About Johnson Development

Initially focused on the development of local industrial and commercial property, Johnson Development, Inc. has steadily grown into a multi-division real estate developer of industrial, multifamily, self-storage, and commercial properties, with a rapidly expanding national footprint.

Well-capitalized and privately-held, JDA prides itself in the firm's principles of excellence, integrity, and social responsibility. Its divisions are highly adept in site selection and acquisition, master planning, building community consensus, entitlement, and management.

Divisions and Affiliates

JDA Divisions


JDA has been active in the self-storage sector since the mid-1980's, but is now developing and pursuing new self-storage development opportunities across the country.


Our Multifamily East Division has developed 22 communities with more than 8000 units spanning the entire east coast, from Philadelphia down to Miami.


Our Multifamily West Division has successfully penetrated the dynamic west coast market, beginning construction of more than $110 million of new apartment projects in 2018 alone.


The Industrial Division's development history includes more than 25 industrial parks and 20 million square feet of industrial space


Affiliated Companies

american credit acceptance

American Credit Acceptence is a sub-prime auto finiance company providing financial solutions from coast-to-coast.  The company offers a common sense lending approach for dealer partners and affordable payment programs for customers.

OTO Development

Established in 2004, OTO Development is an award winning, rapidly growing hotel development and management company.  OTO's success is a anchored by a portfolio of upscale select-service hotels managed by exceptional people and an extensive pipeline of development in key markets such as Seatttle, San Fransisco, Los Angeles, Manhattan, and South Florida

wj partners

WJ Partners is a private investment firm focused on fundamentally sound lower middle-market companies.  Work is guided by core business principles of integrity, collaboration, and loyalty.  Notable investments include Pure Barre, Mobile Communications, Global Medical Imaging and Trident Imaging Services. 

Recent Awards

PCBC Gold Nugget Award

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