Welcome to Criterion 3

Lifting Properties, Elevating Standards.


Our Story

Since its inception in 2009, the Development Company Criterion 3 and Property Management arm Criterion 3 Lifestyle have earned reputations as a leading Property Development Company in the United States. We pride ourselves on developing communities based on the unique needs of each market we serve with high end features utilizing the latest technology and a sustainable footprint. Working with a strong team of industry professionals with a background of over 100 years experience in finance, development, construction, and management, we have a proven track record in unlocking value in sites and translating visions into reality.

Whether you’re looking to invest in new build and refurbishment schemes, collaborate on bespoke projects, or are an existing landowner with a joint venture idea, Criterion 3 has the collective skills and experience to translate your ideas.

Family Viewing House
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Our Services

How We Can Help You


Development and Financing

Efficient. Reliable. Experienced.

Do you have a construction or development idea that you’d love to bring to life? Since 2009, Criterion 3 has been doing exactly that.  If you’re looking for a one stop shop including developing plans, getting approvals, construction financing, and building with the best construction team we are the people to contact.

Lease Up and Daily Management

It’s All in the Details and Hands on Approach

Our properties are our number one priority, and we’ll go the extra mile to make sure they get the best from our staff. Have a specific project that requires a new approach? Our services are designed to tackle even the most complex projects. We can take any project including mutli family and student housing from concept to lease up for years to come.  Criterion 3 Lifestyle's Brand "The Pointe" is known for quality, caring, and consistency in the markets we serve.


Our Properties

As a professional Property Development and Management Company we help make dreams reality. Since 2009, we’ve taken on a variety of small and large-scale projects. No matter what the scope, we always stay engaged in all aspects of the process from conception to implementation. Take a look at some of our recent projects and get in touch for more information.


The Pointe at MSU

August 2010 and August 2012

1392 Bed student housing project built as 2 properties opening in 2010 and 2012 at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi


The Pointe at 5 Oaks

January 2018 and 2020

312 unit multi family project with the first 164 units completed and 148 units under construction in Lebanon, Tennessee


The Pointe at WYO

August 2013

335 Bed student housing project at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming


The Pointe at U of I

August 2007

432 Bed student housing project at the University of Illinois in Urbana, Illinois


Contact Us

Home Office
Criterion 3 and Criterion 3 Lifestyle
650 N. Dearborn St. Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60654


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