kate rust

Vice President

Michael Meade - Wilson Meade Commercial Real Estate

CalBRE# 01267678

Kate Rust, a leading land and investment broker in the Coachella Valley, has joined Wilson Meade as its Vice President. A long-time resident of the Coachella Valley, Kate has been integrally involved with the desert’s growth for more than 20 years. Kates skill set is expansive, and she is uniquely qualified to create value in the most challenging projects. Respected for her breadth of knowledge and expertise in acquisition, financial analysis, entitlements, development, absorption, and resale. Kate has handled transactions valuing more than $250 million consisting of thousands of acres of land, industrial buildings, and office. 

Beyond performing the necessary tasks of any acquisition, Kate makes a solid commitment to you during and after the transaction and takes pride in what she does. Value-added activities, which produces measurable results and saves time for your company.

                Significant Assignments:

Kate has been responsible for the sale of a substantial amount of land in the Inland Empire. Some of these include:  

  • 503-acre mixed use development. Kate was the driving force behind the new landowner agreeing to donate 100 acres as the east valley campus of the College of the Desert. In turn, this new campus added extreme value to the remaining land, which is now in various stages of development.
  • 217 finished single-family residential lots in the city of Coachella.
  • Palazzo – a single family residential development opportunity consisting of 8 completed homes along with 60 finished lots.
  • 345 acres of prime agricultural land in Thermal
  • 7,000 acres near and around the Salton Sea
  • US Filter Building, Palm Desert

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While working for Wilson Johnson, Anthony was awarded the Rookie of the year award. Since then, Anthony has been constantly improving his investment knowledge and communication skills to better himself as an agent and analyze investment risk and reward for his clients.

Anthony’s focus is on Multi-family, Hospitality investments as well as office and retail use.

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