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Stronger Together: A Message from Geordy Johnson

We pledge to do our part in combatting all forms of hatred, disrespect, and bigotry.

Lisa Giaimo recognized in Top 25 Extraordinary Minds by Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI)

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) is thrilled to recognize the brightest minds in the hospitality industry.

The Johnson Group joins SC leaders in support of clean energy

We support increasing the amount of clean energy generated in South Carolina and think the Public Service Commission should too.

The Johnson Group mourns the loss of William Spry

William Spry, COO and President of Johnson Development’s self-storage division, passed away on August 22, 2019. JDA’s team members, partners, families and friends will forever mourn the loss of William and his leadership, generosity, intelligence, modesty and friendship.

Hyatt Centric Mountain View Opens in Silicon Valley

"Not just in Mountain View, this hotel is truly of Mountain View," says Corry Oakes, President and CEO of OTO Development, part of The Johnson Group. "The lively design captures the community's innovative vibe, immersing guests in the essence of Silicon Valley.

OTO Development CEO talks pipeline, outlook, innovation

OTO Development CEO Corry Oakes shared highlights of his company's 2018 activities, his strategy for 2019 and his hotel industry outlook.

Leo Twiggs curates new Johnson Collection exhibit focusing on historically black colleges, universities

The Johnson Collection continues its work to uplift Southern artists with an exhibit focusing on art created at historically black colleges and universities.

Viaduct gold rush: Big money flows into area around doomed Seattle highway

Johnson Development Associates, Inc. looks for the right investments at the right times, and they aren’t always obvious. In 2015, JDA West purchased a lot near the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle and transformed it into Elara at the Market, a mid-rise apartment complex. Ours is just one of the projects contributing to the viaduct area revitalization, featured in this article.

OTO Development earns 6 Adrian awards for excellence in travel marketing

OTO's eCommerce department was recognized by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) for excellence in a range of categories in advertising, social and digital media and marketing. 

Sunshine generates new investments in Spartanburg County

While California-based Renewable Properties begins work on a $22.7 million investment in solar facilities throughout Spartanburg County, Johnson Development Associates is moving forward with small-scale, 2-megawatt solar projects on 16 of its Spartanburg sites.