About Us

Rick Tarbell

Managing Member

As TWA's managing member, Mr. Tarbell  leads TWA's development efforts throughout California and Canada. With over 4,500 units in planning, Mr. Tarbell handles entitlement efforts  and brings in funding through capital groups and large developers such as Hines, The Related Companies, and The Richman Group. 


Mr. Tarbell has 32 years of experience in various aspects of the sale and development of residential real estate. Mr. Tarbell has served as the President of Tarbell Investment Equities (“TIE) a real estate investment company that has structured investment and development transactions in excess of Seven Hundred Million Dollars.


Mr. Tarbell is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (1981) and Master's Degree in Business (1996). He sits on the board of the Los Angeles Housing Partnership, a 501 C-3 corporation that was established in 1989 to provide affordable housing to the residents of Los Angeles. To date, the housing partnership has acquired, developed, and rehabilitated and manages approximately 1,200 units.

Scott Watt

Chairmain, The Watt Companies

Scott Watt founded Scottfield Building Corporation at the age of 21, a company that built more than 10,000 residential units and a shopping center during its six year history. In 1976, Scott returned to the Watt family of companies to serve as senior vice president of forward planning. Seven years later, as president of Watt Investment Properties, he completed $50 million in office buildings, shopping centers and industrial buildings. In 1986, he became president of W & B Builders, parent to several Watt subsidiaries.  Under his leadership, the division completed more than a million square feet of commercial and industrial properties during a three year span. 


Scott is currently President/CEO of the Watt Group of companies which with its subsidiaries, is developing five master-planned communities and building over 3,000 houses per year. Additionally, Watt Group along with its partner Watt/Centro now manages over 400 shopping centers and over 50 million square feet of retail shopping centers throughout the U.S. 


Scott is a graduate of the University of Southern California, and holds a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in counseling from the University of Miami. He is currently a member of the University of Southern California (USC) Associates Board of Directors, the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Executive Committee, the USC School of Business Advisory Board and a member of the USC Alumni Executive Board of Governors. 

Dave Allred

Managing Member

Mr. Allred has 19 years of experience in the developing and marketing of commercial properties in California and Arizona. He has successfully developed over 3,000,000 square feet of office and industrial properties with an estimated value in excess of $200,000,000. Presently, Mr. Allred is processing entitlements to construct an additional  500,000 square feet of commercial development.


Mr. Allred is on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Diego and is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Matt Flodin

Acquisitions Director

As TWA's Acquisitions Director, Mr. Flodin  spearheads the beginning of developments through land and zoning research, financial analysis, and personal contact with landowners, brokers, construction companies, and other related parties. He is responsible for the beginning of 4 developments that would total 2,802 units as well as the location of a site crucial to the development of the Toyota of Hollywood dealership.

Mr. Flodin received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing/Management from Biola University.