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4-Property Eugene Student Portfolio Acquired

(Walnut Creek, CA) November 8, 2022 — Wrapping up a busy year of transactions, PTLA Real Estate Group announced that they acquired The Element last week, a four-property student housing portfolio bordering the University of Oregon’s campus in Eugene….
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PTLA Property Sells for Record-Setting Per-Unit Price

(Walnut Creek, CA) November 2, 2022 – Last week, PTLA Real Estate Group completed the sale of Vista Terrace, a 40-unit, 1963 vintage property in Walnut Creek, CA, walking distance to Broadway Plaza and the Walnut Creek BART station….
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Peter Wilson Comments on National Enrollment

by Peter Wilson You may have seen last week’s article in the Wall Street Journal on the national 4-year college enrollment decline. At PTLA, we have expected to see this national decline, which started a few years ago, given…
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PTLA Completes Student Housing Portfolio Recapitalization

Walnut Creek, CA (October 18, 2022) — Last week, PTLA Real Estate Group completed the equity recapitalization and debt financing of three student housing properties—now called The Summit portfolio. The portfolio, totaling 182 units, borders Central Washington University’s campus…
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Two More Properties for PTLA’s Eugene Portfolio

Walnut Creek, CA (May 4, 2022) — Last week, PTLA Real Estate Group closed on two student housing properties in Eugene, OR that border the University of Oregon campus. The properties, known as Duck Flats & Lofts, will be…
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PTLA Starts 2022 with Three Eugene Properties

Walnut Creek, CA (January 28, 2022) — PTLA Real Estate Group started the year by adding three new student housing properties to their Eugene, OR portfolio. Steelhead Townhouses, Indigo Place, and Kokanee Place, an 80-bed portfolio, were purchased by…
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Oak Terrace in Walnut Creek Sold

Walnut Creek, CA (January 11, 2022) — PTLA announced the sale of one of its fund-owned assets Oak Terrace, an 8-unit multifamily property in Downtown Walnut Creek, CA. PTLA purchased the value-add, 1963 vintage property in 2015 and performed…
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PTLA Closes Out 2021 With Student Housing Acquisition

Walnut Creek, CA (January 6, 2022) — PTLA Real Estate Group finished 2021 on a high note, closing their fifteenth and final acquisition of the year on December 23rd. The Andy, a 114-bed student housing property built in 2014…
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CEO Announces Two New Partners in PTLA Real Estate Group

After much thought, planning, and prayer, I am excited to let you know that Peter Wilson and Page Roberson are now partners with me in PTLA Real Estate Group. This is something I have been working on for a…
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Eugene Student Housing Portfolio Acquired

Walnut Creek, CA (July 23, 2021) – This week, PTLA Real Estate Group acquired a portfolio of eleven multifamily properties in the West University neighborhood of Eugene, OR. The 316-bed portfolio is walking distance to the University of Oregon…
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Second Property Acquired in Eugene, OR

Walnut Creek, CA (June 18, 2021) – PTLA Real Estate Group announced the acquisition of their second Eugene, OR student housing property, Fern Ridge, which was purchased via a 1031 exchange for their clients. The 26-bed property, located in…
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24-unit Ellensburg Property Acquired

Walnut Creek, CA (May 28, 2021) – This week, PTLA Real Estate Group completed the acquisition of 24 units in Ellensburg, WA via a 1031 exchange for their clients. The property, currently known as 4.0 Apartments, borders Central Washington…
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PTLA Announces Bellingham Acquisition

Walnut Creek, CA (April 16, 2021) – PTLA Real Estate Group announced the acquisition of 920 22nd Street in Bellingham, WA, which they purchased using investor equity. The 14-unit apartment complex located just south of Western Washington University’s campus…
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PTLA Rebrands Property Management Divisions

Walnut Creek, CA (March 3, 2021) – PTLA Real Estate Group announced this week that CWP Property Management, acquired in 2018, and Apex Property Management, acquired in 2020, would both begin operating as PTLA Property Management. The name change…
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PTLA Closes Ellensburg Acquisition

Walnut Creek, CA (December 21, 2020) – PTLA completed the acquisition of Westernaire Apartments, a 29-unit apartment complex in Ellensburg, Washington this week. Despite the challenges of finding and buying properties in the current market, the team successfully secured…
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Peter Wilson Featured on Podcast Masters of Real Estate

Walnut Creek, CA (August 19, 2020) – The latest episode of Masters of Real Estate, an Awning podcast hosted by Justin Alanís, aired today. Featuring PTLA Real Estate Group’s President, Peter Wilson, the episode dove into the company’s strategy…
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PTLA Names Work-From-Home Warrior Award Winners

Walnut Creek, CA (July 23, 2020) — Shelter-in-place orders throughout California, Oregon, and Washington created a logistical challenge for PTLA Real Estate Group’s team. From their scattered make-shift home offices, the operations team had to adapt to remote internal…
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PTLA Acquires Student Housing Portfolio in Oregon

Walnut Creek, CA (May 14, 2020) – PTLA Real Estate Group announced the acquisition of a 226-bed student housing portfolio, with properties located in Eugene and Corvallis, Oregon. The acquisitions are PTLA’s first in these two markets, and the…
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PTLA Hires New Managing Director for San Leandro Office

Walnut Creek, CA (April 1, 2020) – Brent Mustin has joined PTLA Real Estate Group as Managing Director of their San Leandro office. He will oversee a team of residential and commercial property managers responsible for the CWP Property…

Acquisition of Bellingham Property Management Company Closed

Walnut Creek, CA (February 14 2020) — PTLA Real Estate Group, a private equity real estate company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, announced today the acquisition of a property management company in Bellingham, WA. Apex Property Management has…
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Ridgewood Condominiums Sold

Walnut Creek, CA (January 7, 2020) — PTLA Real Estate Group announced they completed the sale of Ridgewood Condominiums on December 12, 2019. After a 5-year hold, the property in Medford, OR sold for $18,500,000 and provided investors with a…
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PTLA Announces Portland Acquisition

Walnut Creek, CA (January 6, 2020) — PTLA Real Estate Group, a private equity company in Walnut Creek, announced the acquisition of ArtHouse Apartments in the Pearl District of Downtown Portland, OR. The purchase of the 52-unit building brings…
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Peter Wilson Receives Award from Oklahoma Baptist University

Walnut Creek, CA (November 1, 2019) – On Friday, October 25th, 2019, Oklahoma Baptist University named Peter Wilson, President of PTLA Real Estate Group, the Graduate of the Last Decade. The honor recognized Peter for outstanding achievement in his life…

President Peter Wilson Speaks at Oklahoma Baptist University

Walnut Creek, CA (April 16, 2019) – Peter Wilson, President of PTLA Real Estate Group, spoke to students majoring in Business at Oklahoma Baptist University last week at its Spring Business Forum. Wilson discussed how to spot open doors in…

PTLA Real Estate Group Welcomes Managing Director for CWP Property Management

Walnut Creek, CA (April 1, 2019) – PTLA Real Estate Group welcomes another member to their team this month, with the hiring of David W. Mortensen as Managing Director of CWP Property Management. PTLA acquired CWP Property Management and its…
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Nate Farris CPA Joins PTLA Team as Chief Financial Officer

Walnut Creek, CA (January 3, 2019) — PTLA Real Estate Group expanded its executive team this month, bringing Nate Farris on board as Chief Financial Officer. In his role, Farris will oversee the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of…

CEO Gary Guarisco Receives 2018 Threads of Hope Award

Walnut Creek, CA (November 26, 2018) — This year, Gary Guarisco, CEO of PTLA Real Estate Group, will receive Diablo Magazine’s Annual Threads of Hope Award. The prestigious award has recognized community members with outstanding contributions to fields such as…

PTLA Real Estate Group Acquires Bay Area Management Company

Walnut Creek, CA (October 26, 2018) — PTLA Real Estate Group, a Bay Area real estate investment company, recently celebrated the acquisition of East Bay property management firm, CWP Property Management. CWP has managed both single-family and multi-family real estate…

PTLA Sponsors Golf Event Benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of San Leandro

Pleasanton, CA (October 1, 2018) – PTLA Real Estate Group sponsored the 16th annual Ghirardelli Golf Classic today at Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton, California. The event raised funds for the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Leandro, an organization…

PTLA Real Estate Group Acquires Concord Multi-Family Property

Walnut Creek, California (July 16, 2018) – PTLA Real Estate Group, a Walnut Creek-based private equity group, announced the acquisition of a property in Concord, California. The purchase includes a 28-unit multi-family property and a 3-bedroom single-family home on a…
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PTLA Real Estate Group Supports Local Non-Profit

Walnut Creek, CA (July 3, 2018) – Last year, PTLA Real Estate Group began supporting SHELTER, Inc., a non-profit organization providing safe, affordable housing options in an effort to prevent homelessness in Contra Costa County. The organization released their…
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PTLA Real Estate Group Completes Walnut Creek Multi-Family Acquisition

Walnut Creek, California (February 26, 2018) ­­– PTLA Real Estate Group announced today that it has acquired a 24-unit multi-family property in Walnut Creek, California. Located right off the 680 freeway and less than 1 mile from the Pleasant Hill/Contra…

PTLA Real Estate Group Promotes Roberson and Peter Wilson

Walnut Creek, California (January 4, 2018) ­­– PTLA Real Estate Group recently celebrated the promotion of two members of the executive team. Page Roberson has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, and Peter Wilson has been promoted to President. Working…

PTLA Rebrand

For over 43 years we have built a business based on creating trusted partnerships with our valued investors and clients. As we continue to strive for excellence on your behalf, we have updated our corporate name and brand identity to…