Alex Beaton
Project Managing Director
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Mr. Beaton oversees Douglas Wilson Companies in development and construction management, financial underwriting, acquisition, due diligence and entitlement support, permit coordination and fee estimating, leasing and disposition coordination, debt and equity sourcing, project marketing, and project close-out and litigation support. He executes his assignments through superior communication, value-added team work, attention to detail, a passion for real estate development and old fashioned hard work. Mr. Beaton possesses the core values of integrity, leadership and commitment, all of which are focused on clients’ projects with a final goal of resolving challenges and creating profitable, iconic and sustainable projects for clients and their partners.

In his career, Mr. Beaton has participated in the development of over $2.5 billion of multi-family, office, hospitality, restaurant, retail and land development projects of varying project sizes, values and construction types over the past 18 years. Specifically, he has been involved in various capacities in the development of over 5,395 residential units/hotel keys and over 903,205 square feet of office/retail space spread out over 44 projects built upon over 2.7 million square feet of land.

While at Cisterra, Mr. Beaton’s responsibilities as Project Manager included management of the day-to-day operations of the active construction projects, including preparation and processing of development entitlements and permits, coordination of the efforts of contractors, design professionals and other project consultants and management of project budgets and schedules.​

Prior to joining Cisterra, Mr. Beaton served for five years as the Development Manager of CityMark Development, a San Diego-based boutique urban condominium developer, overseeing the firm’s development projects in San Diego and Las Vegas.

Before joining CityMark, Alex served for five years as a Project Manager at Intracorp Companies, a West Coast-based developer of multi-family projects, managing the development and construction of projects in the greater San Diego area.

Project Highlights

Otay Ranch Senior Living

A 111 unit assisted living and memory care facility valued at $31,000,000. The project will be completed in Fall 2018.

Professional Affiliations

Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Building Industry Association (BIA)

Lambda Alpha International (LAI)

Downtown San Diego Partnership (DSDP)

Big Brothers of San Diego County

Community Outreach

Habitat for Humanity

    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.


    1620 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 400
    San Diego, California 92101


    (619) 641-1141


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