About Atlas

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.

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 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.

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

Our History

Our main principals have over 100 years of direct extensive experience in investment, acquisition, construction, development, disposition, financing, and management resulting in over $3 Billion in transactions.

We currently own or have transacted every major commercial real estate product type.

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.

Main Management

Atlas was founded and currently has many main direct and indirect 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, Atlas-Ventures, CREDirectors, Atlas Capital Ventures, Atlas Ayres, 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 boards 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 received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Finance from the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business in Gainesville, Florida and 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.

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.

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 PROJECTS INCLUDE:

1. The Cloister Hotel, Sea Island, Ga
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