Valeo continues to build a solid return for stakeholders through high-quality products in high-growth markets.
Valeo’s unique lifestyle approach provides residents and tribe members with the experiences they crave.
Valeo’s rapid growth and success are directly attributed to one founding principle: To build better, live better and do better.
DRIVING VALUE FOR STAKEHOLDERS FROM THE GROUND UP.
Valeo is built on a vertically integrated platform that offers control over every part of the process, resulting in reduced cost, increased efficiency, improved operating logistics, and, ultimately, a better value – and experience – for stakeholders.
From development to asset management, vertical integration creates a continuing and compounding knowledge for team members and stakeholders at every level so that the opportunity to learn, evolve, repeat or change is always under, and part of, Valeo.
It’s strategic. It’s predictable. And, most importantly, it’s successful.
- Real Estate Management
- Asset Management
Valeo Development researches potential markets, locating and securing new sites, assisting in project underwriting and financing, and delivering sites with all necessary entitlements and approvals to the construction group. By closely managing and monitoring every aspect of the project process, Valeo Development offers what most housing companies can’t: Quality control.
Valeo Construction has earned a reputation for efficiency in delivering high-quality projects at a competitive price. From purchasing and logistics to disciplinary design, Valeo’s Construction team offers fully-developed concepts and consistent results.
Real Estate Management
An unparalleled lifestyle experience starts and ends with community. That’s why Valeo offers a thoughtful management structure and approach to marketing, sales, and operations for every style and portfolio, including its proprietary resident life program, PEERS. With experienced managers and leaders, and a style unlike any other, Valeo offers the kind of communities that demand attention – and leases.
Valeo’s asset management team works closely at every level to offer the most cost-effective capital solutions. With extensive experience in both equity and debt capital markets and strong relationships with financial providers from all over the world, Valeo continually monitors the financial performance of every project in order to manage a sound investment.
A proprietary resident life program.
Valeo focuses on delivering more than a place to live – but on developing a lifestyle that every resident can make their own. From outreach projects to meaningful amenities, Valeo is proud to support and create opportunities for residents to grow, learn and love where they live.
Discover Valeo’s very own, PEERS.
PersonalPersonal time, space and growth mean something different for every resident. That’s why Valeo offers community-centric amenities and resources that work for every resident.
EducationalFrom new skills to new hobbies, Valeo creates communities that facilitate learning on every level.
EnvironmentalValeo places a strong focus on leaving the planet in a better place, and through meaningful programming, events and amenities, provides residents with the opportunity to do the same.
RecreationalValeo offers events and activities that give residents the freedom and flexibility to be as active - or relaxed - as they want.
SocialLife happens online and off – and Valeo offers the resources, spaces and events to meet, mingle and make the most out of life, down to every moment.
Success backed by experience.
Meet the executive team.
Ted W. Rollins
Founding Partner & Executive Chairman
Ted currently serves as the Executive Chairman and Managing Partner of Valeo Groupe, a multinational, niche-focused, vertically integrated housing company with interests in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia and the United States.
Prior to founding Valeo Groupe in 2014, Ted co-founded Campus Crest Communities (NYSE: CCG) where he served as Chairman and CEO before to leaving to manage his private investments in his family holding company, TXG Capital.
Ted grew Campus Crest from a start-up to the second largest student housing platform in the world, with over 46,000 beds in the US and Canada in over 70 markets and total assets in both JV and Wholly-owned properties in excess of $2.3b USD with consolidated Net Operating Income of $101mm and EBITDA of approximately $91.1mm in 10 years.
Ted started his career as an investment banker at Drexel Burnham Lambert in New York in corporate finance with a focus on real estate finance. He is a board member of the Regional board of the Environmental Defense Fund and a Board member of the Center for Living Environments and Regeneration.
Additionally, he served as lead director and Chairman of the Governance Committee for Fortegra Financial, a public specialty insurance company traded on the NYSE.
Ted received his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration Magna Cum Laude from The Citadel.
Michael M. Rollins
Founding Partner, Director and EVP of Capital Markets
Michael is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Valeo Nordics AB, a student housing developer throughout Scandinavia. Michael serves as a member of the managing
committee of Valeo Groupe as well as its head of capital markets for both the parent company and several of its affiliates. Michael is also the President of Rollins Jamaica
where he oversees the development of 4,500 acres of resort property together with other subsidiaries in the utility business and entertainment business.
Michael is a part of the ownership group of the Brimstone companies which focuses on natural resources mainly timber, natural gas, oil and coal based in the Southeastern United States. Michael started his career in capital markets at Bear Stearns in New York as well as Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse where he helped manage one of the largest private wealth advisory practices. Using his years of experience in multiple areas of property development and finance in combination with his personal connections to the company and education, Michael helps guide Valeo with his sound, secure and tested business expertise.
Michael received his Bachelors of Science from Syracuse University and attended the Widener School of Law. Further, Mr. Rollins received his Diploma in Hospitality Management from Le Cordon Bleu in Adelaide, Australia.