Paul Ahern began his real estate career in 2009 working at Location Matters, a boutique real estate brokerage as the company’s first hire after inception. While specializing in sales and leasing of restaurant/hospitality related real estate and businesses, Paul quickly became one of the main driving forces behind the company’s success with his expertise in real estate, leasing, business sale transactions, alcohol licensing, and intimate understanding of various intricacies between different neighborhoods and nightlife markets.
Throughout his career in commercial real estate, Paul has been involved in retail and restaurant related sales and leasing transactions valued at over $100M on behalf of Landlords and Tenants. Described as an edgy, enthusiastic player who is always willing to go above and beyond; Paul attributes his accomplishments and success to his passion for helping others, competitive nature, strong client orientation, and dedication to always maintaining the highest level of integrity in both business and personal affairs. Paul Ahern has been recognized as one of the top hospitality real estate professionals throughout the San Diego market, and is often named, quoted, or used as a resource in hospitality news and write-ups.
Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Paul graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, with an emphasis in Advertisings and an Allied Discipline in Marketing. Outside of work, Paul enjoys the great outdoors, surfing, international travel, drinking obscene amounts of coffee, and spending time with his wife, daughter, and two French bulldogs.