About Us Corporate Information
Terra is a privately owned property development and management company based in Highland, Illinois. Originally formed to manage a small portfolio back in 1976, we have grown to become one of the leading management firms in Southern Illinois. Terra has developed a wide variety of properties throughout metro-east St. Louis area. These properties include apartments, warehouses, commercial offices, distribution facilities, residential condominiums, self-storage facilities, retail space, and restaurants. Terra’s staff has proven their capability in a variety of post-development services including property management, asset management, and maintenance. At Terra, our goal is to be your choice for a full-service real estate firm.
Terra manages a variety of residential properties, including apartments, single-family homes, and home owners’ associations. Terra’s apartment portfolio extends throughout Southern Illinois, and includes both conventional and federally subsidized properties. Apartment subsidies are received through Rural Development and Housing & Urban Development (HUD). Terra also has more than fifteen years of experience managing properties in the Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC). Terra’s experience is widely recognized by State and Federal Agencies, including the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) and the IRS.
Terra employs full-time, experienced maintenance personnel to meet the needs of tenants and owners of both residential and commercial properties. Terra’s maintenance associates can handle most aspects of building maintenance, including plumbing, electrical, and appliance repairs. Terra’s staff will even oversee major projects, such as roof and siding repairs, so you do not have to. Terra’s skilled craftsmen will meet all of your property maintenance requirements.
Our Commercial Division has a complete portfolio of office, warehouse, and retail space to meet the needs of business and industry throughout the St. Louis Metro East. In addition, our development team can assist you in a build-to-suit project to lease or to purchase. At Terra Properties, we will exceed all of your expectations of what a full service real estate company should be.