Driven to Innovate and Serve

From real estate to hospitality management, our brands share an emphasis on relationships, a commitment to employee and community wellbeing, a dedication to serving clients and a focus on innovation.

Pharr: A Family of Companies

Across our companies, we build and nurture an empowering, family-centered work culture where employees are encouraged to bring bold, inventive thinking to our products and processes. And we are always here for our clients: quick to deliver what we promised, quick to support them and quick to anticipate their needs, our companies work to earn the respect and trust of everyone we work with. A thriving culture of innovation and strong relationships are the foundation of our companies’ success.


A Family of Companies

Bold, energetic and innovative, we are a family of companies driven by innovation and committed to the values that make it possible. Our visionary thinking stems from a deep-rooted family culture, one that values relationships and empowers people. Our ability to anticipate the market’s future needs, embrace bold ideas and respond nimbly has contributed to our growth, while our extraordinary dedication to serving clients has helped innovation flourish across our diverse businesses.

real estate development

Belmont Land and Investment develops commercial and residential communities. Created soon after the founding of Pharr in 1939, Belmont Land has been important to the growth and revitalization of Gaston County and the McAdenville community. The portfolio currently includes commercial and residential rental properties, and a variety of hotel properties.

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hospitality management

Founded in 1969, Strand Hospitality Services focuses on developing, investing, operating and managing high-quality hotel properties throughout the eastern US. Strand specializes in the two-star hotel category under leading hotel brand families, including Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and others.