Scott Eschelman


Principal, Director of Capital Markets

scott@bldsf.com :: 415 551 7622

Scott is a real estate professional and investor/entrepreneur with extensive experience in acquisitions, strategic planning, business development, and capital markets. At BUILD, Scott and the Capital Markets team have raised in excess of $500mm of debt and equity for the company’s projects. Scott is also responsible for managing BUILD’s operating company.

Prior to BUILD, Scott was at Preferred Capital Advisors, where he opened the company’s Los Angeles office and closed more than $350mm of debt and equity placements. Prior to PrefCap, Scott was the CEO and Founder of OneService International, a multinational logistics company that included 9 offices and 100+ employees in Europe, Asia and the Americas. At OneService, Scott sourced and negotiated multiple rounds of debt & equity financing, developed several joint ventures, and ultimately negotiated the sale of the company in 2005 to G4S, a London based FTSE 100 company. Prior to OneService, Scott worked at Nike Inc. where he managed contractors throughout the United States and Asia.


SIGNIFICANT TRANSACTIONS

  • $120 million, equity/mezzanine: 308-unit multifamily/condo high-rise development (San Francisco)
  • $67 million, equity/debt: JV equity & construction debt for multifamily development (San Francisco)
  • $13 million, debt & equity:  infill site acquisition for multifamily development (San Francisco)
  • $80 million, debt/equity: JV equity & construction debt for multifamily development (San Francisco)
  • $75 million, JV equity: land acquisition and development for multifamily project (San Francisco)
  • $10 million, equity/debt, site acquisition for multifamily development (San Francisco)
  • $90 million, equity/debt: JV equity and construction debt for multifamily development (San Francisco)
  • $8 million, equity: site acquisition for multifamily development (San Francisco)
  • $13 million, equity/debt: acquisition & reposition, light industrial building (San Francisco)
  • $50 million, equity/debt: note acquisition and site development for master planned community (San Francisco)
  • $50 million, debt: bridge loan for mixed-use office/retail reposition (Los Angeles)
  • $27.5 million, equity: multifamily acquisition (Tempe, Ariz.)
  • $25 million, equity: note acquisition (San Diego)

AFFILIATIONS

  • Director, Stanford Professionals in Real Estate
  • Member, Stanford Real Estate Council
  • Member, SPUR

EDUCATION

  • B.A., Economics, Stanford University