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Development Services

Multi-family and Student Housing

For the past decade, Steve Brown Apartments has been partnering with award winning architects, designers and general contracting firms to create a number of signature multi-family and student housing developments within the greater Madison area.

In our role as developer, Steve Brown Apartments specializes in both student and market rate multifamily properties, has the necessary experience to secure project financing in addition to supervising the design, construction and delivery of the completed product.

We view each development as an opportunity to give back. Our goal is to develop a unique apartment community the truly meets the needs of the city and today’s renters, and to create architecture that will stand the test of time.

Margaret Watson, CEO


Madison, WI

Market Survey Consulting

As long-time industry leaders, we can provide the data you need to drive your decisions. Based on the geographic location, competitive landscape and demographic statistics of the area our analysis can include recommendations for rents, unit mix, unit design concept, amenities, operating expenses and staffing.

Project Management

Project Consulting and Management

Our construction services provide oversight for new construction, partially finished projects or renovations. We represent the interests of the owner by working with the architect and general contractor to ensure a project is delivered on time and on budget.


Financial Consulting

We’ve secured or assisted in securing more than $400 million in real estate financing. We can consult with you on a variety of financing transaction structures, and can offer a wide range of forecasting and planning reports for your project.

Suburban Development Showcase

Brownpoint Reserve Apartments – 8850 Blackhawk Rd, Middleton WI

With Brownpoint Reserve, Steve Brown Apartments has once again raised the bar and taken the lead in Madison’s West Side multifamily market.  Officially open in June of 2017, this 92 unit and 153 bed project offers the largest and most luxuriously appointed one, two and three bedroom units available. Clad in stone and dark siding it strikes an impressive form at four stories and more than 200,000 sq. ft.

Brownpoint Reserve is surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds and conveniently located in a residential neighborhood, next to Pleasant View Golf Course and within a short walk of destination shopping and dining.

Urban Development Showcase

Keystone Apartments – 1815 University Avenue in Madison, WI

This downtown Madison multifamily project opened in August 2013. Keystone is a four story, 118,000 square foot building that’s clad in brick and stone. The community’s unit mix ranges from 1-bedroom apartments to 2-bedroom townhouse style apartments; there are 64 units and 98 beds, plus two stories of underground parking.

Keystone was 100% pre-leased prior to opening and it has continued to outperform rent forecasts.

Dan Seeley

For information on any of our development projects or services


Call 608-255-7100 or email

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