Officials with private equity firm Northland announced the opening of their second headquarters, HQ2, in March. Located at 3200 Grace Kiltz Lane, Austin, in Domain South End, the firm specializes in real estate and has nearly $8 billion in assets under its management, according to a press release.

With its first headquarters located in Massachusetts, the HQ2 in Austin will allow Northland to focus on its portfolio of assets in Texas, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Wisconsin, according to the press release.

In addition to opening a second headquarters, Northland hired Jeff England as the vice president of multifamily. England will lead Northland’s multifamily operations across the western United States, according to the press release.

Northland officials have not responded for comment as of press time.