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.
of commercial real estate projects that improve the quality of life in Chicago’s neighborhoods.
to anchor institutions, regional employers and municipalities working to build strong communities.
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.
OUR VISION FOR CHICAGO’S NEIGHBORHOODS
10 years. 10,000 jobs. 10,000,000 square feet.
Woodlawn Health Exchange
42,000 sf of mixed-use medical space in Woodlawn, Chicago
Estimated completion Q4 2020
50,000 sf of mixed-use retail space in Englewood, Chicago
Completed Q3 2016
72,000 sf of mixed-use office and retail space in Woodlawn, Chicago
Estimated completion Q2 2021
"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.