LJK Advisors is a highly specialized consulting firm that focuses 100% of their time and energy within a narrow and tightly defined niche', casual dining site selection and development.
LJK's reputation and high- level connections within the commercial development industry provides enhanced credibility to the emerging casual dining concepts that they work with. Their areas of expertise include expansion strategy formulation, trade area analysis, site selection, ROI modeling, leasehold negotiations, and property entitlement and development. They have deep national market knowledge and an extensive track record with the major REIT's, shopping center developers, and institutional Landlords throughout the country.
LJK Advisors is led by Len Kareska. Len is a well-known, and highly regarded, corporate real estate executive with long established connections throughout the industry. Throughout most of his career Len has functioned as an “in house” corporate officer responsible for meeting his company’s expansion objectives. In that role he has directed the growth of concepts such as P.F. Chang's and California Pizza Kitchen during their periods of intense expansion. He brings that long range “in house” perspective to his client’s expansion effort.
123 S. Green Street – Suite 1206B
Chicago, Illinois 60607