DWC has served as a trusted partner to North America's largest companies, and we continue to grow. We've done business in 35 states and counting, as well as across borders in Mexico and Canada.

Douglas Wilson Companies was founded in 1989 to provide our clients and partners with specialized business, receivership, and real estate services. We assist companies and entities of all kinds, from financial institutions to operating companies, law firms, state and federal courts, corporations, partnerships, pension funds, REITs and more.

40KSquare Feet Managed for commercial and retail
15Bmanaged in receivership asset matters
750MAnnual Sales of Operating Businesses

The DWC Vision

Douglas Wilson Companies provides a wide range of specialized business, workout, and real estate services to financial institutions, law firms, state and federal courts, property owners and similar entities throughout the United States. We offer business workout and problem resolution, asset management and disposition, real estate brokerage and development and residential and commercial construction management. Please select one of our business lines to learn more about our services.

Our Mission

To provide a wide range of specialized business, workout, and real estate services to law firms, state and federal courts, corporations, partnerships, pension funds, REITs, financial institutions, and property owners throughout the United States.

TRUSTING IN PARTNERSHIP

We work in partnership with a variety of clients across North America, including Mexico & Canada

THE DOUGLAS WILSON TEAM

The Proficiency Behind Our Success

Heading the Company’s team is Chairman and CEO Douglas P. Wilson, a nationally recognized authority in receivership, development, and real estate management issues. Together with his seasoned team of business, real estate, and financial services professionals, Douglas Wilson Companies offers a level of specialized services not found elsewhere.

Douglas Wilson
Chairman & CEO

Douglas Wilson brings nearly 35 years of experience in development, receivership, and real estate management to his Companies’ clients.

Nicholas Wilson
Chief Operating Officer

Nicholas Wilson is responsible for overseeing internal operations for Douglas Wilson Companies, as he works closely with the receivership team to provide unique solutions to real-world problems.

Michele Vives
Vice President

In her role as Vice President, Ms. Vives provides real estate development and advisory services for Douglas Wilson Companies and its clients. Her Advisory Services clients look to her for confidential, strategic counsel and the advancement of complex, high value projects.

The Numbers Don’t Lie

Unique to our team is a level of past team experience and collaboration. The following numbers are just a few that are representative of the experience that our team brings to the table for each and every project.

1200Matters in Receivership
15BValuation of Assets Handled
100+Years Combined Experience
19MSquare Feet of Projects

History of Douglas Wilson Companies

Douglas Wilson Companies was founded in 1989 to provide a wide range of specialized business, receivership, and real estate services to law firms, state and federal courts, corporations, partnerships, pension funds, REITs, financial institutions, and property owners throughout the United States. With offices in Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles/Orange County and Washington, DC, the Company is the largest business services entity of its kind, providing workout and problem resolution, crisis/force majeure response, asset management, consulting, business planning, receivership, development, entitlement, and construction management services. To date, receivership services have been provided in over 1,200 matters involving assets valued in excess of $15 billion.

January1989

Symphony Towers Delivered

In overseeing development of the project from conception to final sale, Douglas Wilson coordinated entitlements, projected necessary financing, conducted lease negotiations, coordinated design and supervised site construction.

January1989

DWC Founded

Douglas Wilson Companies was founded in 1989 to provide a wide range of specialized business, receivership, and real estate services to law firms, state and federal courts, corporations, partnerships, pension funds, REITs, financial institutions, and property owners.
TheYears1991 - 1996

Opened Offices in San Francisco & Los Angeles

Douglas Wilson Companies expands operations by opening offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

TheYear1996

Formation of WilsonThorn

Formation of WilsonThorn, Property management and commercial brokerage.

TheYear1996

DWC appointed on first operating company

Formation of WilsonThorn, property management and commercial brokerage.

TheYear1998

Relationship with Lehman Brothers Established

Formation of WilsonThorn, Property management and commercial brokerage.

TheYear1999

The China Basin Project

China Basin repositioned by DWC and sold by DWC brokerage group to Blackstone.

TheYear2001

Parkloft Delivered

DWC developed and sold a $60 million poured-in-place concrete and brick building with 120 one and two-story residential lofts located in downtown San Diego's East Village neighborhood.

TheYear2001+

Increased National Footprint

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TheYear2002

The Ocean Trails Project

Douglas Wilson Companies sold the Ocean Trails project to Trump.

TheYear2006

The Mark Delivered

DWC developed and sold a $155 million, 33-story mixed-use development located one block from the San Diego Padres' Petco Park.

TheYear2008

DWC Opens New Offices

Douglas Wilson Companies openes offices in Orlando, Atlanta, Miami, and Washington D.C.

TheYear2008

NOAA and BOA facilities

DWC was responsible for coordinating continued development and construction activities for a partially constructed 268,762 square foot office and research facility built to be the new home for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

TheYear2008

Tamarack

DWC was tasked to take over all operations of a 7,000 acre four season resort and residential community located in the Payette River Mountains, 90 miles north of Boise, Idaho.

TheYear2009

DWC Celebrates 20 years

DWC celebrates 20 years as a fiduciary and trusted partner.

TheYear2014

Douglas Wilson Companies' 25th Anniversary

Douglas Wilson Companies openes offices in Orlando, Atlanta, Miami, and Washington D.C.

TheYear2014

Wilson Property Management formed

Douglas Wilson Companies openes offices in Orlando, Atlanta, Miami, and Washington D.C.

TheYear2015

Senior Housing Division Formed

With a commitment to Senior Living, DWC assembles a team that collectively has developed over one million square feet of senior living communities, at a value exceeding $400 million.

TheYear2017

Legacy Asset Management Division Formed

With the aging population and the subsequent wealth generated through the past decades, DWC’s Legacy Asset Management division was formed. This division was formed to assist families on the transfer of real estate wealth from the Baby Boomer generation to the next generation.

TheYear2019

DWC Celebrates 30 years

Celebrating over 30 years as a fiduciary and trusted partner, DWC is proud to continue to provide best in class services for our clients.

THE LARGEST BUSINESS SERVICES ENTITY OF ITS KIND,

Providing receivership and problem resolution, crisis/force majeure response, asset management, consulting, business planning, development, entitlement, and construction management services.

DOUGLAS WILSON COMPANIES LOOKS TO

Maximize Value for CreditorsBanksDevelopersCourtsInsurance Companies

    Douglas Wilson Companies was founded in 1989 to provide a wide range of specialized business, workout, and real estate services to law firms, state and federal courts, corporations, partnerships, pension funds, REITs, financial institutions, and property owners throughout the United States.

    ADDRESS

    1620 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 400
    San Diego, California 92101

    PHONE

    (619) 641-1141

    EMAIL

    info@douglaswilson.com