Our Story
Delivering Successful Solutions since 2001

Currently The Largest Real Estate Services Company Headquartered in The State of Ohio with A Portfolio over 100 Million Square Feet Of Assets In 31 States.

Our profile includes Commercial Office & Retail, Industrial, Warehouse, Multi-Family properties and Land properties.

IRG RA provides specific emphasis and unique experiences in the development and management of large complicated mixed-use projects.  As an Advisory firm, our approach is to connect all the elements that can affect the performance of a commercial real estate investment and bring those together into a cohesive strategic recommendation of value enhancement. This is accomplished with an eye toward each step of the real estate life cycle; from acquisition to repositioning, to stabilization, to exit planning.

Through our independent, yet coordinated service lines, IRG RA advises our clients on Property & Asset Management, Transaction Management, Development Services, Project Management, Consulting and Facility Management.

Our team is comprised of passionate, enthusiastic associates, committed to professional development and focused on achieving unparalleled results for our clients and partners. By using our collective and unique experiences along with our innate ability to solve the more complex real estate problems in the marketplace, we have solidified ourselves as a market leader.

from our president
“The ability to uncover opportunity is a core part of IRGRA’s identity. From our real estate to our people, our foundation is built on cultivating success and fostering a spirit innovation.”

Greg Hipp

Company History


July: Formation of Ohio Realty Advisors (ORA)


Sept: New Home in Richfield, Ohio


Nov: Acquired Lockheed Martin facility in Akron (OH), investing over $5 Million in repurposing into a multi-tenanted manufacturing facility


May: Completion of Goodyear World HQ Deal, including new Goodyear HQ in Akron and purchase of former Goodyear HQ site for repurposing as live, work, play community, “The East End”


May: Reached 50 Assets Under Management


Dec: Reached 50-Employee Milestone


Aug: Execute Good to Great Initiative (G2G)


Nov: Sale of ORA to IRG


Jan: Reached 100 Assets Under Management

Aug: Completion of The Shoreway Living Project (Cleveland, OH)

Nov: Completion of Hilton Garden Inn (OH)
First new hotel in Akron proper in 30 years

Dec: Reached 100-Employee Milestone


June: Acquisition of Pfizer Pearl River Campus (NY), with addition of numerous tenants in following years

Nov: Reached 150 Assets Under Management

Nov: Grand Opening of East End Residence (OH)
Historic adaptive reuse conversion of the former Goodyear Hall


Feb: Acquisition of Weyerhauser’s historic campus outside Seattle, WA for preservation, leasing, and additional development

Aug: Initial Groundbreaking on JCI Hall of Fame Village Project


Oct: Acquisition of Randall Park Mall, formerly the largest mall in the world (OH)

Oct: Vacant big box retailers converted to industrial space, and major Amazon distribution center


Feb: Acquisition of former 3.1M Sq. Ft. IBM Campus (Rochester, MN), including 34 buildings and 490 acres and home to industrial and office tenants

July: Completion of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium at Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village

Oct: Reached 150-Employee Milestone


July: Hall of Fame Village becomes publicly traded company under the name Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Co.

July: Acquisition of former Supervalu distribution site (Tacoma, WA)

Nov: Reached 175-Employee Milestone


Jan: Reached 180 Assets Under Management

Jan: Acquisition of five Gannett Co., Inc. facilities in three states: Ohio, Indiana and Florida

Feb: Acquisition of premier Lexis Nexis office campus (Dayton, OH)

Our Awards

Weatherhead 100 Award

Weatherhead School of Management 7 time consecutive winner

2016 Historic Rehabilitation Award

Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Historic Rehabilitation

 2016 Property of the Year Award

Northeast Ohio Apartment Association

 2016 Mixed-Use Renovation of Year Award

NAIOP Northern Ohio

2016 Distinguished Adaptive Use Award

Cleveland Restoration Society/AIA Cleveland

 2016 Preservation Merit

State Historic Preservation Office Award

 2016 Appreciation Award – Developer of the Year


 2019 Commercial Development Award for The East End in Akron, OH

Smart Business Network

 2021 Top Work Places in Cleveland, OH

The Plain Dealer

 2021 Innovation Award Winner

MRI Ascend 2021 North American Users Conference

What our clients say

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