About Us

The Cliffhaven Development Story

Creating your real estate solution is more than following a timeworn path to manage and leverage the outcome. The Cliffhaven process is a larger business solution that begins with an understanding of the many moving parts and ends with the trusted judgment we provide — the art in the process of development. Using nurtured relationships and decades of insights, we have helped our clients and partners make certain the uncertainties in property development for over 25 years.

Relationships and experience are the heart and soul of development done well. We have worked with many of the over 120 cities, jurisdictions and agencies throughout Southern California that influence your commercial projects…creating an expansive network of professionals who know business and commercial real estate.

The Cliffhaven process means working with the larger business vision in mind and unrelenting commitment to take care of the details that lead to your development success.

Our Team

For nearly three decades, Cliffhaven Development Founder and Principal, Ralph Deppisch has contributed to the rapid growth in Southern California’s commercial real estate marketplace.

Ralph and his associates will successfully assist his clients and their projects on a path of success by leveraging his extensive background and relationships to ensure that its efforts will maximize the potential value of the assignment/project.

Cliffhaven Companies has developed dozens of projects with a total value in excess of $1.1B. It is this experience over the years that have resulted in a successful track record and provides the framework of certainty that is the foundation that Cliffhaven draws upon in serving his clients/projects. Strong Commercial Development experience along with value added Asset Management expertise are the underpinnings of Cliffhaven’s track record of success that can be relied upon when you “Partner” with Cliffhaven