Kornfeld Real Estate LLC is a private equity firm specializing in the development and ownership of quality Class-A shopping centers. The company owns a dozen retail properties in Colorado, Texas and Ohio. Its principals have developed more than four million square feet of retail space in the western United States, including Colorado, California, Arizona, Nebraska and Wyoming. Throughout its tenure, Kornfeld Real Estate has selected retail sites that excel in the fundamentals of retail: strong locations, quality anchors, high traffic counts, excellent access and unobstructed visibility.
The firm strives to create a vibrant tenant mix in all of its centers, with a combination of national, regional and independent operators. Many of the tenants in Kornfeld centers were start-up businesses, and have grown into established stores and restaurants after many years of successful operation. The company has built its reputation on working closely with its tenants, taking an active role in the operations of its properties, and ensuring that it creates an environment in which its tenants thrive.
In 1994 the firm’s Managing Partner, Brad Kornfeld, created The Kornfeld Real Estate Group, LLC, a consultancy that advises retailers, land owners, luxury hotels and local governments on a wide variety of retail issues. Clients have included The City of Aspen, CO; The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd.; The Home Depot and The Schwan Food Company among many others. Click here to learn more about the Kornfeld Group.
About Brad Kornfeld
Bradley T. Kornfeld is the asset manager for a portfolio of Class-A retail properties of approximately 700,000 square feet throughout Colorado, Texas and Ohio. He began his commercial real estate career in 1994 with Kornfeld Koslosky Properties, overseeing all legal work related to the firm’s shopping centers and becoming heavily involved in the development of new retail properties including site selection, retail anchor negotiations, securing entitlements, tenant lease negotiations and disposition of retail assets. Mr. Kornfeld’s responsibilities then grew to include full responsibility for supervision of property management and leasing. In 2009 Mr. Kornfeld secured full ownership of the firm, renaming it The Kornfeld Companies. In 2018 he retained Newmark Knight Frank to manage the porfolio and closed The Kornfeld Companies in order to focus exclusively on the portfolio he oversees, including asset management, leasing, construction management and finance.
Mr. Kornfeld has developed more than 2 million square feet of retail space and has negotiated more than 750 commercial leases and 50 purchase and sale contracts with a wide range of national, regional and local retailers. Mr. Kornfeld is a licensed attorney and real estate broker. He received his B.S. from Emory University and his J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center. His community service includes serving on the Board of Directors of Donor Alliance, the federally-chartered organ procurement organization for Colorado & Wyoming, whose responsibilities include recovery of donated organs and tissues for transplantation and administering both states’ organ donor registries. Mr. Kornfeld will serve as Treasurer and is also one of the few non-medical board members of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the organization designated by the United States Congress to establish organ donation policies throughout the United States. Mr. Kornfeld also serves as a trustee for Rose Community Foundation. He enjoys the mountains, travel and spending time with his wife and three children.