In 2010 Texas-based Hayman Woods, a division of Woods Capital Management, LLC (“Woods Capital”) acquired Connerton from its original developer, ready to breathe new life and excitement into one of Florida’s few designated New Town communities.
Hayman Woods is an integrated real estate company focused on the U.S. real estate market. The firm seeks to make opportunistic equity and debt investments on behalf of its investors in projects where it can leverage the acquisition, asset management, development, finance, and sales experience of the firm.
Hayman Woods was founded in 2007 by Jonas Woods, formerly the President of Hillwood Capital, a Perot Company. The Woods Capital team has been a successful participant in the real estate markets as an investor, developer and manager of real estate assets, as well as a fiduciary on behalf of third-party capital. The team members have completed over $4 billion in real estate acquisition and/or development transactions including office, residential, industrial and retail properties.
Hayman Woods’ investment philosophy is that of a value investor with a specific focus on identifying, pricing and mitigating risk throughout the investment process. This philosophy is demonstrated through an investment approach that places utmost importance on a thorough understanding of asset-level real estate values and a focus on transactions where risk is mispriced.
Woods Capital manages Hayman Woods, LLC, which it formed in 2007 with Kyle Bass. In 2008 Hayman Woods launched the Hayman Woods Residential Strategies Fund, L.P., a comingled discretionary opportunity fund focused on opportunities resulting from the mortgage credit crises. In 2011 Hayman Woods launched Hayman Woods Apartment Properties, LLC, a private REIT focused on “Class A” garden apartments in the Southern U.S.