We offer multiple investment partnership vehicles, acting as either direct owner or fee-for-services manager.
$2 - 25 Million in gross value
$25 Million+ gross value
Urban Retail Centers
Residential Mixed Use
Greater Los Angeles
San Francisco Bay Area
Babak Ziai, Founder of BrandView Capital Partners, brings over 13 years of principal experience in joint venture, acquisition, development, and disposition of commercial and mixed-use properties. He has a proven expertise in identifying, evaluating, managing and executing successful investment strategies on behalf of institutional capital clients and partnerships. Mr. Ziai is an Adjunct Professor of real estate investment and development at the University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy.
Prior to launching BrandView Inc, Mr. Ziai held multiple leadership positions at the confluence of investment management and operating platforms at Lowe Enterprises, a vertically integrated, institutional investment and development company with over $6 Billion assets under management. He co-led the investment and development of large-scale mixed use properties totaling $800 million in project cost – both at the investment fund and project level – within the urban cores of Southern California. In addition he served as Western Region acquisitions officer responsible for directing value-add and opportunistic investment strategies totaling $300 million in transactions.
Mr. Ziai performed business enterprise and asset valuations for Fortune 500 companies as a Consultant for Standard & Poor’s Corporate Value Consulting Group. He received a B.A. in Business Economics from UCLA and a Master of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California. Mr. Ziai currently serves on the Executive Board of the UCLA Ziman Center Real Estate Alumni Group and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, NAIOP and the Urban Land Institute.
Los Angeles Office:
100 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
11693 San Vicente Blvd #444, Los Angeles, CA 90049