Tippin Corporation is a Canadian development company founded in 1996, to acquire architectural landmarks. The company is wholly owned by the Tippin Group, and has invested in six countries on three continents. Tippin co-investors include private equity funds, endowments, foundations and family trusts.

Philosophy

We believe that 'architecture is the paradigm of useful art', and addresses our instinctive desire for sensory stimulation, prestige, identity and a nostalgic connection with the past.

Strategy

We target capital cities experiencing favorable socio-economic and geopolitical change. Since 2006, we have focused on Central & Eastern Europe and Eurasia. The portfolio comprises projects in Berlin, Budapest, Belgrade and Tbilisi.

PERFORMANCE

Since inception, the company has returned its investment 2.5x, with no losses.

founderS

Michael Tippin, President & CEO, founded the Toronto based company in 1996, and has invested over $1 billion in real estate during his 25 year career. Michael's co-investors include private equity funds, endowments, foundations and family trusts. Michael was formerly the Managing Director of Intracorp Developments Canada, Investment Manager at Prudential of England and Greiner-Pacaud Management Canada. Michael is a citizen of Canada.

Anne Tippin, Managing Director, oversees all aspects of the company’s development and operations, and has successfully managed over $150 million of projects during her 19 years with the company. Anne was formerly with Onex Corporation in Toronto, Nesbitt Burns securitized finance, and Canada 3000 Airlines. Anne is a citizen of Canada.

management

The company was founded in Toronto and operates from Budapest.