About Our Company


Ray Watt established Watt Companies in 1947 with a defined set of core values: integrity, innovation, trust and an unyielding commitment to quality and customer service. More than 65 years later, Watt Companies has grown into one of the nation’s largest owners, developers and managers of commercial real estate on the West Coast, still guided by these founding principles.

We offer our comprehensive and diversified real estate services across the United States to investors and partners, homebuyers and commercial clients alike. Our platform includes commercial development, homebuilding, asset management and the sponsorship of capital investments. We adapt to the needs of our stakeholders, tenants, employees, partners, investors and the communities in which we do business.

Over the past six decades, we have developed homes for over 100,000 families, built over eight million square feet of industrial and professional office space, developed more than 50 shopping centers, three major first-class hotels, and six major master-planned communities. Our mission is to uphold integrity, innovation and world-class service, and consistently provide quality and expertise. As we create places to live, work and grow, we also build strong relationships that solidify our reputation as one the nation’s premier real estate companies.

Watt Companies: By the Numbers
  • 100,000 families with new Watt Companies homes
  • 8 million square feet of industrial and office space
  • 50 shopping centers
  • 3 first-class hotels
  • 6 master planned communities
Proudly and passionately working together to build a better quality of life.


We uphold the Watt legacy.


We have a sense of purpose in what we are engaged.

Working Together

We work collectively with our investors, partners, homebuyers and commercial customers.

Better Quality of Life

For ourselves, our family, our employees & our community.

Honor & Integrity

Our word is our bond. We do the right thing even when no one is looking.


Empowerment. Creativity. Thinking on our own.


Customer Focus. Discipline. Accountability.


Communication and trust as a basis for working together towards a common goal.

Passion & Pride

Get it right the first time. We don’t stop until we’re proud of it.

Sense of Purpose

Taking ownership of everything we do, improving the human condition.

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