Douglas Wilson Companies (DWC) is pleased to announce that its brokerage division was honored on January 29 at the SDDT’s “The Real Deal” award ceremony for their 2013 Luckey Ranch note sale. The sale was also featured in SDDT’s Commercial Real Estate Report:

Douglas Wilson Companies completed the sale of a non-performing note with a $21.6 million balance to MFC Imperial I, LLC. The seller was an undisclosed major international financial institution. The note was secured by the 170-acre Luckey Ranch in Brawley, which includes a mixture of 273 residential single-family lots, 332 duplex lots, single-family and duplex model homes, and approximately 31.5 acres reserved for multifamily development.

Read the full sale description — including obstacles and challenges to completing the transaction — on SDDT’s website.

 

 

Douglas Wilson Companies in the Sacramento Bee

by DWC Team on January 10, 2014

Douglas Wilson Companies’ role as court-appointed Receiver and broker for sale of the historic Rainbow Lodge was featured in The Sacramento Bee. The recent article also highlights the firm’s 2012 receivership sale of the Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort — America’s largest cross country ski resort, with its 3,000-plus acres of trail systems and the Summit Station day lodge:

Rainbow Lodge

Generations of Sacramento-area residents have stayed at the historic Rainbow Lodge near Donner Summit for cross-country skiing, fishing and other outdoor pursuits. But the storybook lodge, made from native granite and heavy timber, fell on hard times in recent years after its prior owners defaulted on their loan and a court-appointed receiver took over.

In late December, the venerable inn was purchased out of receivership by a family from Rocklin, which plans to reopen it in February and restore some of its century-old grandeur.

Read the full article on The Sacramento Bee’s website.

New Home. New Look. New Era.

by DWC Team on October 23, 2013

On the evening of October 17th, DWC welcomed over 250 clients and friends to its new downtown San Diego headquarters for its 25th Anniversary Celebration. The event — New Home. New Look. New Era. — both celebrated 25 years of success and showcased DWC’s new office in 1620 Fifth Avenue, a building it owns and manages.

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Douglas Wilson Companies’ New HQ

by DWC Team on October 16, 2013

Douglas Wilson Companies (DWC) has moved its headquarters to 1620 Fifth Avenue, Suite 400, in downtown San Diego, CA 92101.

DWC’s newly renovated, 10,000-square-foot creative office space features elevated ceilings and an open floor plan designed to encourage collaboration among team members. The open-plan office also provides flexible event space for DWC-hosted networking functions and features a variety of unique amenities – foosball, shuffleboard, etc. – to promote team building, enhance employee satisfaction and, ultimately, increase productivity. In addition, DWC will have high-visibility building top signage on the building which fronts Interstate 5.

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DWC Completes Receivership Sale of Downtown Seattle Parking Lot for 16.75M

October 2, 2013

Douglas Wilson Companies (DWC) has recently completed the receivership sale of a parking lot, located at Fifth Avenue and Stewart Street in downtown Seattle, for 16.75 million. The property was purchased by San Francisco-based Stanford Hotels Corp. DWC engaged Craig Hill and Janet Backus, brokers with NAI Puget Sound Properties, to market the property for sale. The [...]

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Douglas Wilson Companies Sells Gas and Convenience Store in Sonora, CA

September 25, 2013

Douglas Wilson Companies’ (DWC) Brokerage Division has recently sold a gas station, convenience store and café located in Sonora, CA out of receivership. Douglas P. Wilson, Chairman and CEO of DWC, was named as the court-appointed Receiver in May of 2012. Immediately upon taking control of the property, DWC secured the non-operational facility and maintained [...]

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Summer 2013 Newsletter

August 19, 2013

Douglas Wilson Companies’ Summer 2013 Newsletter

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Douglas Wilson Featured in The Daily Transcript

May 28, 2013

Douglas Wilson’s perspective on “placemaking” in San Diego was featured in The Daily Transcript. The recent article, titled, “Experts: A facility can change a place,” focused on remarks made during a  panel discussion at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Spring Meeting: San Diego wouldn’t be what it is today without the University of California, San Diego. That [...]

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Upcoming Events: Spring 2013

April 16, 2013

Please join members of the DWC team this spring at the following events: SAMA Conference — April 17-19 Please join Douglas Wilson, Scott Thorn, and Nicholas Wilson from DWC at the Special Assets Management Association’s (SAMA) 4th Annual Conference at Four Seasons, The Biltmore in Santa Barbara, CA on April 17-19. CRF Lunch Event — April 23 Please join Nicholas [...]

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Douglas Wilson Companies: A Diversified Real Estate Platform

April 10, 2013
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