Dylan Ward has been actively involved in the leasing and development of commercial real estate since 2006. A native of Santa Barbara, Dylan combines local knowledge with business and investment savvy earned managing large-scale commercial projects throughout California. He has been a licensed salesperson since 2004 and licensed broker since 2011.
Prior to joining Hayes Commercial Group, Dylan focused on the development and repositioning of commercial properties throughout California as a project manager with Watt Companies and MPA, Inc. Dylan’s background in commercial real estate development and construction management provides him with a unique ability to recognize development and repositioning opportunities.
While he enjoyed the challenges and successes of completing complex projects with firms in the Los Angeles area, Dylan missed the unique lifestyle of his hometown and moved back to Santa Barbara in 2014.
2014 – Present:
Hayes Commercial Group, Broker Associate
2012 – 2014:
MPA, Inc, Project Manager
2006 – 2012:
Watt Companies, Project Manager
2005 – 2006:
Coldwell Banker, Broker Associate
Dylan obtained his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2004.
Affiliations / Awards
California Bureau of Real Estate: Licensed Broker (lic. 01472452)
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) member since 2006
Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service, Loopnet
PATH of Santa Barbara (formerly Casa Esperanza) Advisory Board Member
Notable Clients & Transactions
306 E. Cota St represented the seller in the sale of this 8,276 SF industrial property
1330 Cacique St represented the buyer in the sale of this 5,500 sf office building
217 W. Gutierrez St represented the seller in the sale of this office/industrial property
14 E. Carrillo St represented Montecito Bank & Trust in leasing 3,955 SF of office space to PayJunction
5951 Encina Rd represented the owner in several leases within this 16,000 sf multi-tenant office building in Goleta
5780 & 5782 Thornwood Rd represented the owners in leasing 7,500 sf industrial/office space
Cielo24 leasing 4,238 sf at 1029 State St
Chesapeake Technology International leasing 3,362 sf at 5425 Hollister Ave
Gran Plaza Outlets, Calexico Nike Factory Store, Gap Stores, Guess, Levi’s, American Eagle Outfitters, Tilly’s, Converse, Zumiez, Puma, Rack Room Shoes
Alamitos Bay Shopping Center, Long Beach Gelson’s Market, CVS, Lucille’s BBQ
Lathrop Marketplace, Lathrop Target Corp
Palo Woods Shopping Center, Los Angeles LA Fitness, Ross Stores, Chase Bank
Alicia Plaza Shopping Center, Mission Viejo LA Fitness, 5 Guys Burgers
Edinger Plaza, Huntington Beach Dick’s Sporting Goods, Nordstrom Rack, Starbucks