We're a Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm specializing in the acquisition, development, rehabilitation, and management of multifamily and commercial properties throughout the U.S. Our investment philosophy is selective, hands-on, and driven by over 50 years of combined transactional and operational experience. We employ a fundamental value approach to investing and focus on select product types and geographic regions, with an emphasis on opportunities in major urban markets in the United States, including university housing and complex transactions. We purchase assets on behalf of our capital partners and investors and combined with our management expertise ensure that our investments perform at their highest level and generate attractive adjusted returns.
WHO WE ARE
Our core team has more than 50 years and over $10 billion in transactional experience as principals in managing real estate across several types of properties and markets. Our owner-operator approach to creating value and managing assets aligns our interests with our capital sources and investors, as we strive for high integrity and intellectual rigor in everything we do.
CEO AND PRESIDENT
Mr. Davila leads the strategic vision for Ashland Pacific including capital raise, investments and investor relations. With over 18 years of experience as a senior real estate executive overseeing finance, M&A, dispositions, development and capital markets transactions, Mr. Davila has been directly involved in approximately $17 billion of transactional value, across several asset classes and markets throughout the United States. Prior to Ashland Pacific, Mr. Davila served in several senior positions at OUE Americas; EVOQ Properties, Inc.; and MPG Office Trust (formerly Maguire Properties, NYSE: MPG).
EVP AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Mr. Dodgion leads Ashland Pacific’s property management activities. He is an experienced real estate executive and has held positions in both real estate development and management. He has directly managed large commercial-residential assets and has underwritten and participated in the entitlement of A+ institutional-class assets in Colorado, California, and Arizona. His background includes the management of multiple asset classes including Student Housing, Conventional Multifamily, Single Family, and his management has been recognized by awards from the California Apartment Association and the Institute of Real Estate Management.
EVP AND GENERAL COUNSEL
Mr. Allen oversees all legal aspects of Ashland Pacific’s operations, transactions and growth strategy. He has spent over 15 years of his practice as a real estate lawyer, legal executive and General Counsel for real estate developers and family offices and has closed over $1 billion of commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, secured financings, commercial leases, and construction deals across the country. Mr. Allen graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (Magna Cum Laude) and received his law degree from UCLA. He is a member of the State of California and Los Angeles County Bar Associations.
WHAT WE DO
Deal size range $3-20 million
Office, Multifamily and Industrial focused
Core-Plus, Value-Add or Opportunistic assets
Mixed-Use Redevelopment, Development, or Entitlement
Under-Managed or Under-Capitalized Assets, including complex transactions
Strong Focus on West Coast & South West Markets
Seeking under-performing properties that can benefit from rehabilitation and re-positioning.
Strong management expertise gives us an advantage in handling property re-positioning and a keen eye towards finding intrinsic value in existing properties allows us to make any value-add project an improvement to the surrounding neighborhood.
Experienced in land acquisitions, entitlements, and redevelopment of underutilized properties.
Over 20 years management experience in various markets, with a strong background in office, industrial and multifamily assets, including student housing.
A high-tech property management platform utilizing best-in-class technologies to provide outstanding service to our customers and partners.
Customer-centric strategy to management, with an owner-operator mentality.
Quality and transparent reporting ensures our performance is properly measured.
Ashland Pacific and Integrated Capital Management Form $150M Real Estate Joint Venture, First Acquisition Is $18M Student Housing Portfolio Around USC Campus
Ashland Pacific Adds Chelsea Chadwick from USC as Marketing Intern, Alec Feng from Michigan State University as Finance Intern
Ashland Pacific formed a joint venture with Integrated Capital Management (ICM) focused on acquiring and managing $150 million of student housing properties on the West Coast. Ashland Pacific is the managing member of the newly formed Ashland Pacific Integrated (API).
Founded by real estate finance veterans John Carrick and Robert Lindner, ICM is privileged to invest the commercial real estate allocation of Disney and several other family offices around the country, as well as multiple registered investment advisors (RIAs), high net worth individuals (HNWIs) and foreign capital sources. Principal investments are capitalized through the firm’s various discretionary private equity offerings and are generally styled to help accomplished owners, operators, and developers of commercial properties scale their platforms and assets under management on a national basis by offering strategic co-investment capital.