Keynote Speaker: Lindsay Parton

lindsay_parton_120pxAs a principal of DJM Capital, Lindsay Parton directs all property acquisitions and oversees all development and construction activities for the company.  Parton leads DJM’s highly skilled staff responsible for property entitlements, governmental and community relations, architectural and land planning, construction management, and positioning of ground-up and redevelopment properties. Parton is responsible for the Bella Terra and Pacific City developments in Huntington Beach and the redevelopment of Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach.

Pacific City along Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach contains a stunning beachfront mixed-use development at the epicenter of the surf culture and Southern California style was nominated in 2015 under the new construction category for the SPIRE awards because if beautiful blend commercial, retail, and housing.

Pacific City’s retail hub houses 191,000 square feet of unique shops, an upscale Equinox fitness facility and spa, an exciting collection of first-to-market restaurants and unique eateries with the most progressive menus and stunning interiors, and Lot 579, a unique artisanal market and California culinary experience with multiple food purveyors.    The outdoor environment is nothing short of awesome, with vistas and views from every plaza, deck and patio.  Stroll throughout Pacific City, experience the beautiful, indigenous landscaping, hang out awhile in comfortable outdoor lounges, enjoy the fire pit in the evenings, view the sunset from the deck, or linger in front of the outdoor movie screen at every turn, a place that embodies the best of what SoCal culture has come to represent and an intangible quality coveted around the world for its “cool” factor that is not easily duplicated but sought after nonetheless.

Parton quoted in OC Register on Aug 21, 2013, “Every opportunity to create view corridors has been incorporated into the design. Standing on the property the salt air reminds us that the ocean is our anchor around which the retail and hotel revolves.”

With a fine-tuned antenna to consumers’ ever-changing tastes, nationwide appeal, and keen retail acumen, Parton brings a market sensitivity and mastery of all phases of development in the highly competitive, Southern California real estate environment.  His unique blend of experience brings a man with his pulse on what works in the Orange County markets and across the United States.

He holds a B.A. in Economics from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, he has been on the regional and international boards of Young Life, as well as being involved with the National Prayer breakfast in Washington D.C. Mr. Parton is also Chairman of the Board of Apolis, a global apparel brand operated by his family.