Property Owner Search
Learn how to search for any commercial property owner in the nation.
In this page, you’ll find everything you need to know about using Reonomy to search for and find commercial property owners, regardless of who or where that owner is in the U.S., and regardless of the type of commercial property they own.
Our full property owner search breakdown will show you how to search for one owner, or many owners at-scale.
You’ll learn how to search for an owner by name, then see how to target your property owner search to discover owners by:
On top of that, you’ll also learn how to search for owners based on certain actions they’ve taken, to identify the actions they’re likely to take in the future, including:
No matter what the case may be, Reonomy has the necessary filters in place for a commercial owner to be found or discovered with ease.
Then, within the details of any property, you can also find property owner contact information.
Property Owner Search by Name
First and foremost, if you know the name of an owner or LLC, you can search directly for that name.
The Reonomy Platform offers the ability to search for the name of the recorded owner or for the actual name of the true property owner.
Within the platform, under the tab titled Ownership, you’ll find search filters for Owner name and Owner of Record.
Use the Owner name filter to search for true property owner names:
This filter includes the ability to search for partial names—in case you only know the first or last name of an owner.
Use the Owner of record filter to search for owners by LLC or company name:
After adding the name of a person or LLC owner, you can continue adding filters targeted at the assets owned by those groups.
So, if you’re searching for a very common name—say, “John Smith,” for example—you can assure that you’re identifying the correct “John Smith.”
Additional filters include those for location, asset type, building size, lot size, sales history, mortgage history, and much more.
Searching with these filters without searching for an owner name can also help you discover targeted new prospects with your property owner search.
See how to do that below.
Property Owner Search by Address
When prospecting a particular commercial property to purchase or offer services to, making direct contact with the owner can expedite the process of reaching your objective.
The thing is, you may not always know who the owner is, and if you do, it’s not always likely that you have their contact information.
You can search any commercial property address in the U.S. and uncover the property owner almost instantly.
Alls you have to do is enter the desired address in the top-aligned search bar within the platform.
The address should appear in the dropdown, which you can click to see full property, owner, and transaction details for the asset at-hand:
Reonomy allows you to go beyond the reported owning entity and find the person behind the LLC.
When searching for property owners by address, you can uncover the following information:
- Property Owner Name
- Property Owner Mailing Address
- Property Owner Phone Number
- Property Owner Email
This helps you make contact with owners quickly and with ease.
Now, you can spend time understanding the owner you are contacting, explore their entire portfolio, and see how many and what types of properties they own.
Dig deeper into the building level details of each property. Understand each property in true detail, then tailor your pitch to that owner based on what you’ve learned.
Property Owner Search by State
You can also find property owners without an address, by searching based on more broad geographic delegations.
Filter your search to find commercial property owners across any state, city, county, zip code, or street in the United States.
For example, tailor your commercial property owner search to the state you work in.
California Property Owners
Search over 3 million commercial properties in California to find property owners.
Refine your California property owner search by asset type, recency of purchase and/or property owner debt.
Find Californian multi-family property owners by searching 600,000+ multifamily properties.
Search 66,000 offices for owners and find retail building owners from 141,000 Californian retail stores.
Texas Property Owners
Search 4.5 million commercial properties in Texas to find property owners.
Find Texan multi-family property owners by searching over 160,000 multifamily properties.
Find land owners in Texas by searching more than 2.6 million land parcels overall, and roughly 1.5 million agricultural land parcels.
Florida Property Owners
Search more than 2.8 million commercial properties in Florida to find owners.
Narrow down your search by asset type, sales date, recent mortgage or lender, and so on.
Search 80,000+ offices, 81,000 retail buildings, and 66,000 industrial properties to find targeted Florida property owners.
Property Owner Search by City or MSA
If you focus on a particular city, you can tailor your property owner search for that city specifically.
Find target property owners in your area by searching by city or MSA.
Los Angeles Commercial Property Owners
Find commercial property owners in Los Angeles by searching 210,000 properties city-wide, or over 1 million properties across the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim MSA.
Search over 300,000 multifamily properties, 70,000 industrial properties, 26,000 offices, and nearly 500,000 land parcels to find owners in LA.
Houston Commercial Property Owners
To find commercial property owners in Houston, search 160,000 commercial properties across the city, or nearly 800,000 properties throughout the entire Houston MSA.
Uncover ownership on 25,000 multifamily properties, 26,000 retail buildings, 10,000 offices, and 19,000 industrial buildings in the Houston MSA.
Chicago Commercial Property Owners
Find commercial property owners in the city of Chicago by searching nearly 300,000 commercial properties in the city, or 1 million across the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin MSA.
Amongst those properties, search owners across 200,000 multifamily properties, 44,000 industrial buildings, and 35,000 retail properties.
Property Owner Search by Asset Type
If your focus is on a particular commercial property type, tailor your property owner search to that asset type and its sub-classes.
You can search for owners of general commercial assets, offices, retail buildings, multifamily properties, industrial properties, vacant land, and more—including sub-classes of each.
Layer asset class filters on top of location filters, or utilize property type filters on their own.
Commercial Building Owners
Nationwide, search more than 800,000 office buildings, 1 million industrial buildings, 86,000 hotels/motels/resorts, 1.3 million retail properties, and 270,000 mixed-use properties to find building owners of any size.
Multifamily Property Owners
Sift through more than 4.3 million multifamily properties nationwide to find targeted owners.
Apartment Building Owners
Find apartment building owners across the US, refine your search by the number of apartment building units, building size, and geographic location.
Search 700,000+ apartment buildings to find apartment building owners.
Combine your search with other multifamily asset types, or simply search generally for multifamily properties by unit count.
Find Land Owners
Find land owners nationwide, search 25,869,758 vacant land parcels to find ownership information.
Refine your search by filtering owners by land type.
Search for residential vacant land owners, commercial vacant land owners or agricultural land owners. Target your searches by filtering for lot size, last sales date of land and current debt on land.
Property Owner Search by Sales and Debt Characteristics
In the absence of a particular property owner or address, you can perform targeted property owner searches to find owners with characteristics highly relevant to your needs.
For example, by applying certain sales or debt history filters, you can find:
- Recent buyers and sellers.
- Motivated (off-market) sellers.
- Owners looking to refinance their mortgage.
- Owners likely in need of building services or contracting work.
Owners Who Have Recently Purchased a Property
Search for property owners or generate ownership lists for owners that have recently purchased a property.
Targeting recent property purchasers is valuable for:
- Building service providers looking for owners that want to make improvements to recent purchases.
- Brokers searching for buyers of other properties. A recent purchase may be the first of several for an investor looking to develop a portfolio.
Refine searches by adding filters on the type of purchase, the recency of purchase and the value of the purchase.
Owners Who Have Recently Sold a Property
Similarly, you can search for property owners or generate a list of those who have recently sold a property, using the same search filters you’d use to find buyers.
This is valuable for:
- Acquisitions brokers—it is a potential indicator of property owners that have cash on hand for further property acquisitions.
- Service providers—this indicator combined with a portfolio ownership search could signal a likeliness of cash on hand for improvements to other properties.
Refine searches by adding filters for the type, recency, and value of a sale.
For any recently sold property, you can easily get the owner’s contact information (as mentioned above) to reach out promptly.
Property Owners in Need of Lending
Search for property owners individually or in bulk that have certain levels of current and past debt.
Look at a property owner’s loan origination and maturity dates (on one property or across their entire portfolio) to see if they’re likely to refinance in the near future.
See the amount of each mortgage, as well as the lender on the loan, to decipher your standing amongst competitors.
Loan characteristics are valuable for:
- Mortgage brokers looking for refinancing opportunities. Knowing the interest rate of debt presents debt brokers the opportunity to refinance at a better rate.
- Loan originators looking across an owner’s entire debt profile for future lending opportunities.
Property Owners in Distress
Search for property owners currently in pre-foreclosure, or that show signs of likely distress.
Pre-foreclosure and auction date information is helpful for:
- Sales brokers searching for potential listings. Debt can signal property distress, with distress there is an increase in the likeliness of needing to sell.
- Investors looking for off-market opportunities. Since debt can signal potential property distress, investors could find investment opportunities at a below-market sale price because of the need to sell.
Property Owner Lookup
When searching for a known owner, perform a property owner lookup.
A property owner lookup supplies the contact information of the owner and their property portfolio.
Lookup any property owner nationwide by searching the ownership info you already have. Search via the reported owning entity, owner name, or owner mailing address.
If searching by the owning entity, save time finding the person(s) associated with it. Go beyond the LLC and uncover owner names, phone numbers and emails.
Through an owner lookup, you can understand owners in true detail.
Explore each property they own and the characteristics of each. View the sales and debt records across their entire portfolio.
Understanding an owner’s entire portfolio equips you to tailor your approach and effectively connect with them.
Property Ownership Analysis
Dive deeper into your property owner search, explore detailed ownership records of any asset.
Property owner records show the previous owner(s) of the property, the dates of ownership changes and the transaction amounts over time.
Uncover Unusual Ownership Patterns
Understanding property ownership history can help uncover anomalies of ownership.
An ownership search will show if a property has transacted several times in a short period.
It will also show how many times a property has changed ownership throughout its history. This could signal red flags for you, or at least prompt further due diligence.
Understanding the Intent of the Current Owner
Ownership records help when trying to understand the current owner’s motivations and intent.
An owner search will show how long the current owner has held the property for and what they paid for the property. Both of these will help when making an inference on what the owner intends to with the property.
The longer someone has held a property, the more likely they are to sell that property. The price the owner paid for the property can suggest what they expect to receive for the property now.
The intent of an owner looking to sell can be further analyzed. If an owner has owned the property for a short period and is looking to sell, they may value the speed of sale.
Understanding the intent of the owner is valuable when making contact. It allows you to tailor your approach. It lets you also find a scenario whereby meeting their needs can also benefit your own.
Property Owner Lead Lists
Something that’s extremely difficult to do with property owner public records is build a targeted list of prospects.
Property owner lists are top of funnel lead lists. They contain target property owners and their contact information so that you can easily organize and reach out to targeted prospects.
Effective property owner lists are highly targeted and relevant to your business.
Create an effective lead list of property owners with these three steps:
- Run a tailored search for property owners, filtered by the characteristics of the properties they own.
- Save the results of the search and bulk label appropriately.
- Export the results into a CSV file.
High quality, relevant, property owner lead lists serve as a valuable part of any sales and marketing plan. When your target audience is property owners, they serve as a systematic tool for making contact.
Property Owner Lists for Building Service Providers
Building service providers use ownership lists to promote and sell services to relevant prospects.
A strong owner lead list is tailored to the focus of that service provider.
- An owner lead list for solar energy installers could focus on owners that own properties that are in areas where it is difficult to get grid power to.
- A property owner lead list for commercial roofers could target prospects that own properties that haven’t been renovated in a number of years, or own a building of a certain size.
- An ownership list for window cleaning companies could target owners that own buildings of a certain number of stories.
Property Owner Lists for Sales Brokers
Sales brokers generate ownership lists to systematically prospect new listings opportunities. Property owner leads lists for brokers are first and foremost specific to their niche or specialty.
Lists are tailored for geography and asset class focus. Sales brokers refine targeting by filtering for indicators that signal a property owner’s likeliness to sell.
One common indicator is how long the owner has held the property for.
The average holding period of a commercial asset is approximately 10 years. Ownership periods beyond this can indicate an increase in the possibility that owner is prepared to sell.
Filtering by debt indicators is another popular refinement. Properties with some distress can signal an increasing willingness to sell.
Property Owner Lists for Mortgage Brokers/Lenders
Debt brokers use ownership lists to systematically prospect refinance opportunities. Debt brokers generate ownership lists that are first and foremost specific to their specialty, tailored for geography and asset class.
A lead list for debt brokers consists of property owners that have an existing mortgage with interest rate that the broker can refinance or an upcoming maturity date.
Mortgage brokers can generate such lists through the following debt filters:
- Filter by the lender, target a specific lender to know their offered rates.
- Filter by debt origination date to know what rates were offered by the lender during that period.
- Filter by maturity date to determine at which exact interest rate the owner locked into.
Unlock Off-Market Opportunities
Searching for property owners allows investors and other commercial professionals to go beyond waiting for properties to list.
Finding an investment off-market is like buying a commercial property for sale by owner, without ever having to wait for it to be listed.
By directly contacting the property owner, you have contact with the decision maker directly to generate outcomes.
There are many benefits of off-market opportunities for sellers:
- Saving money because there’s no commission to a broker.
- Receiving money faster. Instead of waiting for a broker to put together an Offer Memorandum, the seller can simply share the financials and current rent roll. The seller also saves time having to do property yours, qualifying buyers etc.
- It’s less hassle for the seller. Not having to deal with multiple persons/parties and no disturbing the tenants.
For buyers, the benefits are equally valid:
- Save money. You’re not involved in an auction-type process where the broker is doing their job of finding the highest paying buyer who will close. Instead, you are working directly with the owner and getting a fair price that isn’t artificially bid up by other buyers.
- More creative financing opportunities. By working directly with the owner you learn their pain points and what they want out of the deal. This gives more flexibility to match both parties end goals.
- Close faster.