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Affinius Capital

New Name, Same Mission.

You may not yet recognize our new name, but you certainly know us. We are thesame committed partners, advisors, investors and stewards we have always been.Today, as we turn toward the future, we pay homage to the USAA Real Estate nameand embrace a new one. As Affinius Capital, we will continue to do what we’vebeen privileged to do for the past 40 years: create value for our investor clients.





For decades, there has been one name in commercial HVAC synonymous with quality, expertise, and the highest levels of customer service: Air Control Systems. From design and engineering to installation and service, we are Southern California’s leading commercial HVAC provider.

Founded in 1991, ACS’s humble beginnings began with four employees doing commercial projects and providing HVAC services. Today, ACS employs nearly 200 people, offering specialized expertise in a full range of commercial HVAC services.

At Air Control Systems, our scope of work includes everything from design/build, new construction to tenant improvement, building remodel, controls, mechanical piping, preventative maintenance, service, and repair. To help cope with rising energy costs and concerns, we apply our broad knowledge of leading commercial HVAC equipment & controls to building management systems, for both new buildings as well as building retrofit projects. And regardless of what service you need or how frequently, you can rest assured that it will be provided with the honesty and integrity that only ACS can deliver.

Our professionals have decades of experience, and they’re tireless in their pursuit of always finding new ways to work smarter and offer our customers more—it’s all part of our commitment to customer satisfaction. Ask anyone on our team what ACS really stands for and you’ll probably hear “Always Customer Service.” And that’s no accident. It’s the result of more than a quarter-century of keeping promises, both to our customers and one another.

Contact: Chad Williams,


American Realty Advisors (“ARA”), headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, is a private equity real estate investment manager working on behalf of institutional capital and has over $10 billion in assets under management. Through a series of offerings of core, core-plus, and value-add strategies which include equity, debt, preferred equity, mezzanine and hybrid debt, ARA invests in a wide range of opportunities in high-quality office, retail, industrial, multi-family, and other property types throughout the United States.



Avison Young creates economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people.

At Avison Young, we believe in creating positive impact wherever we go.

There is a vital role for commercial real estate to create healthy, productive workplaces for employees, cities that are centers of prosperity for its citizens, and built spaces and places that create a net benefit to the economy, the environment and the community.

Our nimble, agile team has global insight, local market expertise and access to some of the smartest technology in the commercial real estate industry – all at the ready to work on creating your competitive advantage. As a private company, you will collaborate with an empowered partner who is invested in your success as much as you are.



Baker Tilly is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized real estate professionals understand what it takes to maintain a high quality asset portfolio, minimize construction costs, address risk and regulatory issues, reduce operating expenses, and source debt and equity for new projects. We help real estate developers, owners, investors and property managers across all segments of the industry — commercial, residential, hospitality, medical, retail, industrial and mixed use — proactively manage debt and leverage assets. Through every project lifecycle, you can expect a refreshingly comprehensive approach to protecting and expanding your business.


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Bellwether Enterprise (BWE) is one of the fastest-growing commercial & multifamily mortgage banking companies in the country. BWE provides financing and capital for product types including industrial, office, retail, multifamily, MHC, self-storage and land. Successful capitalizations include permanent loans, bridge loans, construction loans, mezzanine loans & preferred equity, and joint venture equity. BWE closed $7.4+ billion in debt and equity transactions across the country in 2020 and is on track to end 2021 with nearly $12 billion in production. BWE offers a wide variety of loan products from Life Insurance Companies and Pension Funds, Freddie Mac Optigo™ lender, Fannie Mae DUS Lender, FHA, USDA, and CMBS to name a few.

With a mission partner in Enterprise, a non-profit corporation that advocates for, creates, and develops affordable housing, and a capital partner in Fifth Third Bank who owns a minority, non-controlling interest in BWE, we have a powerhouse team that supports the affordable housing mission, while providing a strong balance sheet and expands our wide variety of CRE lending products. Local expertise, a wide variety of lenders, competitive products and unmatched customer service, BWE is one source for all your commercial mortgage banking needs. Bellwether Enterprise has many facets that reflect the ever-changing times. But one thing is constant: We believe ACTION speaks louder than words. From market-rate to affordable finance, we are Capital on a Mission.



Founded in 2000 in Seattle, BNBuilders is a 100% employee-owned general contractor specializing in complex projects for clients in the life sciences, education, healthcare, public, and technology sectors. They are known for their innovative solutions to highly technical issues, comprehensive preconstruction services, passion for sustainable construction practices, and commitment to the communities in which they do business. With four offices, 1,000+ employees, and a strong presence in the California, Colorado, and Washington construction markets, BNBuilders is a leader and preferred contractor for some of the most recognizable and respected companies in the world.

Contact: Jim Charpentier,

Business Finance Capital

Business Finance Capital (BFC, established in 1990, is an SBA-certified development company specializing in packaging, placing, and funding owner-occupied commercial real estate loans.  BFC is a liaison between commercial banks, commercial real estate developers, commercial real estate brokers, and business owners.  BFC provides value-added services to all sectors of the commercial real estate industry, and provides exceptional commercial real estate financing packages for business owners.  An SBA 504 fixed-rate commercial real estate loan typically requires only a 10% equity injection.

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CIP Real Estate

CIP Real Estate is a full service real estate investment and management company focused on the acquisition, development, repositioning and management of office, business and industrial parks. Founded in 1995, CIP Real Estate has completed more than $1 billion in real estate transactions, and owns and manages more than four million square feet of quality real estate throughout California, Nevada and North Carolina.


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Coastal Pacific Construction is a full-service general contractor based in Irvine, California. Since its founding in 1982 Coastal Pacific Construction has been providing quality construction services to the office, industrial, retail, healthcare and hospitality real estate markets. Our commitment and attention to detail, cost effectiveness and service has been the foundation of our continual growth and ability to maintain long-term relationships with existing clients. From tenant improvement to ground up construction Coastal Pacific Construction offersa wide range of services from pre-construction, construction and post-construction project phases. We are knowledgeable and skilled in new building trends, state of the art technologies and greenbuilding standards.



Formed in 2012 by The McShane Companies, Conor Commercial joins a long-standing list of McShane entities that serve the real estate and construction industries nationwide. As a 'next generation'​ development company, Conor Commercial further exemplifies the McShane organization’s commitment to constantly evolve in order to address the changing needs of the commercial real estate industry and maximize returns and results for both our investors and our clients.

Conor Commercial Real Estate is focused on diversification of services and the expansion of opportunities. Our specialties include the core commercial markets such as industrial, office and healthcare while orchestrating the continued success of the firm's multi-family market interests. We offer local, regional and national expertise and services from our headquarters in suburban Chicago, Illinois, and regional offices in Irvine, California; Dallas, Texas; and Phoenix, Arizona.

From its roots as a well-diversified Midwest commercial developer to a robust operator in today's competitive market, Conor Commercial Real Estate is focused on achieving the goals of its clients, institutional investment partners, the private sector and its governmental and healthcare clients. The McShane Companies’ expertise in the real estate industry provides steady guidance, proven direction and continued commitment to the success and growth of Conor Commercial Real Estate now and into the future.


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ECM provides Owners Rep and Fee Development services for industrial developers and BTS clients.  Since we hung our shingle, ECM has been 100% referral or repeat business because our track record speaks volumes. We have built an exceptional reputation for integrity and effective project management by using clear and direct communication, respectful team building, and creative cost-efficient problem solving.

We can either provide turnkey services from site feasibility through certificate of occupancy or assist your team with select project phases along the way, including but not limited to: Site Plan Development, Due Diligence Support, Entitlement Processes, Permitting, and Construction Management.



Gantry, a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco, is a full-service mortgage banking firm with an extensive lineup of correspondent lenders utilizing Gantry’s production, closing, and servicing capabilities. Established in 1991, Gantry is currently staffed by nearly 100 professionals in regional offices throughout the western United States and in New York with over 45 production teams. The company’s national servicing platform of approximately $18 billion represents more than 2,100 loans located in 43 states. Gantry is rated as a Primary Servicer by Standard & Poor’s and is one of a select few non-banking/non-insurance-chartered companies with this designation.  For more information, please visit


Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

Irvine Company is committed to long-term ownership and operations of a high-quality real estate portfolio, the breadth of which is unmatched in the industry. With each property positioned at the top of its class, the company’s holdings consist of 129 million square feet and include more than 590 office buildings, 125 apartment communities with 65,000 units, 40 retail centers, one coastal resort, three golf courses, and five marinas.

The company’s investment property portfolio is largely located in Orange County, with about thirty-five percent of the portfolio located in Silicon Valley, San Diego, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York.



Kidder Mathews is the largest independent commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, with over 900 real estate professionals and staff in 19 offices in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona. Kidder Mathews offers a complete range of brokerage, appraisal, asset services, consulting, and debt & equity finance services for all property types. The firm performs $10 billion in transactions, manages 51 million square feet of space, and conducts 2,600 appraisal, consulting, and cost segregation assignments annually (3-year average).



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Melia Homes is a market-driven development and homebuilding company founded in 2009. Based in Irvine, California, the company’s focus is on in-fill, single-family attached and detached new-home and for-rent communities in Southern California. Melia has developed over 30 new-home communities in Orange, Los Angeles, San Diego and Riverside county locations.

The company’s founder, BJ Delzer, has been directly involved in the homebuilding industry as an owner/principal for 31 years. Melia Homes’ long-term business plan is to develop and build approximately 200 for-sale attached and detached homes and 50 to 150 for-rent multifamily homes per year. Currently, Melia Homes is focused on in-fill projects with approximately 50 to 150 homes in any single community.

The business philosophy of Melia Homes is built upon a foundation of integrity and excellent service. The goal is to provide quality homes with exceptional value and the highest level of homeowner satisfaction. Melia is comprised of a dedicated team of highly- qualified employees that truly care about the company and the homes it delivers. They were recruited to be part of the team based on core values of integrity, intelligence, wisdom, work ethic and a positive attitude. Current management staff members have worked directly for Mr. Delzer an average of fifteen years. With 42 employees, the company is lean and operates in a very cooperative, effective structure implementing well-founded policies and procedures. This highly efficient, collaborative approach allows Melia to provide an enhanced customer experience, reduces production costs and yields exceptional productivity.

Melia Homes is vertically integrated providing entitlement, development, construction, sales and customer care services for all its communities.




NAI Capital Commercial is the largest agent and employee-owned full service commercial real estate firm headquartered in Southern California. As one of the largest members of NAI Global, a leading global commercial real estate services firm with more than 325 brokerage offices and over 5,800 professionals spanning the globe, NAI Capital Commercial provides a complete range of transaction, valuation, investment, consulting, property management, and financing services. By leveraging our local expertise with our global reach, NAI Capital Commercial offers innovative, customized solutions and seamless service to owners, tenants, investors, and developers throughout Southern California. Our clients have built their businesses on the power of our expanding network. We are a dynamic growing commercial real estate company. At NAI Capital Commercial we work together putting our clients first.

Contact: Bill Kiefer,


Nuveen Real Estate is one of the largest investment managers in the world with $153 billion of assets under management.

Managing a suite of funds and mandates, across both public and private investments, and spanning both debt and equity across diverse geographies and investment styles, we provide access to every aspect of real estate investing.

With over 85 years of real estate investing experience and more than 785 employees* located across 30+ cities throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, the platform offers unparalleled geographic reach, which is married with deep sector expertise.

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*Includes 400 real estate investment professionals, supported by a further 390 Nuveen employees. Source: Nuveen, 31 Mar 2023.


The Orden Company

The Orden Company is one of the largest family-owned real estate companies in Southern California, specializing in acquisition, development and construction of state-of-the-art industrial warehouses, outdoor storage facilities, office buildings, multi-family assets, retail centers, gas stations, convenience stores, billboards, solar panels, and land properties, held for long-term investment.  On behalf of all of their affiliated companies they are responsible for overseeing the day-to-day property management, accounting, finance, legal, and administration services.

Contact: Cathy Diomartich, Executive Assistant to the CEO,

Overton Moore Properties

Founded in 1972, Overton Moore Properties (OMP) is a full service commercial real estate firm that focuses on the development, acquisition, and management of commercial properties in California, Arizona and Nevada. Ranked as one of the largest commercial developers in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal, OMP is a privately held firm that acquires and develops through joint ventures or direct equity investments by OMP. OMP believes in delivering more than it promises and this commitment extends to every constituency it works with, including government agencies, community citizen groups, lenders, partners, property owners, and tenants.


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Founded in 2002, RETS Associates is one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate executive search firms, specializing in connecting today’s companies with valuable talent.  Based in Newport Beach, CA with boots on the ground in the most active U.S. real estate markets, RETS’ scope is broad. RETS conducts searches throughout the U.S., with expertise and talent pool knowledge spanning all major real estate markets.  We work closely with national, regional and local companies across the country, with a 99% placement success rate. RETS takes a long-term approach to its business, building trusted relationships which help navigate hiring needs from executive levels to mid- and entry-level positions.


Contact: Kent Elliott


Founded in 2000, SAA is a full-service design firm offering architectural, project management, mechanical and electrical design services to our commercial and residential clients. SAA’s core business maximizes the value of office or residential space as a strategic tool for clients’ needs. SAA provides the required expertise, knowledge and resources that our clients require with highly personal and responsive customer service. SAA aligns with all aspects of our client’s real estate requirements, collaborates with clients in partnership to define holistic solutions and challenges our client’s requirements to achieve optimal results.

SAA pays close attention to the environments created by using color, spatial dimension, materials and light as part of the toolbox to create uplifting and distinct spaces, enhancing the value of the project’s real estate. SAA’s team understands that the project lifecycle spans far beyond design and construction of the space. It is with this thorough understanding of the real estate transaction process, as well as the economic, financial and cultural forces every organization or individual faces, that SAA is able to deliver a customized solution which embodies the unique core values of our clients and depend on SAA for strategic thinking specific to their vision, goals and culture.



The SARES • REGIS Group is one of the leading developers and managers of commercial and residential real estate in the western United States. Currently, the company has more than 6.5 million square feet of commercial properties valued at $500 million and over 2,800 residential units under development. SARES·REGIS Group has a combined portfolio of property and fee-based management contracts valued at more than $3 billion, including 13,000 rental apartments and 15 million square feet of commercial and industrial space. Since its inception the company has acquired or developed approximately 44 million square feet of commercial properties and 19,000 multifamily and residential housing units.



Headquartered in Indianapolis, Scannell Properties is a privately held real estate development and investment company that develops build-to-suit and speculative  industrial, office, and multifamily facilities throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. Since the company launched in 1990, our entrepreneurial, relationship-focused team has completed over 470 development projects totaling 130 million SF. Our annual development volume is estimated at $5 Billion.


Shea Properties, headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, is a diversified real estate company responsible for the acquisition, design, development, construction, leasing, and management of business parks, shopping centers, apartment communities and mixed-use environments. Currently, Shea Properties owns and operates approximately 11,000 apartment units and 6 million square feet of office, industrial and retail space in California, Colorado and Washington, with a strong pipeline of future projects.




Snell & Wilmer is one of the largest full-service law firms in the Western United States, and has been providing exceptional service to clients since 1938. Our more than 450 attorneys practicing in 16 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico, including Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, California; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Boise, Idaho; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Portland, Oregon; Dallas, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; and Los Cabos, Mexico. Snell & Wilmer’s real estate, commercial finance, environmental and construction attorneys have extensive experience representing real estate industry clients in virtually every type of real estate transaction conceivable. The firm is a proud sponsor of NAIOP.


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Leading our clients and partners into a new era of real estate.  SteelWave is a privately held full-service creative life science, creative office, and industrial real estate development and management company. SteelWave and its predecessor companies, Legacy Partners Commercial and Lincoln Property West, have been active in commercial real estate for over 50 years, building a reputation for successful execution by sourcing sound investments in our target markets: Northern California, Southern California, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Texas, and Phoenix.  SteelWave crafts exceptional environments, forges strong relationships and creates enduring value for each and every user, partner, and investor. Today, SteelWave maintains a portfolio of high-quality commercial, residential, and mixed-use properties totaling more than 11.5 million square feet.

Since inception, our team has acquired, designed, developed, entitled, or managed 61.3M SF of industrial product and 51.2M SF of office product, 1,500 multifamily units, and 7.6M SF of life science R&D across our Western United States target markets at a combined cost of over $17.5 billion. Our clients span the area’s top industries, including leading firms in tech, media, healthcare, biotech, and professional services.  For more information, visit:



Voit Real Estate Services is a privately held Southern California based commercial real estate firm. Our real estate advisors provide unmatched expertise in brokerage, investment advisory, short and long-term strategy, and market research. For over 50 years, our advisors have been strategic partners with landlords, tenants, owners/users, buyers, investors, and institutional clients. We tailor forward-looking strategic solutions that create value for their assets and portfolios regardless of size. Voit has successfully represented our clients on more than 55,500 sale and lease transactions with a total consideration in excess of $60 billion.

At Voit, we demonstrate our core values of culture, team, community, and clients by approaching each other and our clients with respect, compassion, and a desire to maximize value. We embrace the social and economic responsibilities that encourage community growth and development. We encourage participation in local nonprofits with time, energy and financial donations.

Many of our advisors are Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) designees, Certified Commercial Investment Members (CCIM) and members of multiple other Commercial Real Estate related entities. Our firm is a proud sponsor of NAIOP.

Contact: Eric Hinkelman,

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