Lincoln Property Company is one of the largest diversified real estate firms in the US, with development and investment properties in more than 200 cities. The company began by building garden apartments in the Southwest, then expanded into commercial and retail projects. It owns, leases, and manages approximately 300 residential communities consisting of more than 140,000 units throughout the US. Its commercial division provides third-party management and leasing services for office, industrial, retail, and mixed-use properties. Also one of the largest developers and managers of military housing, Lincoln Property operates this part of its business through arrangements with the US Army, Navy, and Marines.