As the opportunistic investment arm of the Transwestern family of companies, Ventures brings operational expertise to undervalued or undermanaged properties, enterprises and unique investment opportunities.

The company sources and executes real estate investments across property sectors nationwide in which Transwestern holds core competencies.

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Ventures aims to deliver highly attractive returns with manageable risk by leveraging the entire Transwestern organization. This includes 2,000 leasing, operations, development and investment professionals across 33 U.S. cities.

Extensive expertise sourcing, financing, and acquiring target
real estate opportunities.

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Palmdale Logistics Center

Palmdale, CA  |  Delivery 2024

An opportunity to develop a large, multi-phased industrial park in the booming and restrictive Los Angeles market at a low land basis. The project consists of five buildings totaling 3,129,600 SF situated on 158 acres in the Palmdale/Lancaster submarket of the north Los Angeles area. The Palmdale/Lancaster market has a vacancy rate of only 1.3% and benefits from access to an abundant labor pool.

Vaca Valley Business Park

Vacaville, CA  |  Delivery Summer 2024

The development consists of a 390,000-square-foot biomanufacturing campus on 22.4 acres in Vaca Valley Business Park, located at the interchange of I-80 and I-505 in Vacaville, California. The project will be built in two phases: Phase 1 comprises 233,888 square feet with delivery estimated in Summer 2024, and Phase 2 comprises 158,316 square feet. Part of the Bay Area, Vacaville is situated along the main thoroughfare between the state capital and the Bay Area. Its proximity to San Francisco, Sacramento, and the University of California’s Berkeley and Davis campuses provides access to top talent from across the life sciences and advanced manufacturing sectors. Read more


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