Operational for more than 35 years, The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies is one of the largest commercial real estate and finance groups in the United States. The group specializes in the creation, development and operation of companies that provide real estate services. It also develops and operates real estate-related investment funds. The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies collectively employs more than 1,000 individuals in over 20 states. With nearly $20 billion of assets under management and more than 100 million square feet of commercial real estate under management, the group is also one of the largest shopping center owners in the United States. Its services include property buying, selling, leasing, management, development and construction.