Gordon Ahalt

Gordon Ahalt

Senior Director


Gordon Ahalt joined Cushman & Wakefield as a Senior Director and member of the Investment Advisory Group in Seattle. He oversees the equity, debt, and structured finance services for the Pacific Northwest, and performs Investment Sales and Advisory assignments for clients. His professional history includes over forty three years of diversified corporate finance and real estate investment, development, management, consulting/advising, and brokerage experience. Gordon has been responsible for the acquisition, development, and disposition of over 5.5 million square feet of commercial property, including office, industrial, multi-family, retail, and hotel properties, as well as over 9,300 acres of community master-planned land. He has completed over $4 billion of project secured real estate financing.

Professional History

  • Senior Vice President and Principal, Bentall Kennedy (formerly Kennedy Associates), 1998 to 2011.  Responsible for the identification, underwriting, structuring, closing and management of joint venture, development partnerships on behalf of the closed-end, commingled fund, Multi-Employer Development Partnership (MEDP). Also responsible for project financing, deal structure advisement, and asset management of Multi-Employer Hotel Partners Fund (MEHP), and an investment in a 2,300 acre master-planned residential development partnership. Mr. Ahalt was a Consultant/Advisor to over 20 Taft Hartley Pension Funds, who were investors in various real estate funds managed by Bentall Kennedy.
  • Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield of Washington Inc.1996-1998. Responsible for the strategic, organized coordination of the firm’s core marketing capabilities.
  • Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Portfolio Management at Bechtel Investments Realty, Inc., 1989-1998
  • Chief financial officer, Chevron Land & Development Co.,1985-1989


Development & Acquisitions 

  • 4 Penn Center (office)

525,000 SF

Philadelphia, PA

$94.0 M Development

  • One Overton Park (office)

380,000 SF

Atlanta, GA

$92.0 M Development

  • Avalon on the Sound (apartment)

421 units

New Rochelle, NY

$114.0 M Development

  • W Hotel (hospitality)

258 rooms

San Diego, CA

$94.0 M Development

  • Loews Hotel (hospitality)

285 rooms

New Orleans, LA

$72.0 M Development

  • Pine Meadow (office)

90,000 SF

Libertyville, IL

$14.0 M Development

  • Pacific Rim Science Park (industrial)

20 acres

San Jose, CA

$14.0 M Development

  • Subaru Industrial BTS (industrial)

413,700 SF

Portland, OR

$20.0 M Development

  • Residential Land (new community)

2,300 acres

Black Diamond, WA

$90.0 M Acquisition

  • Ardea (multi-family, high rise apartment)

323 units

Portland, OR

$120.0 M Acquisition

  • Westwood Village (retail)

407,000 SF

Seattle, WA

Development & Acquisition Loans Closed

  • 21 loans, $1.63 billion, 2001-2011