CWS Asset Management and Sales
Company Background and Capabilities
CWS Asset Management and Sales (CWSAMS) and its principals have over 70-years cumulative experience in property management, marketing, and sales of a wide range of assets for a diverse international and national clientele, including government agencies, financial institutions, real estate developers, and other private-sector entities. As a woman-owned small business, CWSAMS has been involved in the sale of more than $1.0 billion dollars of assets for government agencies such as Department of Homeland Security; Department of Treasury; HUD; SBA; VA; Fannie Mae; Farmer's Home; the U.S. Marshals Service; IRS; Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the U.S. Secret Service. We comply with all Federal, state, and local statutes and regulations and have a DCAA-approved Accounting and Purchasing System.
CWSAMS is a fully integrated company unique to the industry. We provide project management and comprehensive marketing and sales services for a broad spectrum of assets, including commercial and residential real estate, vehicles, aircraft, vessels, industrial and commercial equipment, household items and jewelry. With offices throughout the United States, our team of experts handle every aspect of the sale. Our staff includes: project managers, print and web designers, web developers, marketing and public relations experts, media buyers, national licensed auctioneers, real estate brokers, financial consultants and closing agents.
For the past 25 years, CWSAMS has provided continuous support to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and its legacy agencies for the marketing and sale of seized and forfeited real and personal property. In 2012, we were awarded the Prime Contract for the Storage, Maintenance, and Disposal of Seized and Blocked Real Property for the Treasury Executive Office of Asset Forfeiture (TEOAF) and its client agencies. We provide contract management and day-to-day operations for complete life cycle property management from pre-seizure planning through disposition and close of escrow for Residential and Commercial Properties, Operating Businesses and Land located throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Ongoing management includes: inspection, survey, title work, appraisal, security, general maintenance and preservation, and repair.
We conduct market research, develop sophisticated advertising and promotional strategies, stock and oversee due diligence libraries, document and respond to sales inquiries, plan and execute buying seminars and sales events, conduct title research, conduct on-site and online auctions, broker, and negotiated sales, draft and oversee the completion of purchase contract documentation, and monitor property closing.
CWSAMS' e-commerce website with online auction technology has been operated by CWSAMS for ten years. We have blended e-commerce practices with industry leading sales practices to offer sellers both marketing strategies and a technology platform to magnify marketing reach and increase public participation. Our web site is an existing real-time marketing solution designed and maintained specifically for government asset sales. Our SAS-70 Type II server meets Department of Defense security standards and the website is fully compliant with Government guidelines established by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794d). We employ our sophisticated e-mailing marketing program to build lists of potential buyers and notify them of upcoming sales. The site is used to advertise real property sales; list property descriptions, photographs, virtual tours, and property information documents. Clients who have conducted online auctions with us include: U.S. Customs & Border Protection, U.S. Marshals Service, IRS-CI, Bureau of ATF, USDA, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other private and government entities.
CWS Asset Management & Sales is a recognized leader in Property Management and Sales. We look forward to continuing our winning tradition of providing innovative property management and sales solutions in this challenging and evolving marketplace.