Ken Leonard Associates

Retail Real Estate and Shopping Center Consultants

Mall and Shopping Center Expert Witness Services

Ken holds a BA in Liberal Arts and an MBA in Economics and Finance from The University of Chicago.  He is also working towards a masters in liberal arts at his alma mater.  He has lectured at numerous universities and given seminars through the ULI, ICSC, AMA, GLG, and NRMA. 

Areas of Expertise

Ken Leonard is a Commercial Real Estate Consultant specializing in virtually all matters relating to Shopping Centers, Malls,  Retail Stores and Commercial Real Estate and parking facilities. Ken has been retained in 60+ cases providing Litigation Support and Expert Witness services  for leading law firms, "Fortune 100" retail companies and national Shopping Center REITs throughout the United Sates and Internationally.


Ken brings a unique perspective to every consulting and expert witness assignment because he is one of the very few industry experts that have had senior executive "board room" experience representing the real estate needs of Anchor and Inline Retailers as well as Mall REITs and other landlords. His equal representation of Plaintiffs and Defendants represent another unique aspect of his practice.

  • ​​Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Commercial Property Management
  • Shopping Center Operations
  • Shopping Center Development
  • Shopping Center Leasing
  • Shopping Center Redevelopment
  • Mall Planning and Design
  • Grade Level and Structured Parking Facilities
  • Traffic and Circulation Management
  • Retail Portfolio Valuations
  • Revitalization of Vacant Anchors
  • Highest and Best Use Analysis
  • Wrongful Death Disputes
  • Standards of Care
  • Due Diligence Services
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Real Estate Damage Mitigation
  • Reciprocal Easement Agreements
  • Office and Warehouse Leasing
  • Common Area Maintenance (CAM) Disputes
  • Restrictive Covenant Issues
  • Anchor Tenant Negotiations
  • Purchase and Sale of Shopping Centers
  • Department Store Valuations
  • Brokerage Disputes