Who We Are

Inland Investments is a sponsor of alternative public and private real estate securities, and provides opportunities for individuals to invest in real estate programs. Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation is a part of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc.

Established in 1968, Inland was formed by four Chicago Public School teachers, Dan Goodwin, Bob Baum, Joe Cosenza and Bob Parks. Their first investors were other teachers, family members and friends. This personal connection and responsibility to investors created a culture of putting stockholders first, which endures today across Inland’s business entities.

Inland is involved in every aspect of commercial real estate and is responsible for several innovations that have shaped the industry. Since inception, Inland has sponsored 834 real estate investment programs serving more than 490,000 investors across all major commercial real estate sectors.

Since inception, Inland has completed1 651 programs comprised of:

  • 509

    Private/Public Limited Partnerships

  • 136

    Section 1031 Exchange Programs

  • 6

    Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

1Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation (Inland Investments), considers a program to be complete at the earlier of the time when affiliates of Inland Investments are no longer serving as the business manager, the program lists its shares of common stock for trading on a national exchange, sells all or substantially all of its assets, or merges with a third party and is not the surviving entity in that merger.

Data as of 12/31/2023

Our Vision

To lead the evolution of commercial real estate investing through our shared, investor-centric principles of client service, integrity and expertise.

Our People

Inland's management team has substantial experience in all aspects of acquiring, owning, managing and operating commercial real estate across diverse types of real estate assets, as well as a broad range of experience in financing real estate assets.

  • Inland leaders and employees bring integrity to the investment process and share a passion for real estate
  • The firm maintains high ethical standards by continually putting investors first
  • Overwhelming majority of Inland’s employees have dedicated their entire careers to real estate
  • Inland takes an active role in communities with continued support of employee volunteer programs

Our Investments


Inland Investments’ strategy is to build value and to provide investors with income opportunities. Through in-depth knowledge of the real estate markets and core competencies, Inland strives to deliver successful investor experiences with each step of the investment process:

  • Acquisition Expertise – detailed due diligence on properties and portfolios with forward-looking market insights
  • Operational Excellence – efficient property management potentially leading to an increase in revenues and decrease in expenses
  • Strategic Dispositions – leveraging decades of expertise and local market knowledge which may maximize profit for investors upon the sale of properties

Our Approach:

  • Equity
  • Property
  • Property
  • Property
  • Property
  • Cash & Profit
    Returned to
There is no guarantee that investment objectives will be met or that properties will be sold.

Standing Shoulder-to-Shoulder with Investors


We invest our own money alongside our stockholders. We work to create value by focusing on the operations of our properties and the fundamentals of our business.

Cumulative Completed Programs By Year

Data as of 12/31/2023

Our Culture

We believe that success has roots in strong, healthy communities, and we take an active role in improving the towns and cities where we live and work. Inland and Daniel L. Goodwin have received numerous awards for commitment to the commercial real estate industry, investors, communities, and affordable housing.

Recent Awards



    • Benedictine University – Outstanding Trustee of the Decade Award – Daniel L. Goodwin
    • Better Business Bureau – 3 time winner of the Ethics in Business Award (2009, 2014, 2017)
    • Chicago Association of REALTORS® – Hall of Fame – Daniel L. Goodwin
    • Chicago Association of REALTORS® – Hall of Fame for The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, the first corporation to receive this award
    • Chicago Association of REALTORS® – Lifetime Achievement Award – Daniel L. Goodwin
    • Chicago Metropolitan Coalition on Aging – Leading Provider of Affordable Housing for Chicago’s Senior Citizens
    • Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2021, 2022, 2023
    • Council of Women’s Association of Realtors – Elevate Award
    • DuPage County Affordable Housing Task Force – Highest Achievement Award for Affordable Housing Efforts
    • DuPage County Airport Authority – Outstanding Leadership Award – Daniel L. Goodwin
    • DuPage Area Association of Business and Industry – First Place, Excellence in Business Award
    • DuPage County Government and Business Award
    • DuPage County Historical Museum – Making a Historical Difference Award
    • DuPage Home Ownership Center – Robert Christ Award for Outstanding Service to Affordable Housing
    • Illinois Association of REALTORS® – Hall of Fame
    • Investment Program Association (IPA) – Lifetime Achievement – Daniel L. Goodwin
    • National Association of REALTORS® – Hall of Fame – Daniel L. Goodwin
    • National Association of REALTORS® – National Commercial Award
    • National Association of REALTORS® – 2015 Good Neighbor Award Winner
    • NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) – Visionary Partner Award
    • Northeastern Illinois University – Lifetime Meritorious Service Award – Daniel L. Goodwin
    • Oak Brook Area Association of Commerce and Industry – Corporate Leader of the Year
    • Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce “Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award” Honoring Inland for the large number of women executives in senior management positions
    • The Business Ledger Newspaper – Outstanding DuPage Business Leader Award
    • Village of Oak Brook – Resolution of Appreciation
    • West Suburban Philanthropic Network – 2015 Philanthropist of the Year – Daniel L. Goodwin
    • Women’s Council of Realtors “Elevate Award” – In recognition of advancement opportunities for women throughout the Inland Companies

This website is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any security which can be made only by a prospectus or offering memorandum, which has been filed or registered with appropriate state and federal regulatory agencies, and sold only by broker dealers and registered investment advisors authorized to do so. All of the content on inland-investments.com is subject to terms and conditions available on Important Disclosures.

The Inland name and logo are registered trademarks being used under license. "Inland" refers to The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. which is comprised of a group of independent legal entities some of which may be affiliates, share some common ownership or have been sponsored and managed by such entities or subsidiaries thereof including the Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation (Inland Investments) and Inland Securities Corporation. Inland Securities Corporation, member FINRA/SIPC, is dealer manager and placement agent for programs sponsored by Inland Investments and Inland Private Capital, respectively. For more information on Inland Securities Corporation, visit FINRA BrokerCheck.