Richard Korris - Principal

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Drawn to the world of commercial real estate, Richard Korris has built a national reputation for transforming distressed properties into fully leased retail centers. Rich enjoys strong relationships with national and regional retailers, as well as owners and investors who call on him to identify and unlock potential value in shopping centers across the country.

About Richard

Known for a tenant-centric approach, Rich brings a retailer’s eye to the field of development and leasing, taking satisfaction in finding the right tenant for each location. At Figure Eight Properties, Rich provides everything required to successfully complete a project, from finding a location to securing tenants, governmental approvals and financing.

Rich honed his experience in the development business – including leasing, self-development, redevelopment, and third-party – during his tenure at a property investment, development and management company with projects across the country. He then formed a development leasing, management and construction company in 1992 which he ran for more than 15 years.

A past officer and trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Rich has run the annual New England Retail Connection, an event that attracts retailers, brokers, restaurant and entertainment operators to Hartford, CT. He regularly attends the annual convention in Las Vegas and Regional Deal Making Conferences nationally. Rich has active projects across the Northeast and is actively looking for development opportunities and acquisition in Florida and Texas, where Figure Eight Properties has a growing portfolio.