LEDO CAPITAL GROUP
Ledo Capital Group (“LCG”) is a diversified investment company that provides strategic investment capital to operators, developers, and real estate professionals in the capitalization of opportunistic and value add oriented projects in Southern California, Texas & other select western markets. LCG focuses on the acquisition of industrial, retail and multi-family assets through the deployment of flexible capital structures within both the LP & GP capital stack. With the capability to deliver any required expertise in the acquisition, development or repositioning of properties as well as any required asset management services, LCG partners can benefit significantly from these enhanced operational synergies. LCG raises capital through its private and institutional investors offering partners the ability to scale operations and focus on the acquisition side of the business, relying on the expertise of LCG to quickly underwrite and fund through its private capital fund. LCG’s capabilities include advisory services, where LCG may leverage its relationships and deep track record with institutional capital as a potential source of a joint venture capital.
Flexible Capital Structures
Discount to Replacement Cost
Managed Leasing Risk
Master Site Planning
Moreno Valley Business Park, CA
LCG repositions 20 acres of a vacant commercial center and develops a 425,000 sq. ft. master planned business park along the Interstate (60) Freeway. The project was fully leased prior to the completion of construction.
JOINT VENTURE DEVELOPMENTS
Moreno Valley, CA
LCG acquires vacant value add 171,869 sq. ft. manufacturing & distribution building in San Antonio, TX)
Closed - May 2017
ANTHONY J. BRENT
Anthony J. Brent is a Managing Principal and Founder of Ledo Capital Group. In this capacity, Mr. Brent is responsible for managing and sourcing capital relationships, sourcing & executing of investments as well as the capital markets strategies for the firm. He also provides the strategic vision for LCG as it continues to evolve as active player in the industrial real estate sector.
Prior to founding LCG, Mr. Brent served as a Senior Managing Director at HFF focused on industrial capital markets for investment sales and programmatic equity. Mr. Brent also founded BlackRidge Real Estate Group in 2008 which served as an operating platform for private and institutional capital to acquire existing value add industrial assets ranging from single tenant to business park assets . The company entered into a joint venture equity fund with Verde Realty, which assets were later successfully acquired by Brookfield in 2013. Other programmatic investment partners have included American Realty Advisors, Amstar/Ascentris, Catellus/TPG , American National Insurance Company, Fullmer Companies, Abulafia Family Trust and various family offices.
Prior to founding BlackRidge he was partner and Senior Vice President of Los Angeles based Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate (1989 – 2007) focused on landlord/tenant representation, land and investment sales and the acquisition and development of industrial properties throughout Southern California. Mr. Brent has co-invested capital into various assets since 1997 on behalf of family offices. LCG benefits from Anthony’s over 29 year career in industrial real estate in the in-fill and Inland Empire markets of Southern California. These are the most sought after industrial markets in the US. It is also home to the country's most active port complex at LA/Long Beach.
Ryan Martin is a Managing Principal and Founder of Ledo Capital Group. Mr. Martin is responsible for the strategic growth of the firm sourcing new acquisition opportunities, implementing repositioning strategies, negotiating agreements, dispositions, leasing, development and capital market strategies.
Prior to founding LCG in 2017, Mr. Martin was a Managing Director for HFF overseeing Institutional Investment Sales and JV Equity Placement for Southern California and the Western region. Mr. Martin’s experience also includes founding BlackRidge Real Estate Group in 2008, where he was instrumental in sourcing new acquisition opportunities and executing BlackRidge’s strategic growth initiatives. Prior to this, he directed Majestic Realty Co’s National Development Group with the responsibility for sourcing, underwriting and developing master planned industrial projects throughout the U.S. Mr. Martin started his career as a leading industrial advisor with Cushman & Wakefield.
Ryan’s 22 year career in industrial real estate in includes ownership, acquisition, entitlement, development and management of industrial assets throughout the U.S., in some of the most sought after industrial markets in the country. Ryan received his B.A. in Building Construction Management from Michigan State University.
Mr. Metcalfe is an Associate at Ledo Capital Group and is responsible for managing financial aspects of LCG’s equity investments, assisting in the acquisition, development and financing of real estate projects and providing asset and property management services.
Prior to joining LCG in 2018, Mr. Metcalfe was an Analyst on HFF’s top performing Institutional Investment Sales and JV Equity Placement team for Southern California and the Western region. At HFF, Mr. Metcalfe was actively involved in the advisory, valuation and disposition of commercial property including industrial, office, retail and mixed use assets with an aggregate valuation in excess of $4.0B. Prior to HFF, Mr. Metcalfe held positions at OneWest Bank in Santa Monica and Cushman and Wakefield in Irvine.
Mr. Metcalfe graduated Cum Laude from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and serves as a guest lecturer in the finance department. He lives in Newport Beach, CA.