A market-leading real estate investment, development and management firm.
Who We Are
Founded in 2010, The Champion Companies is a real estate investment, development and management firm. Champion owns and manages 5,000 Class A apartments in Central Ohio.
To deliver the best investment, career and living experience ever– yes, ever!
Creating communities and making people feel at home through extraordinary customer service and efficient operations.
Delivering attractive, risk-adjusted returns through the buying, selling, and refinancing of well-located, high-quality apartment communities.
Real Estate Advisory
Champion Asset Advisors is a commercial real estate brokerage. CAA represents all Champion led investments during acquisitions and dispositions.
Construction & Development
Adding value for our residents, investors, and the surrounding community through our best-in-class renovation program & experienced development management team.
- 03 Mar 2021 News
Local Real Estate Entrepreneur Joins Champion as Vice President of Investments
- 04 Feb 2021 News
The Champion Companies Ranks Nationally for Online Reputation
- 04 Jan 2021 Press
Columbus CEO – New Boys & Girls Club facility taking shape thanks to local business partners
- 17 Dec 2020 Press
Columbus Business First – Developer Buys Its Westerville HQ
- 19 Nov 2020 Press
Columbus Business First – How a charity basketball game between two Columbus developers spawned a new Boys and Girls Club
- 18 Nov 2020 Press
Columbus Navigator – The State-Of-The-Art Boys & Girls Club In Milo-Grogan Is Going To Be Incredible
- 18 Nov 2020 Press
Columbus Dispatch – Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio to break ground on new facility
- 13 Nov 2020 Press
Columbus Business First – Best Places to Work: These are the best of the best
- 06 Oct 2020 Press
Columbus Navigator – Milo-Grogan Is Getting A State-Of-The-Art Boys & Girls Club
- 05 Oct 2020 Press
ABC6 – Demolition begins in preparation for new Boys & Girls Club in Milo-Grogan neighborhood
Michelle Yeager-Thornton Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
As the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for The Champion Companies, Michelle Yeager-Thornton leads Champion’s operational efforts and oversees the day-to-day actions of the company’s portfolio of communities, which includes nearly 5,000 apartment homes with assets totaling more than $750 million.
What can Champion do for you?
The Champion team has decades of experience in the real estate industry and is constantly seeking opportunities to help and partner with multi-family owners and investors.