NewFront Properties is a privately owned commercial real estate investment company that acquires, operates, and develops industrial and commercial properties, with a focus on value-add investments to achieve above market risk-adjusted returns for its investors.


Dedicated to dynamic infill locations with high barriers to entry, stable demand, and limited new supply.

NewFront targets properties that are critical infrastructure to the economy and everyday life. The firm specializes in creating value through its disciplined focus, strong relationships, off-market opportunities, creative and flexible deal structures and acting quickly with conviction to fund and close transactions. NewFront is a hands-on operator overseeing a team of strategic partners, driving value by identifying and improving inefficiencies. The firm is capitalized by private and institutional investors and is headquartered in Newport Beach, CA.

25+ Years
Of Experience
$1+ Billion
In Sales
4.2 Million
Square Feet of Experience
Our Track Record

Resilient knowledge & expertise: empowering distinction.

NewFront Properties thrives by leveraging our extensive experience, industry expertise, and strong network. With a track record of successful ventures, we excel in identifying profitable opportunities and negotiating advantageous deals. Armed with deep market knowledge, we navigate challenges with precision and deliver exceptional results.

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Acquisition Criteria

Intense focus on sub-institutional middle market value add assets concentrated in dynamic infill locations.


Industrial, retail, land acquisitions that are opportunistic and value-add.


Dynamic infill locations in Southern California: Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Inland Empire.


10-100k SF of building on less than 5 acres of land.

Price Range

$2.0M - $25M transactions.

Product Type

Class B & C industrial properties, leased, vacant, multi-tenant, single tenant and outdoor storage uses.  Environmentally impacted properties will also be considered.


Broker incentives, investment opportunities, exclusive lease and resale opportunities.

The Team

Great projects start with a solid foundation.

President, Founder

Jonathan Metcalfe is a Principal and Co-Founder of NewFront Properties. In this capacity, Mr. Metcalfe is responsible for managing and sourcing investments as well as the capital markets strategies for the company. He also provides the strategic vision for NewFront Properties as it continues to evolve as active player in the commercial real estate sector.

President, Founder

Evangelo Karantonis is a Principal and Co-Founder of NewFront Properties. Mr. Karantonis oversees the sourcing, acquisition, management and disposition of investments as well as fostering relationships with capital providers, brokers, vendors and other strategic partners. He also generates and implements the overall strategic vision for the company.


Let’s get in touch.

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3857 Birch St. #307
Newport Beach, CA 92660

3857 Birch St. #307, Newport Beach, CA 92660

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