Who We Are
ekoLiving Apartments is a division of WDC Properties, a well established local grown development company that is headquartered in the Portland area. Our company has operated for over 30 years and maintains assets in multi-family, retail, office, and governmental real estate. WDC Properties team members are committed to offering the highest level of customer service and expertise. Our dedicated team is prepared to cater to your every need.
We are dedicated to helping our residents save time, money and hassles with a more reliable, professional standard of service. We will continue to lead the Portland area property management industry with consistently superior customer service and proactive attention throughout the complete rental lifecycle.
Meet Your Property Management Experts
Vice President Of Property Management
Lana Ayala began her career in real estate in 2009 and joined WDC Properties in 2016. After earning her degree in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing she began working for a real estate investment company where she learned interior/exterior renovations, leasing, and management from the bottom up.
As Vice President, Lana is a high energy, results-driven leader focused on taking calculated risks promptly. She finds satisfaction in making dreams and opportunities move toward completion by bringing together the people and resources needed to achieve them. She is effective because she encourages everyone on the team to use their voice and ensures that all facets of each opportunity are explored.
Regional Portfolio Manager
Natisha Peavy joined WDC Properties in 2016, after six years working locally in property management. At her previous company she successfully managed a large portfolio in Gresham as well as a luxury apartment community in Portland.
As Regional Portfolio Manager, she assists with the management of each ekoLiving community. She provides support to the on-site staff to ensure that each property is running smoothly and efficiently. Natisha plays a key role in the successful lease up and planning of future developments for the WDC Properties. Her outstanding leadership skills and her willingness to step in and help in any situation makes her the perfect fit for this position.
Multi-Site Residential Property Manager
Kristen Tyler is the newest member of our team joining the WDC Properties in December 2016, as Property Manager for all of our multifamily communities. With more than 10 years of management and sales experience, Kristen understands the dynamics of managing and overseeing the day to day operations,
With a warm, friendly & trustworthy personality she has achieved much success in management within the Property Management Industry. Kristen has many capacities in building long lasting relationships with her residents and looks forward to bringing those skills to our community’s needs.
Leasing & Marketing Manager
Emilie joined the WDC Properties in January 2016, as a Leasing Specialist. She has a rich work history in both the education and sales industries, bringing a fresh and unique skill-set to our leasing team.
As a Leasing & Marketing Manager, Emilie has oversight in all phases of the lease flow, including marketing, lease preparation, and client satisfaction. Emilie’s creative marketing techniques, and exceptional sales skills she has become a vital part of our leasing department. Responsibilities include marketing, branding, leasing team management and client follow up.
Jasmine Martin joined WDC Properties in early 2017, as a Leasing Specialist. With previous experience in the property management, leasing, her knowledge, exceptional customer service skills and attention to detail has become a vital part of our leasing department.
As a Leasing Specialist, Jasmine acts as a liaison between the applicants and property owners throughout the leasing process in the negotiation of rent rate, move in date, and special requests pertaining to the property. Responsibilities include marketing the property, preparing video tours, coordinating showings, responding to listing inquiries, and keeping clients.
Dezmond Lewis joined WDC Properties in early 2017, as a Leasing Specialist. With previous experience in the sales, exceptional knowledge of the Portland neighborhoods, and keen ability to connect with our clients proves to be an asset to our leasing department.
As a Leasing Specialist, Dezmond acts as a liaison between the applicants and property owners throughout the leasing process in the negotiation of rent rate, move in date, and special requests pertaining to the property. Responsibilities include marketing the property, preparing video tours, coordinating showings, responding to listing inquiries, and keeping clients.