Persis Corporation owned and operated Hawaii s largest daily newspaper, The Honolulu Advertiser, for more than a century before deciding to focus solely on commercial real estate and private equity investments. The company has since acquired more than 2 million square feet of distribution, office and retail facility space throughout the United States. It has successfully provided real estate solutions to clients such as Anheuser-Busch, Ford Motor Company, Newell Rubbermaid, United Parcel Service and Wal-Mart. It also provides services such as property exchange overview and real estate advice and asset management. Persis Corporation was established in 1856 and has headquarters in Honolulu.