a history of
excellence

Yellow Iron Real Estate provides investment and development solutions for investors, partners and tenants who require a partner capable of managing projects with unusual layers of complexity.

Multigenerational
development
expertise

As developers, we possess a unique and pragmatic approach to executing the most challenging projects. That’s no coincidence — for Yellow Iron, developing complex projects under difficult conditions is a family tradition.

CEO John Edwards Jr. spent his formative years on earthwork jobsites run by his father, John Edwards, Sr., a long-time leader in the heavy equipment, quarry reclamation and remediation industry [JD Edwards Co.]. This early exposure parlayed into degrees in Engineering, Construction Management and Real Estate, followed by 15 years of building stadiums, high-rises, medical and commercial offices for one of the world’s largest general contractors.

This multigenerational expertise, combined with the experience of Yellow Iron’s talented leaders, creates a team skill set unlike any other in the industry.

  • THROUGH THE YEARS

    1978

    JD Edwards Co. established.

  • THROUGH THE YEARS

    1987

    Dootson Clark St. Reclamation Project.

  • THROUGH THE YEARS

    1992

    JD moves from contracting into ranching out of state.

  • THROUGH THE YEARS

    2004

    JD Property purchases 83 Acres in Arcadia.

  • THROUGH THE YEARS

    2014

    Yellow Iron Investments established.

  • THROUGH THE YEARS

    2015

    Yellow Iron completes entitlement for 1.5M SF on the Arcadia Logistics Center.

  • THROUGH THE YEARS

    2017

    Arcadia Logistics Center completed and fully leased.

  • THROUGH THE YEARS

    2020

    Yellow Iron Team Members entitle The Park @ Live Oak (Irwindale), partnered with Irwindale Partners and JD Edwards Co. for earthwork and remediation.

  • THROUGH THE YEARS

    2021

    Yellow Iron acquired over $250M of commercial properties and land for future development and began syndicating real estate.

  • 1978
  • 1987
  • 1992
  • 2004
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2017
  • 2020
  • 2021

Leadership

John Edwards Jr.

John Edwards Jr.

CEO and President

Tony Spinrad

Tony Spinrad

Vice President

Nick Ashwill

Nick Ashwill

Acquisitions Manager

Sam Sidoine

Sam Sidoine

Development Manager

Amber Shields

Amber Shields

Financial Manager

Christina Edwards

Christina Edwards

Marketing Manager

John Edwards Jr.

CEO and President

Tony Spinrad

Vice President

Nick Ashwill

Acquisitions Manager

Sam Sidoine

Development Manager

Amber Shields

Financial Manager

Christina Edwards

Marketing Manager

In the
Community

Yellow Iron Real Estate is an active member in the communities where we live and work; this includes getting to know our neighbors, both residential and commercial.

Yellow Iron supports nonprofits and other organizations doing important and valuable work, as well as spearheads community outreach.

Here are a few of the organizations that Yellow Iron
actively supports: