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Leavitt Capital Companies is a commercial real estate development and investment firm founded in 1979 by Seattle entrepreneur Tom Leavitt. The firm focuses on high quality commercial properties in the many communities in which it is active.

The firm has developed a reputation of being imaginative and creative in its use of property and successful ventures. Historically Leavitt Capital's geographic focus has been the West Coast and the Southwest of the US. Several of the firm’s projects have become industry award winners. In its unique joint venture relationship with The Wolff Company of Scottsdale, Arizona, Leavitt is responsible for the commercial & retail portions of all Wolff apartment communities throughout the country.


Tom Leavitt
Jim Edris
Aaron Lake
Marc Mowrer

Tom Leavitt, President & Chief Executive Officer

Thomas E. Leavitt founded the company in 1979. He holds a law degree from the Seattle University School of Law, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Puget Sound. Before attending law school, and following a few years of private law practice, he left to devote his energies to his entrepreneurial ventures. Read more

Jim Edris, Chief Operating Officer

Jim Edris has overseen the project operations of Leavitt Capital properties since 1989, having now served as Chief Operating Officer since 2000. Read more

Aaron Lake, Senior Vice President of Operations

Aaron Lake joined Leavitt Capital several years ago after having spent nearly a decade in various management-level capacities in the world of commercial real estate. Read more

Marc Mowrer, Director of Commercial Real Estate

Seattle native Marc Mowrer has brought a sophisticated level of expertise to the commercial real estate activities of the company. A lawyer by education and training, Marc entered the active real estate business after law school. Read more


Headquarters Office

Leavitt Capital Companies
202 Lake Washington Blvd.
Seattle, WA 98122-6540
Map and directions

(206) 328-6777

Spokane Office

Leavitt Capital Companies
717 W. Sprague Ave, Suite 802
Spokane, WA 99201
Map and directions

(509) 444-6530

Representative Portfolio

Leschi Lakecenter, Seattle
The only comprehensive commercial project on the western shores of Lake Washington, Leschi Lakecenter's eighty thousand square feet includes first-class view offices, retail stores, four restaurants and a 115-slip marina.
Leschi Yacht Basin Marina, Seattle
SODO Properties, Seattle
Located along First and Fourth Avenue South near the stadiums, these former industrial properties are now home to a variety of restaurants, retail/wholesale outlets, distribution centers, grocery and even the famous Pink Elephant Car Wash.
8th & Republican
8th & Republican is the long-time home of Glazier’s Camera Shop, in the heart of Seattle’s South Lake Union and the Amazon campus, where the team built them a new and expanded store and added over 200 apartment units above and around them.
Pike Motorworks Building
Pike Motorworks Building, Seattle
Pike Motorworks
Pike Motorworks is located in the heart of the Capital Hill neighborhood of Seattle. Utilizing clever design concepts, the ground floor “character structure” of this historically significant site was retained and includes a dramatic Red Hook brewpub surrounded by other retail, making it a very dynamic living community.
4730 California Ave, Seattle
4730 California Ave is an 88 unit multifamily community located in the heart of West Seattle with prime ground floor retail leased to a popular restaurant and a local consumer based financial institution.
4730 California Ave
Venn at Main Street, Bellevue
Venn at Main Street is literally the gateway to Bellevue, WA, which greets consumers with West Elm store, Robbins Bros Jewelry, Swiftwater Cellars and The Shade Store. Home to 353 living units above, the project also includes an internal courtyard, rooftop club & deck, and private dining spaces.
Gunbarrel Center, Boulder
Gunbarrel Center is an infill multi-family and commercial community located in northeast Boulder Colorado. In addition to 250 units of residential the project includes the new pedestrian oriented “Main Street” shopping, with small local restaurants and shops in a cluster of small buildings.
One Observatory Park, Denver
One Observatory Park in Denver is adjacent to Denver University. With 11 stories of apartment units the project also includes street level restaurants and shops convenient to the residents, students and neighbors.
Spinnaker Portfolio, Connecticut
Spinnaker Portfolio consists of 47,000 square feet of retail woven into an apartment community in this little Connecticut village containing nearly 400 apartment units.
800 J Lofts, Sacramento
800 J Lofts is two blocks from the new Sacramento Entertainment and Sports Center. Twenty thousand square feet of retail includes restaurants and financial services companies, 225 apartment units and a parking garage.
Olive & Pico, Los Angeles
G12, Los Angeles
G12/Olive & Pico are side by side twin projects in downtown Los Angeles’ blossoming South Park neighborhood. A total of over 650 living units and 20,000 square feet of street level retail the project is conveniently located just adjacent to LA Live, which includes the Staples and LA Convention centers, 7th Street Restaurant Row and the Grammy Museum.
Argonne Business Center, Spokane
Argonne Business Center is a multi-tenant office project along I-90 in Spokane Valley offering convenience to all areas of Spokane with first class finishes.
Radisys/Genetech Buildings, Hillsboro, OR
These two Class “A” suburban buildings are connected by a glassed-in pedestrian walkway and are adjacent to two small lakes in the Dawson Creek Corporate Park of the Sunset Corridor. Radisys Corporation and Genetech utilize the 130,000 square foot space for office along with research and development activities.
Radisys/Genetech Buildings
Central Business Park
Central Business Park, Spokane
Acquired in 2012, this 520,000 square foot former SuperValu distribution center is the premier renovated Class A multi-purpose industrial business project in the Spokane market. Situated on nearly 24 acres of land along Montgomery Road in Spokane Valley, Central Business Park is the home of PepsiCo, Skagit Farm Supply, Spokane Cold Storage, Lile Moving & Storage, and Wolff Services Corp, and is strategically located near both I-90 and SR-290 between Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
Aero Business Center, Spokane
Located just south of I-90 between downtown Spokane and the International Airport, Aero Business Center is a 150,000 square foot industrial park located on over 7 acres.
Pine Valley Ranch, Spokane, WA
Pine Valley Ranch in Spokane is a 256-unit, Class “A” apartment asset located in a highly desirable neighborhood accessible to schools for every age group.
Badger Mountain Ranch, Richland, WA
Badger Mountain Ranch was completed in 2013 in the upscale neighborhood of Richland, WA. With 176 garden style apartment units, the project also has a theater, pool, and spa along with a 24-hour fitness facility for the residents.
Badger Mountain Ranch
Island View Apartments
Island View Apartments, Richland, WA
Island View Apartments is a 144 unit apartment community located on a 7-acre site adjacent to the Columbia River trail system in the Tri-Cities area.