Founded in 1961 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, our company began as R.J. D’Agostino Realtor with the slogan, “We sell the earth.” Over the years, our firm has expanded its scope to include a broad spectrum of the real estate industry, including land acquisition, design-build construction of commercial projects, commercial and residential development, leasing, and property management. Our overarching goal has always been to develop land that accommodates areas of growth, and our firm has made efforts to consistently offer bold and new concepts in the real estate market to meet the demands of the community.
We opened our first out-of-state office in 1980 in Atlanta, Georgia, focusing mainly on single-family residential subdivision development in South Atlanta. We recognized an area of the state with minimal development expansion and sought to fulfill the needs of a community with steady and continual growth.
In 1998, the family patriarch deployed a strategy to begin acquiring vacant land in Montgomery County, Texas in anticipation of the northern growth from Houston to The Woodlands. In 2000, D’Agostino Companies relocated its company headquarters to Houston, but maintained its Baton Rouge office through 2003. The relocation was encouraged by the economic climate, population and job growth, and pro-development attitude of the counties and cities in the Houston metropolitan area.
In recent years, D’Agostino Companies has focused primarily on the acquisition, development, and management of Class A office and medical office properties in high growth markets with population and job growth, high demand, and low supply. In 2016, D’Agostino Companies formed a multifamily division, which is now one of our primary areas of focus. This division focuses on the development of Class A conventional multifamily properties. We created the multifamily division in response to the national trend shift towards renting instead of home ownership.