Scott Word

Scott Word

Principal, Industrial Investments
Los Angeles, CA

As the Principal of Rising’s Industrial Acquisitions Platform, Scott is focused on industrial property acquisitions and expanding Rising’s industrial footprint, ensuring quality execution and sustained growth.

Current Role

Scott is responsible for sourcing and executing industrial investment opportunities. With a keen eye for market trends, identifying investment opportunities, and a deep understanding of the industrial sector, Scott has been instrumental in spearheading major acquisitions that have significantly grown Rising’s industrial portfolio. As a result of Scott’s efforts, our firm has ventured into emerging markets such as Sacramento, Las Vegas, Houston, and the Central Valley, marking a new era of growth and diversification for the firm.

About Scott Word 

Scott holds a degree from the University of Oklahoma and is a highly respected professional known for his strong leadership. His ambition and dedication to his work have earned him a reputation as a value-driven leader. Outside of his role with Rising, he enjoys golfing with his sons, traveling, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Experience & Expertise

With over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate, Scott’s journey is a testament to his industry knowledge and leadership skills. He joined Rising Realty Partners in 2020, bringing with him a wealth of experience from previous key roles. His prior Principal positions with Landmark Realty Partners, Dvele, Waypoint, and Steelwave (formerly Legacy Partners), was marked by his leadership in acquisitions, development, joint ventures, underwriting, new market expansion, capital markets, and strategic investments. Notably, he has been instrumental in the completion of over $1.6 billion in value-add industrial and office acquisitions. Scott began his career at The Seeley Company, one of the most renowned industrial brokerage firms in Los Angeles, where his talent and skill quickly propelled him to a partner position, laying the foundation for his career trajectory.