• Founded on October 10, 1985, São Carlos began operations at the end of 1989, as subsidiary of the retailer Lojas Americanas S.A. Initially, the Company developed and managed shopping malls in order to support the expansion of Lojas Americanas in the interior of the contry.

  • The Company and its real estate assets were spun off and the new São Carlos began operating as a publicly-traded company with shares listed on the Bovespa - São Paulo Stock Exchange, with no corporate links to Lojas Americanas, wich nevertheless continued to be one of its primary tenants.

  • On December 13, São Carlos was listed in the Novo Mercado trading segment of the BM&FBovespa, which comprises those companies with the highest standards of corporate governance, and held a public share offering, raising around R$350 million to invest in the expansion of its activities.

  • After several acquisitions, São Carlos’ portfolio has 48 properties and reaches R$1.8 billion. Of this amount, R$1.2 billion corresponds to office buildings.

  • São Carlos performed its first Investments in retail convenience centers, constituting Best Center, a subsidiary dedicated to the sector.

  • The Company made its biggest-ever property purchase, acquiring Tower A of the EZ Towers project for R$564 million, pushing up purchase and sale transaction volume to a new record. São Carlos was placed 1st among those companies that have grown most rapidly in Brazil by Exame Magazine´s "Biggest and Best" Ranking.

  • São Carlos is ranked 1st among the companies that most grow in Brazil, by the Exame magazine "Best and Biggest".

  • In a year of intense portfolio recycling activity, São Carlos sells three consolidated properties for R$418 million: Centro Empresarial do Aço, the Mykonos building and 37% of the Morumbi Park building. São Carlos’ portfolio closes the year at R$4.1 billion, 88% of which corresponding to the Office segment.

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