Chris Ressa is the COO of DLC Management and the Host of Retail Retold.
Chris is very active in Commerical Real Estate, the Podcasting world, Linkedin and Clubhouse. He is a leader in the industry and is making major waves in the CRE space. He has been the COO of DLC Management for over 9 years and he has effectively impacted their growth during that time. DLC made up of a team of specialized real estate entrepreneurs who are committed to making retail places better. They focus on success as a team through their partnerships to help steak holders in the areas of acquisitions, new development, leasing and third-party property management.
The future of the retail store landscape
Talking about the future of the retail store landscape and what brick and mortar will be with the changes in 2020. Chris believes that retail will continue to be prevalent in our lifetime and how retail stores can remain in demand. We also dive into the importance of marketing and how to stay relevant.
At DLC, success goes beyond profitability. We’re fully invested in our people and their #success.
With over 185 years of senior management experience, DLC knows what it takes to operate shopping centers successfully, maintaining expert in-house capabilities to support all critical real estate, financial, legal and reporting services, guided by a hands-on, proactive management style.
4 primary business lines include:
- Value-Add/Opportunistic: The acquisition and value enhancement, and/or re-development of large open air shopping centers as a principal that are not operating up to their optimum potential.
- Core Plus: The acquisition and long term ownership of high quality predominantly stable retail assets/portfolios offering strong current cash yields with opportunity for incremental value enhancement.
- DLC Development: The land assemblage, entitlement, development and construction of net leased credit retail places in dense in fill locations frequently (but not exclusively) involving multiple parcels and complex environmental issues.