan School in finance and management information systems.


SOME RECENT INTERIOR PROJECTS INCLUDE:

1. The Cloister Hotel, Sea Island, Ga - specialty millwork interiors, river recovered ceilings, Smoking Lounge, River Bar, Wine Cellar, Library, Ballroom specialty doors
2. Mountain Top Golf Club clubhouse, Cashiers, NC
3. Highlands Inn & Spa addition, Highlands, NC
4. Furman University retirement center, Greenville, SC
5. Cancer Research Building, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga

News

Atlas Invests in Leading Natural Vitamin Company Natures Dynamics

Atlanta based Atlas Interests/Atlas Retail Capital invests in Orlando based Natures Dynamics for future domestic and overseas growth. Certified organic, food based gummy supplements and Probiotics manufacturer Nature’s Dynamics™ has raised an undisclosed investment round led by Atlas Retail Capital. Nature’s Dynamics™ produces the highest quality gummy supplements utilizing plant based vitamins and minerals for […]

Arial of the four-acre office portfolio owned by Atlas Interests

Atlas Hoping To Shoulder Major Buckhead Sale

An Atlanta investor is hoping to turn three small buildings overlooking Interstate 85 in Buckhead into a $22M windfall. Atlas Interests is putting 2665-2695 Buford Highway on the market. The property is a three-building office complex that recently signed a lease with Grady Health for a women’s and children’s clinic for 22K SF. The site, […]

Atlas Shrugs in Search for Deals

Atlas Shrugs in Search for Deals

Like all of us, Ty’s been shopping. Except, he’s shopping for shopping centers. Yesterday, we took a long lunch break at the Tavern at Phipps with Ty, who’s now formed Atlas Retail Capital with Steve Gregory, former president of developer Hopkins Commercial in Dallas. So far, Atlas is assisting an unnamed pension fund invest $250M […]

Atlas - The Brookwood Exchange, 1708 Peachtree Road Atlanta GA

Atlas Shouldering Long-Term Land Plays

Atlas Interests is hefting a Buckhead office building on its shoulders for a future redevelopment. Atlanta-based Atlas just purchased the Buckhead Exchange Building, a 68k SF historic office building at 1708 Peachtree St, for $9.9M from a local owner. It’s mostly filled with small firms. The deal was brokered by Highgate Partners’ Beau Terrell, M3’s […]