• 1947

    Sons Jack and Kelly join their father, M.L. Hunt, to form Hunt Sales Company, a retail lumber, hardware, and building store in El Paso's Lower Valley.

  • 1961

    Hunt earns its first $1 million construction contract, sells the retail lumber and building material business. Hunt launches its design-build unit.

  • 1969

    Hunt signs its first military housing contract to construct 300 units of base housing at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico for $4.4 million.


    The Company changes its name to Hunt Building Corporation. Hunt adds development and financial services to its capabilities.


    Hunt begins its private development activities with Caprock Apartments, a 292-unit complex in El Paso, Texas.


    The Company begins development and construction on 21 HUD Section 8 projects.

  • 1979

    Hunt starts its property management division with Shady Oaks in Fort Worth, Texas, a 138-unit affordable housing property developed, built, and owned by Hunt.

  • 1985

    Hunt begins its role as one of the premier design-build contractors for the U.S. Armed Forces, being awarded the first Section 801 military housing contract in Newport News, Virginia.

  • 1995

    Hunt enters into retail development with its development and construction of the Sunland Towne Centre, a 325,000 square foot power center in El Paso, Texas.

    In Albuquerque, Hunt acquires the site and begins planning for The Plaza at Cottonwood, a 425,000 square foot shopping center.


    Hunt is awarded four Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) projects, which include Robins Air Force Base in Georgia, Dyess Air Force Base in Texas, Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base in California, and Naval Air Station Kingsville in Texas. This milestone launches Hunt to become one of the industry's largest MHPI developers and owners.

  • 2007

    Hunt celebrates its 60 year anniversary.

    Hunt is awarded the largest Air Force MHPI project, which is located at three different military installations and totals $750 million.

  • 2010

    Hunt purchases TRECAP Partners (later named Hunt Investment Management), a real estate investment management company.

    Hunt forms a new entity, Hunt Capital Partners, a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) syndication and investment company.

  • 2011

    Hunt closes on the purchase of Capmark Financial Group's Affordable Housing portfolio, acquiring partnership interests and other assets associated with more than 74,000 units of affordable-to-moderate-income housing at more than 400 properties across the U.S.

    Hunt makes a strategic investment in LEDIC Management Group, a third party multifamily property management company.

    Hunt launches WhiteHawk Capital, LLC, later named Hunt Alternative Energy, for the purpose of energy infrastructure fund management.

  • 2014

    Hunt invests in Pinnacle Property Management Services, LLC, a leading multifamily management company.

    Hunt forms strategic alliance with Moss through its acquisition of a minority interest, integrating Hunt's construction operations with the Florida-based firm.


    Hunt finalizes a strategic investment in Amber Infrastructure Group Holdings, a leading international infrastructure, asset management, and investment services company headquartered in London, England.

  • 2016

    Hunt acquires Forest City's privatized military housing business, increasing the number of privatized military housing units owned and managed to over 32,000 and owned in total to approximately 52,000.

    Hunt acquires Cazenovia Creek, a leading buyer of property tax liens nationwide, expanding its investment footprint.

  • 2017

    Hunt celebrates its 70th year in business.

    Hunt forms strategic alliance with Pennrose Properties, LLC, through its acquisition of a minority interest, integrating Hunt's affordable housing operations with the Pennsylvania-based firm.

    Hunt achieves milestones on luxury multifamily ventures in Texas, Florida, Illinois, Arizona, and Virginia.

    Hunt acquires Alden Capital Partners, a leading syndicator of affordable housing tax credits. The company is later renamed Hunt Capital Partners.

    Hunt and the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso complete the largest Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) initiative in the U.S.

  • 2018

    Hunt and WestStar break ground on high-rise project in El Paso that will become Hunt's new corporate headquarters.

    Hunt forms Hunt Capital Holdings and receives a minority investment from Gallatin Point Capital LLC into that platform which consolidates Hunt's financial services and investment management businesses.

  • 2019

    Hunt enters into an agreement to sell Hunt Real Estate Capital to Tokyo-based ORIX Corporation. The transaction helps realize Hunt's strategy to deploy capital into best-in-class operating businesses, real estate assets, and infrastructure assets.

  • 2020

    Hunt and Amber acquire a majority interest in City Light & Power (CLP), an electrical contractor and owner of utility systems specializing in the provision of services to the U.S. military under utility privatization (UP) contracts.

    Hunt sold its majority interest in Pinnacle Property Management Services, LLC. At the time Hunt sold Pinnacle to Cushman Wakefield, Pinnacle had 170,000 units under management and was the second-largest third-party multifamily property manager in the U.S.