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At home with innovation

Prometheus is a leading multifamily company on the West Coast. Our mission has always been to revolutionize the apartment industry—and that's what we are here to do.

About Prometheus

Home since 1965

Our founder, Sanford Diller, shifted careers in 1965 to invest in the future of Silicon Valley, his lifelong home. He applied a curator’s eye to his business—from craft, to site selection, to management and design.

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A personal look at Prometheus

Living large

Prometheus is the largest privately owned multifamily developer in the San Francisco Bay Area. We take that responsibility seriously.

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56Properties

500Prometheans

2600Apartments in Pipeline

13000Apartments in Portfolio

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Founded on intention

Being neighborly

Together, we’re building better Neighborhoods

We believe in giving back. The Bay Area is our backyard. The Promethean Outreach and Community Help program (Our Front POrCH) empowers Prometheans to give back while on the clock. Nearly half of our Prometheans volunteer every year. Sending a little good a long way. Among other grants and gifts, Prometheus donates approximately 30% of our cash flow to a public nonprofit charitable organization established by our founder, supporting education, science and the arts.

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In the news

It's official

We've received more than 70 architectural and design awards, as well as the NAHB Property Management Company of the Year (2011, 2013, 2015), MHN Property Management Company of the year (2010, 2012, 2013) and San Francisco Business Times/Silicon Valley Business Journal Best Places to Work 2014-2018.

Property Management Company of the Year 2015, 2013, 2011

NAHB Pillars of the Industry

Best Workplaces in the Bay Area 2017, 2018

Fortune Magazine

Best Places to Work 2014 - 2018

San Francisco Business Times/Silicon Valley Business Journal

Prometheus Purchases Kingfish Building in Downtown San Mateo

Adding to our portfolio, we have purchased the Kingfish building...

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Prometheus Recognized as a 2018 Bay Area "Best Place to Work" for Sixth Consecutive Year

Prometheus Real Estate Group, the largest private owner of multifamily properties in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced that for the sixth year in a row, it was named one of the Bay Area’s best places to work. Prometheus landed spot 22 in the “large companies” category on the San Fr...
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Prometheus Ranked Nationally in 2018 NMHC’s 50 Developer List

Prometheus Real Estate Group, the largest private owner of multifamily properties in the San Francisco Bay Area, announced today that it earned national recognition today by making the 2018 National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) 50 Developer List.

The NMHC Top ...
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Meet the Prometheus team

We’ve assembled a hand-picked team of passionate Prometheans, at your service.

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