About Johnson Development

Johnson Development Associates, Inc. (JDA), part of The Johnson Group, is a multi-division real estate developer of industrial, multifamily, self-storage, and master-planned communities on a nationwide scale. Based in Spartanburg, South Carolina, JDA has also developed a growing renewable energy platform focused on diversifying energy sources in our home state. The company has developed 28 multifamily properties, over 25 million square feet of industrial product, and 63 self-storage facilities across the country, with over 100 megawatts of utility-scale solar energy currently under development in South Carolina.

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's Self-Storage Division has developed over 60 storage facilities across the country since 2016.


Our Multifamily Division has developed 28 communities with more than 8,000 units spanning both the east and west coasts.  


The Industrial Division's development history includes more than 25 industrial parks and approximately 26 million square feet of industrial space.


The Land Division, formed in 2018, invests in tracts of land that require strategic navigation of the entitlement process in order to provide homebuilders with fully entitled communities.


Affiliated Companies

american credit acceptance

American Credit Acceptance is an auto finance company providing financial solutions for consumers with emerging credit 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 anchored by a portfolio of upscale select-service hotels managed by exceptional people and an extensive pipeline of development opportunities in key markets on the East and West coasts.

Recent Awards

PCBC Gold Nugget Award

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