Brian Murray started Washington Street Properties in 2007 when he acquired his first investment property. Without raising any outside capital, Murray bootstrapped his way from newbie investor to the owner of a nationally recognized real estate investment and property management firm. In 2014, Washington Street Properties won a Gold Stevie Award for Real Estate Company of the Year.
Washington Street Properties has been ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for the past three years in a row. The company’s success has been achieved through a value-add approach, focusing on the turnaround of distressed and underperforming properties.
Brian Murray's media appearances include interviews on CNN, PBS, and CBS MarketWatch. He has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and dozens of other major newspapers around the world.
In 2015, Murray was honored with a Gold Stevie Award for Real Estate Executive of the Year at the 13th Annual American Business Awards in Chicago.