The Plaza Property Advisors Team
John Colt Landreth - Principal
Mr. Landreth has over forty (40) years of experience in the commercial and industrial real estate business. Mr. Landreth is the President of Plaza Property Advisors, Inc. ('PPA'), which is a Chicago-based real estate consulting firm operating both nationally and internationally. A hallmark of PPA is the integration of real estate finance and capital structure expertise with property acquisition both leasehold and freehold. A product of this integration is The Wholesale Build-To-Suit Technique which we created in the mid 1980's and has been successfully deployed to the benefit of many corporate clients.
Representative transactions include:
- -The financing, purchase and sale of several industrial property portfolios
- -Myriad corporate property build-to-suits
- -The sale of institutional office buildings and the financing of a major hotel asset.
A major focus of PPA is real estate due diligence consulting for our private equity clients.
PPA is an industrial development and investment firm with projects in northern Illinois. Representative transactions include the development of several industrial parks and individual properties as well as several office properties.
Mr. Landreth is also President of Plaza Press which publishes the autobiography of William Zeckendorf.
He has served as an expert witness in the areas of land use and valuation for both financial and municipal institutions.
Mr. Landreth is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), SIOR, and he served on the board of the MIT Center for Real Estate from 1996-2002.
Mr. Landreth is a licensed Commercial Real Estate Broker
Eliza Dudek - Asset Manager
joined Plaza Property Advisors in 2007 as Director of Research and Communications. Her responsibilities include lease review and analysis, due diligence and industry and company research. In 2010, she also became Director of Asset Management, overseeing the asset management of our client's portfolio companies' property interest and PPA’s direct investments.
Prior to joining PPA, she was President of Catalyst Promotions, a Chicago-based marketing company providing lead generation to large financial and credit institutions. Eliza is a residential building owner and investor for her own account. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in international relations.
Mrs. Dudek is a licensed Commercial Real Estate Broker
Joseph McWeeney - General Counsel and Director of Real Estate Due Diligence
Joe graduated from Marquette University's school of Business Administration with a double major in Marketing and Commercial Real Estate. Joe graduated from DePaul University’s School of Law in December of 2016 and is a Registered Attorney in the state of Illinois. Joe has worked at PPA since 2012 and now manages the acquisition due diligence process. He is responsible for procuring and analyzing lease information, property taxes, entitlement & zoning, access/egress, deferred maintenance reports, change-in-control, and security.
(312) 670 -1514
Plaza Property Advisors, Inc.
200 East Walton Place
Chicago, IL 60611
Telephone: (312) 670-1500
Fax: (312) 670 1523