Based in Malibu, California, American Commercial Equities is a private real estate company specializing in the acquisition and management of premier retail property in prime locations and prestigious markets.

Founded in 2005 by B. Wayne Hughes, Jr., we have rapidly become known for the high quality of our portfolio, which consists of more than 50 retail and mixed-use properties in California and Hawaii.

American Commercial Equities offers the ease of working with a boutique company, plus the financial resources of a much larger firm. Our size and financial resources give us the flexibility and speed necessary to attract sellers in today’s market. With an experienced team and in-house operations in acquisitions, leasing, and property & asset management, we are known for our ability to identify and close quickly on high quality, individual properties and portfolios. This combination of financial strength and industry savvy make American Commercial Equities the ideal buyer to work with.