June 24, 2015 | Management
Statement from George Dean “Geordy” Johnson III, CEO of Johnson Development Associates, on behalf of the Johnson family, representing Johnson Management and its affiliated companies: Johnson Development Associates, OTO Development, American Credit Acceptance, JDA West, American Storage Rental Spaces, WJ Partners, and the Haven Apartment Communities, regarding the proposal to remove the Confederate flag from South Carolina Statehouse grounds:
“We support the immediate removal of the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. In order for South Carolina to truly flourish, we must create a welcoming environment for all people and companies that live here and those who seek to contribute to the prosperity of our state. We can maintain pride in South Carolina through tolerance and solidarity. The removal of this flag is a step in the right direction.”
Johnson Management Affiliated Companies
Johnson Development Associates, Inc. has steadily grown into one of the most well-respected real estate developers in the Southeastern United States. Initially focused on the development of local industrial and commercial property, JDA’s portfolio has grown to now include luxury multi-family rental communities, large single-tenant industrial space, and self-storage facilities.
OTO Development is an award winning, rapidly growing hotel development and management company. In the past ten years, OTO Development has developed over 60 hotels and currently operates portfolios of hotels for a publicly traded REIT, private equity firms and high net worth individuals. Today, the company continues its impressive growth with more than $1 billion in urban new development projects in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Manhattan, south Florida and Washington DC.
American Credit Acceptance is a sub-prime auto finance company providing financial solutions from coast-to-coast. The company offers a common sense lending approach for dealer partners and affordable payment programs for customers.
JDA West, LLC is a multi-family investment firm leveraging its proven real estate model and internal equity sources to develop and acquire luxury apartment homes in dynamic west coast markets.
American Storage Rental Spaces offers storage resources and options at affordable prices. Whether storing for a life event or an organization project, the company provides amenities and services for a smart and simple storage experience.
WJ Partners is a private investment firm based in Spartanburg, South Carolina, investing in fundamentally sound lower middle-market companies. WJ Partners’ work is guided by a core set of business principles that includes integrity, collaboration, and loyalty.
The Haven Apartment Communities offer spacious floor plans, modern amenities, and great customer service, and can be found in neighborhoods with an array of shopping, entertainment, and dining options.