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Stephen Batcheller
Advisory Board

Ridge Development Company
Regional Partner
steve.batcheller@transwestern.com


COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT

Steve is responsible for expanding the firm’s operations throughout the West Coast, which includes identifying business opportunities from California to Washington and assembling professional teams to handle the new projects. He will build and manage a team based in Southern California, as well as hire and manage professionals to work in other West Coast gateway markets. Steve will oversee each West Coast project, including site selection, entitlement, construction, leasing and disposition.

Ridge Development is the industrial development arm of Transwestern Development Company. Ridge specializes in industrial development and investment in state-of-the-art logistics, distribution and manufacturing facilities through the United States. The company serves North American clients from six U.S. offices.
Steve runs Batcheller Equities, a private commercial real estate investment and development firm headquartered in Newport Beach, California. The firm’s focus is on acquiring and developing industrial assets in Southern California with in-house capability for value-add repositioning, ground up development, and asset/property management. The firm employs a three-pronged approach to acquisitions and development with a High Net Worth Private Equity Fund for smaller ventures, Programmatic Institutional Capital funding for larger ventures, as well as the capacity to provide fee-based acquisition, entitlement, development, and property management services for clients and investment partners.

Steve served as the 2014 President of NAIOP Inland Empire.

Education

MBA – Marshall School of Business Administration – University of Southern California.   Bachelor of Science – Marshall School of Business Administration – University of Southern California.