August 2010

The West Des Moines Iowa hotels include a 102-room Fairfield Inn and Suites and a 97-room SpringHill Inn. Both have indoor pools/whirlpools. Douglas P. Wilson was appointed as Receiver to step in as Landlord (TIC) on the two hotel projects in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Project Details: Old Malibu Courthouse

by DWC Team on August 25, 2010

Built in 1933 as the original Malibu Courthouse and jail, the commercial property has over 550 feet of frontage on Pacific Coast Highway

SAN DIEGO, CA (Aug. 24, 2010) – Douglas Wilson, owner of the Douglas Wilson Companies (DWC), has been appointed receiver for the Old Malibu Courthouse, a landmark property located at 21355 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California.

The one-acre parcel comprises three contiguous buildings, including a remodeled, 4,000-square-foot banquet hall with commercial kitchen, a two-story office building with 3,986 square feet of leasable space, and an adjacent restaurant (operating independently and not for sale). The offering also includes a 5,772-square-foot vacant lot, now used for parking.

A nationally known problem resolution firm specializing in distressed real estate and court-appointed receiverships, DWC ( is charged to preserve and protect the property and oversee the disposition of the land.

“This is a landmark location, in the heart of Malibu on Pacific Coast Highway, fewer than 300 feet from the ocean,” said Douglas Wilson, CEO of Douglas Wilson Companies.

Based in San Diego, Calif., Douglas Wilson Companies operates six offices around the United States, including Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, Miami, Orlando and San Francisco. To date, the company has provided problem resolution for more than 600 projects involving assets valued in excess of $12 billion.



Founded in 1989, Douglas Wilson Companies is one of the largest firms of its kind, providing a wide range of specialized business and real estate services to law firms, state and federal courts, corporations, partnerships, pension funds, REITS, financial institutions and property owners nationwide. Services include workout and problem resolution, forensic accounting and litigation support, joint venture investments and development, small business support, brokerage, asset management, crisis/force majeure response, entitlement and construction management.

Douglas Wilson Companies is headquartered at 450 B Street in the financial district of downtown San Diego. For further information, call 619-641-1141 or visit

Laurelwood LLC is a 24-unit, 80% complete condominium complex in Studio City, California. The Douglas Wilson Companies Project Manger is Liz Albano. Douglas P. Wilson was appointed on August 24, 2010 to preserve and protect the property.

The Ananda Institute is a 4,600 square foot, two-story mixed-use building in Santa Rosa, California. The ground floor contains 2,280+ of office space with 8 private offices, reception area and restroom. The second floor contains three 1bed/1bath apartments. The Douglas Wilson Companies Project Manager is Jennifer Cooper. Douglas P. Wilson was appointed on August 23, 2010 to preserve and protect the property.

Douglas Wilson Companies Launches New Small Business Division

August 18, 2010

• With targeted receiverships on the rise, DWC responds to lenders’ need for tighter efficiencies SAN DIEGO (July 28, 2010) – Problem resolution expert Douglas Wilson Companies (DWC) has announced the formation of a Small Business Division with reduced rates designed to handle a growing number of targeted receiverships of less than 100 units, 100,000 […]

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Douglas Wilson Appointed Receiver for 236 Acres in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

August 2, 2010

Douglas Wilson, owner of the Douglas Wilson Companies (DWC), has been appointed receiver for 236 acres of undeveloped land on the site of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base in South Carolina. Zoned for commercial and residential uses, the property comprises 12 parcels located within the Withers Preserve master-planned community in Myrtle Beach. A […]

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