Company Overview

Company Overview

About Amerimar Realty

Amerimar Realty Company is an experienced leader in the acquisition, development and management of real estate investment properties throughout the United States. Its success is rooted in almost 40 years of experience and an established approach to maximizing long-term value of opportunistic principal investments in diversified asset classes.

The company began in 1976 as David G. Marshall & Co, the real estate investment arm of Bass Brothers Enterprises of Texas, which David G. Marshall acquired and renamed Amerimar Realty Company in 1987.

By thoroughly understanding the markets and properties they target, Amerimar Realty is able to identify opportunities to yield superior returns—properties in out of favor locations or those that need intensive repositioning and hands-on management. Amerimar Realty has the knowledge and skills needed for enduring success. Furthermore, the company’s entrepreneurial structure and financial wherewithal allows it the agility to execute on opportunities quickly.

Amerimar Realty’s strategic approach is rooted in sound, proven principles that continue to deliver long-term, profitable ventures for the company and its partners:

• Invest in prudent acquisitions with long-term growth potential
• Principals make significant equity investments in all transactions
• Manage assets as an owner—align investment partner interests and incentives and share benefits
• Engage a broad range of community stakeholders

Amerimar Realty’s portfolio includes office, hotel, retail, multi-family and mixed-use assets. Notable investments and developments include The Rittenhouse a AAA Five Diamond hotel in Philadelphia, PA; Denver Place, a 2.5 million SF complex in downtown Denver, CO; and Pier 39, a 45 acre waterfront retail complex in San Francisco, CA.

Amerimar Realty Company: Firm History
1976: David G. Marshall & Company, the real estate investment and management arm of the Bass family of Texas, is formed
1981: Bass Brothers Realty (subsequently renamed Ameribass) was formed, with David G. Marshall as President
1985: David G. Marshall becomes Chairman of Ameribass Realty company
1987: David G. Marshall acquires Ameribass and renames it Amerimar Realty Company
1992: Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. is started with David G. Marshall as Chairman and CEO
2000: Gerald Marshall becomes CEO of Amerimar Enterprises, Inc.
2011: Amerimar Realty Company launches energy-focused investment strategy
2014: Amerimar Realty Company acquires first building to renovate using historic tax credits
Amerimar Timeline

Contact

Contact

Amerimar Realty Company

1845 Walnut Street
Suite 1150
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-893-6021
Fax: 215-893-6010

For more information or to contact Amerimar Realty Company, please email: info@amerimarrealty.com.

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Portfolio

Portfolio

Huntington Bank PlazaHuntington Bank Plaza

Canton, OH

160,000 square foot Class A office building attached to a 500 car garage.

  • 220 Market Avenue South, also known as “Huntington Bank Plaza” is the largest and most recognizable class-A building in downtown Canton, Ohio
    • Huntington Bank Plaza has long been the address of choice for top legal and financial firms in the area, but significant regional growth is being driven by the petroleum and natural gas industries
    • Huntington Plaza will not only retain its status among the existing firms in the area, but will be poised to capitalize upon the projected energy sector growth.

1180SMainStreet

1180 South Main Street

Akron, OH

Amerimar acquired the vacant building in 2014 with a bold plan to rehabilitate all 224,000 square feet into a state-of-the-art home for government administrative offices.

  • 1180 South Main Street was built in 1926 as a shipping warehouse on Firestone Tire Company’s sprawling manufacturing complex in Akron, OH.
    • Listing on National Register of Historic Places
    • 2016 Architectural Heritage Award for Adaptive Reuse Excellence from the Summit County Historical Society

Wanamaker Building

The Wanamaker Building

Philadelphia, PA

Amerimar Acquisition and Stewardship Maximizes Value of The Wanamaker Building, a Historic Philadelphia Landmark

  • Amerimar’s vision and management strategies successfully maximize the value of their assets
    • The Wanamaker Building, the largest and one of the most historic buildings in Philadelphia, was underutilized
    • Amerimar effectively repurposed and redesigned the Wanamaker Building to find the most productive and efficient ways to meet current retail and business needs

The Rittenhouse BuildingThe Rittenhouse

Philadelphia, PA

The Rittenhouse, an Internationally Recognized, AAA Five Diamond Award Winning Hotel, Brought to Life by Amerimar Realty Company

  • Amerimar Realty has the vision and industry leadership needed to see and create value where others cannot
    • For 17 years, other developers failed to bring the 33-story high rise shell to completion
    • Amerimar Realty effectively advanced The Rittenhouse from an empty shell to an award-winning hotel and premier condominium residence

The Denver Place
Denver Place

Denver, CO

Unique Financial Repositioning, Management and Marketing by Amerimar Realty Revives Denver Place

  • Amerimar Realty has the experience and capabilities to effectively navigate and manage large, sophisticated projects as well as complex partnerships and financial structures to generate value
    • Prior to Amerimar Realty’s involvement Denver Place was struggling under its debt burden due to divided management and low occupancy
    • Amerimar Realty overcame the complexities of Denver Place’s partnership and debt financing structure to realize success across stakeholders

Pier 39Pier 39

San Francisco, CA

Acquisition and Aggressive, Strategic Management of Previously Distressed Property, Ensures Enduring Success for Pier 39, One of San Francisco’s Most Popular Destinations

  • Aggressive multi-pronged management strategy and investment in Pier 39’s infrastructure, changed the retail tenant mix and improved the public relations image of this property
    • Pier 39, most popular and successful retail locations and tourist destinations in the country
    • Amerimar effectively implemented management and public relations strategies to ensure productive and efficient ways to successfully meet retail, business and tourism need

Portfolio Summary

Amerimar Realty Company is an experienced leader in the acquisition, development and management of real estate investment properties throughout the United States. Its success is rooted in almost 40 years of experience and an established approach to maximizing long-term value of opportunistic principal investments in diversified asset classes.

Since its inception, Amerimar Realty has owned 86 properties, including office, hotel, retail, multi-family and mixed-use assets. This portfolio encompasses:

  • 8,916,147 square feet of office space
  • 1,647,505 square feet of retail space
  • 171,860 square feet of industrial space
  • 5,138 rooms across 24 hotel properties
  • A combined total of 4,831 multi-family and residential units
    (3,515 and 1,316, respectively)
  • Four parking decks with a combined total of 2,289 spaces

Notable investments and developments include The Rittenhouse a AAA Five Diamond hotel in Philadelphia, PA; Denver Place, a 2.5 million SF complex in downtown Denver, CO; and Pier 39, a 45 acre waterfront retail complex in San Francisco, CA.

See below for a detailed listing of Amerimar Realty Company’s property portfolio.

Property Name/AddressLocationUnits 
101 West OhioIndianapolis, IN339,611square feet
151 West OhioIndianapolis, IN571spaces
150 East HuronChicago, IL341rooms
150 East HuronChicago, IL92,536square feet
1528 Walnut StreetPhiladelphia, PA220,000square feet
1623 Walnut StreetPhiladelphia, PA11,542square feet
200 West AdamsChicago, IL677,000square feet
230 South Broad St.Philadelphia, PA216,300square feet
600 Washington St. Boston, MA400,000square feet
630 Park AvenueKing of Prussia, PA22,000square feet
666 Fifth AvenueNew York, NY1,243,789square feet
841 Chestnut StreetPhiladelphia, PA667,704square feet
ABCO PlazaPhoenix, AZ30,846square feet
Art Institute of Fort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale, FL75,000square feet
Art Institute of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA83,078square feet
Atlanta SheratonAtlanta, GA760rooms
Bank of America BldgPhoenix, AZ270,000square feet
Buckingham PlaceNewark, DE278units
Canyon Hotel and Golf ResortPalm Springs, CA200rooms
Carambola Golf ResortSt. Croix, USVI300units
Century City CentreChicago, IL770,000square feet
Connemara-By-The-SeaSan Juan Capistrano, CA80units
Cummins Engines FacilitiesBristol, PA56,560square feet
Cummins Engines FacilitiesHarrisburg, PA28,000square feet
Cummins Engines FacilitiesWilliamsport, PA10,500square feet
Del Amo Executive PlazaTorrance, CA157,618square feet
Denver PlaceDenver, CO1,340,000square feet
Denver Place--Embassy SuitesDenver, CO335rooms
Denver PlaceDenver, CO193units
Denver PlaceDenver, CO65,000square feet
Desert Highlands Golf ResortScottsdale, AZ516units
DoubletreeHarrisburg, PA175rooms
Dutch InnLake Buena Vista, FL626rooms
Fountainview Village ApartmentsBlackwood, NJ970units
Fox and Hounds ApartmentsColumbus, OH402units
Greenbank ManorGreenbank, DE64units
Gwinnett Residential HousingGwinnett, GA300units
Host FarmLancaster/Harrisburg, PA330rooms
Host CorralLancaster/Harrisburg, PA170rooms
Host TowneLancaster/Harrisburg, PA160rooms
Host InnLancaster/Harrisburg, PA300rooms
Howard JohnsonLas Vegas, NV100rooms
Huntington Bank PlazaCanton, OH160,000square feet
Lafayette Corporate CenterBoston, MA606,333square feet
Lea Blvd. Apts.Wilmington, DE82units
Residence Inn by MarriottCherry Hill, NJ96rooms
 Hunt Valley, MD96rooms
 Nashua, NH96rooms
 Harrisburg, PA112rooms
 Tinton Falls, NJ96rooms
 Madison, WI80rooms
 Egan, MN120rooms
Net Leases   
BAE IndustriesChesapeake, VA81,800square feet
Boston KitchenEdison, NJ4,000square feet
Cox CommunicationsChesapeake, VA76,800square feet
McDonald’sFlorrisant MO4,000square feet
Panera BreadRoanoke, VA4,000square feet
Popeyes ChickenWilmington, DE4,000square feet
New Market Parking DeckCanton, OH488spaces
One Gateway PlazaColorado Springs, CO113,139square feet
One Stockton StreetSan Francisco, CA16,700square feet
Park Del AmoDel Amo, CA261,000square feet
Pennsylvania PlaceHarrisburg, PA294units
Pennsylvania PlaceHarrisburg, PA50,000square feet
Pier 39San Francisco, CA195,000square feet
Pier 39 GarageSan Francisco, CA950spaces
Pinebrook Apts.Newark, DE308units
Portofino InnRedondo Bch, CA161rooms
Rittenhouse GaragePhiladelphia, PA280spaces
Rodeway InnNashville, TN121rooms
Singletree Golf Course and Residential SubdivisionVail, CO200units
Southgate Gardens ApartmentsNewark, DE150units
The DorchesterPhiladelphia, PA541units
The Drexel BuildingPhiladelphia, PA53,574square feet
The George HotelWashington, DC140rooms
The Georgetown InnGeorgetown, MD95rooms
The Jefferson BuildingPhiladelphia, PA110,000square feet
The HiltonMt Laurel, NJ300rooms
The Rittenhouse Hotel - CondosPhiladelphia, PA153units
The Rittenhouse Hotel - HotelPhiladelphia, PA128rooms
The TriadKing of Prussia, PA176,000square feet
The Wanamaker BuildingPhiladelphia, PA1,400,000square feet
The Windsor BuildingClayton, MO81,465square feet
Tri-City MallMesa, AZ385,000square feet
Westside PlazaPhoenix, AZ75,617square feet
Woodsmill Commons IISt. Louis, MO100,000square feet

Team

Team

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David G. Marshall
    Chairman and CEO

David G. Marshall

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

David G. Marshall has been a leader in real estate investment, development and management for almost 40 years. Since 1976 when he began to acquire properties on behalf of Bass Brothers Enterprises of Texas, David’s sound investing and real estate acumen have resulted in the acquisition and management of several billion dollars in real estate assets.

David was a Senior Vice President at Colonial Mortgage Service Company prior to his tenure as Managing General Partner of David G. Marshall & Co. (1976–1980).  In 1981, with David as President, David G. Marshall & Co evolved into Bass Brothers Realty Company, which then became Ameribass Realty Company in 1985. In 1987, David acquired Ameribass, renaming the company Amerimar Realty Company—under which he continues to spearhead opportunistic investing across diversified asset classes nationwide. In additional to his leadership of Amerimar Realty Company, David also started and served as Chairman and founding CEO of Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. from 1992 to 2000.

His significant professional accomplishments are furthered by David’s involvement in his local community, and his dedication to cancer research, prevention and treatment. To that end, David was Chairman of the Board of Fox Chase Cancer Center, now part of Temple University Health System, where he also serves on the executive committee and the finance committee.

In addition to his work with Fox Chase, David is the director of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fund and is a member of its executive committee. He is also chairman of the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation and director for the Center City District. Furthermore, David was vice chair of the Federation Allied Jewish Appeal, vice-chairman of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and director of the Curtis Institute of Music, SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management, Friends of Rittenhouse Square, and the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

David is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he chaired the research committee and served on the executive committee of the Real Estate Center. Formerly, he was a director of the Wharton School’s undergraduate executive board.

His awards include the United States Army Commendation Medal, the Eagle Scout Award, and the 2007 Citizen of the Year award from the PENJERDEL Council and the Wharton Club’s Man of the Year award.

James W. Loveman
    Director

James W. Loveman

Director

James W. Loveman has been an integral part of Amerimar Realty Company since 2011. Responsible for sourcing, financing and managing new acquisitions throughout northeast Ohio, James’ primary responsibilities include the development of a unique destination hotel in downtown Akron and the redevelopment of the former Firestone Tire world headquarters, a 1.3 million square foot property on South Main Street in Akron.

James first joined the Amerimar family of companies in 1997 as an analyst with Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. His responsibilities quickly expanded to include the asset management of several office properties across the country. From 1997 through 2007, James worked closely with Amerimar’s institutional investment equity partners, including Angelo, Gordon & Co. and Lubert-Adler Partners, LP to manage a diverse portfolio of properties valued at more than 1.1 billion dollars.

In addition to his many years of experience with Amerimar, from 2007 to 2008 James was a Vice President at Harvest Equities, Inc., a Philadelphia-based investment firm specializing in multi-family assets in Texas and Florida. In 2009, James launched Asset Dynamics LLC, a consultancy specializing in quantitative analytics for large real estate equity investment funds that has grown to include the development of Web-based software and analytic tools for the commercial real estate investment industry.

James graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1997 with concentrations in finance and accounting.

Stephen D. Marshall
    Director

Stephen D. Marshall

Director

Stephen D. Marshall began his career with the Amerimar family of companies in the mid-1990s, joining Amerimar Realty Company in 2006. As a key member of the Amerimar Realty team, Stephen has partnered on many real estate ventures with an emphasis on the redevelopment of underutilized properties and is currently focused on supporting the company’s efforts in northeast Ohio. His responsibilities also include the management of a number of Amerimar Realty’s existing assets.

Notably, Stephen recently played a key role in the renovations of the Parc Rittenhouse, a large-scale, luxury condominium conversion on Rittenhouse Square, the most desirable neighborhood in Philadelphia.

Prior to joining Amerimar Realty, Stephen worked at Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. and as part of the management team for The Jefferson Building (Philadelphia, PA). In addition to his work, Stephen is an active member of the Philadelphia community, lending his time and support to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Philadelphia Orchestra. Stephen also served as Secretary of the Board for the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia.

Stephen graduated from University of Pennsylvania in 1993 with a Bachelor’s degree in economics. During his tenure at Penn, Stephen was captain of the sailing team and subsequently participated as a finalist in the 1996 Olympic Trials for the US Sailing Team.

The Extended ARC Team

The Amerimar Realty Company team also includes a group of highly experienced real estate professionals with expertise in asset and property management, leasing, finance, marketing and construction. With decades of experience in each of these fields, our extended team provides us with the know-how, capabilities and continual support needed to ensure success.