Connecting capital and communities.

DL3 Realty is a full-service real estate development firm committed to accelerating the transformation of emerging communities through high-impact commercial real estate projects.

 
 
 
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DEVELOPERS

of commercial real estate projects that improve the quality of life in Chicago’s neighborhoods.

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ADVISORS

to anchor institutions, regional employers and municipalities working to build strong communities.

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INVESTors

who help manage institutional capital using a nationally-recognized approach to yield financial and social returns.

 

Introducing Venture Forward Chicago

A new private fund for accredited investors seeking to realize attractive, risk-adjusted returns and meaningful impact in Chicago’s neighborhoods.

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OUR VISION FOR CHICAGO’S NEIGHBORHOODS

10 years. 10,000 jobs. 10,000,000 square feet. 



"DL3 Realty is bringing a new perspective to community and economic development"

William Towns, Executive Director of Benefit Chicago


How We Do It

A nationally-recognized, intentional approach to community revitalization

DL3 Realty’s managing partner, Leon I. Walker, is a pioneer in community-based commercial development. For the last 20 years, his nationally-recognized Venture Development model is a roadmap for yielding equity investors attractive, risk-adjusted returns via community-based, high-impact commercial real estate developments.

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