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Real-Estate Investment, Development, Consulting

With a distinguished corporate legacy spanning more than half a century, a portfolio of landmark developments nationwide, and a real-estate consulting service sought by some of America’s largest corporations, the Klutznick Company occupies a unique niche in its profession.

333 West Wacker Drive, Chicago

333 West Wacker Drive, Chicago




The Klutznick team has provided advisory and consulting services for such prominent companies as General Dynamics Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company and McDonald’s Corporation.  Consulting services include strategic planning based on review and analysis of individual properties and nationwide portfolios, as well as services ranging from acquisition and disposition strategies to property repositioning and redevelopment, from zoning and entitlements to new project development.

Investment and Development

The Klutznick team has created landmark mixed-use, office, retail, hotel, resort, residential and new community properties across the nation. Among these are Chicago’s Water Tower Place, 730 North Michigan Avenue, The Peninsula Chicago hotel and 333 West Wacker Drive; Los Angeles’ Fox Plaza office tower; Denver’s City Center complex; Boston’s Copley Place; Cleveland’s Sohio headquarters building; Houston’s First City Tower; The Inn & Links at Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach, California; and The Little Nell hotel, Aspen, Colorado.

Development capabilities include site analysis, land-use planning, land acquisition, financing, construction, architectural design and sustainable building. Each project is carefully planned to create a unique development that will positively impact the community in which it is built.  Development strategies are provided from an entrepreneurial perspective with an emphasis on executing a comprehensive program designed to maximize long-term value.

The Klutznick team of experienced professionals provides a personal commitment to each venture that delivers both quality and innovation. The team also offers property management expertise for retail, office, hotel and resort communities.

We are trying to build a better life for our people. We will have failed if all we do is produce houses.
— Philip M. Klutznick, President, American Community Builders, Inc., February 14, 1948
The Peninsula Hotel, Chicago

The Peninsula Hotel, Chicago



Daniel T. Klutznick, Principal

Mr. Klutznick began his career in real-estate development in 1989.  He brings a broad array of experience to his work, including financial analysis, design, leasing, financing, construction and property/asset management.  MORE


John F. Klutznick, Principal

With more than 20 years of experience in the real-estate industry, Mr. Klutznick brings a breadth and depth of knowledge of investment, development and construction management for office, residential, retail, mixed-use, resort and hospitality projects to the company.  MORE


Steven R. Rudolph, Principal

Mr. Rudolph was formerly Senior Vice President of Thomas J. Klutznick Company where he partnered with Thomas Klutznick on Chicago’s 730 North Michigan Avenue retail development and  The Peninsula Chicago hotel, as well as the Desert Ridge and CityNorth projects in Phoenix.  Mr. Rudolph has experience in virtually all areas of real-estate development and ownership:  acquisitions, zoning and entitlements, finance, leasing, management and dispositions.  MORE


Thomas J. Klutznick, Chairman Emeritus

Mr. Klutznick is a real-estate entrepreneur, philanthropist and civic activist. MORE