West Coast Development

The Company

Westco Development - Ahead of the curve, unmatched vision into the future, diversified joint ventures and investment opportunities.

Westco Development, formed in 1995 has developed more than 5 million square feet of regional, destination, lifestyle, Neighborhood and grocery anchored centers; including mixed-used projects with retail, hotel, movie theaters, office, entertainment, restaurant and residential components.

Westco Development, with their in-depth traffic, consumer, and existing tenant competition studies creates distinctive, necessity-based shopping destinations that become institutions of the communities through site & tenant customized solutions that always emphasize the synergy of the tenant mix, the character of the community and the lifestyle of the consumer.

Westco Development, a subsidiary of EastCo Development, originally founded in the northeast, with satellite offices in Connecticut and California, Westco Development is currently focused on California because of its vibrant, entrepreneurial business climate and its international acclaim as a tourism destination.

Westco Development primarily provides services in securing all entitlements, approvals and permits necessary for ground up development. Westco Development is also skilled in Asset acquisition/ Disposition, leasing, development, construction management, marketing and other advisory services.

Westco Development's CEO and founder, Robert Castells, with over 30 years experience, was a partner of Starwood-Ceruzzi from 1985 to 1995 prior to establishing his own firm. Starwood-Cerruzzi is a private REIT formed between Starwood Hotels/Starwood Capital and Ceruzzi Properties, where Robert Castells served as a Principal/Executive Vice-President of all Starwood-Ceruzzi real estate divisions. During this period Mr. Castells was involved in the development in excess of 6 million square feet of office parks, shopping centers, mixed-used projects and 30 full service hotels. The hotels were sold to Starwood Hotels separately from the private REIT Starwood-Ceruzzi.

Westco Development & Advisory Services

Westco Development also offers advisory services in all aspects of real estate development, asset acquisition/disposition, re-development, as well as, construction management and building cost containment.

Asset Restructuring / Workouts
Entitlements / Approvals / Permits
Asset Acquisition / Real Estate Disposition

Redevelopment / Leasing
Land Use / Construction Management
Joint Ventures / Tenant Representation


Property Owners
Municipalities / State
Counties / Cities



Westco Development Leasing services to clients provides 30 years of expertly placing over 100 credit tenants in ground-up, as well as existing shopping centers via well established relationships with the decision makers at their real estate departments. If the client's land location and the demographics are positive, Westco Development can ussually not only find the appropiate tenant for the site , but often because of our experience and relationships we have a high success rate in getting the tenant to commit and enter into a long term initial term lease by providing the tenant with the reason why they should open a store at the given location.

Westco Development / Eastco Development
55575 Medallist Drive
La Quinta, 92253
Phone: (760) 564-0789 • (760) 574-2625