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Richter Leigh

Leigh Richter

Executive Vice President

Corporate Office

3100 McKinnon Street, Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75201

Ph: 972.776.7032

Leigh specializes in the leasing and brokerage of retail, office, industrial, self-storage properties, and land for development, representing both buyers and sellers.  Her background includes project leasing, property management and asset management, as well as personal ownership of commercial properties.  A leader in the industry, Leigh is known for high energy and enthusiasm, creative problem solving and for results-oriented marketing skills.

Leigh’s extensive background includes the leasing, sale and/or management of projects such as these properties:

  • Potter Square- 32,000 SF Knox-Henderson area – Specialty retail & restaurants. Ongoing leasing/asset management assignment since 1995.
  • McKinney Avenue – 14,000 SF Retail property
  • Adele Hunt Furniture Building – Snider Plaza – 21,000 SF
  • Snider Plaza – 10,300 SF – Retail & Office building
  • Lovers Lane – Retail leasing for several local family offices.
  • 610 Uptown Blvd, Cedar Hill, TX – 76,905 SF – Retail & Office building
  • Westgrove Air Plaza, Addison, TX – 80,000 SF – Office & Hangars
  • Disposition of 13 Office/Flex assets for Maxim Integrated Products

 

Other projects have included the Forum 303 Regional Mall in Arlington, Plaza of the Americas (a mixed-use CBD project – 750,000 sf office, 150,000 sf retail, ice rink, hotel & 1,000 car garage), Olla Podrida Marketplace (67,000 sf specialty/artist mall) and neighborhood centers in Dallas, Addison, Plano, Flower Mound, Lewisville, Hurst/Bedford, Arlington and Waco, Texas. 

A native of Dallas, Ms. Richter is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. 

Leigh was recruited in 2011 to join the Cox Advisory Board for the SMU Cox Business School.  She continues to serve as an advisor/mentor to MBA students, as well as Undergraduate Business students.  She continues to serve and mentor students each year.

She has held the designation of Certified Property Manager (CPM®) since 1985 and is a member of the Dallas Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).  In 2019, she became a CPM Emeritus.

A member of CREW Dallas since 1986 and CREW National Network, Leigh served as the 2008 President for the Dallas chapter.  In 2009 she served as the Chair of the CREW In the Community Board and the Strategic Advisor in 2010.  In 2009, she was Chair of the Governance & Membership Committee for CREW National Network.

In 2012, CREW in the Community awarded Leigh the first ever Community Service Award.

In 2014, CREW Dallas awarded Leigh the Outstanding Achievement Award. The OAA is the highest award and recognition given each year to a CREW Dallas Member.  Dating back to 1984, CREW Dallas has honored individual members who have demonstrated achievement excellence in several areas: 

  • Career
  • Professional distinction
  • Industry peer recognition
  • Service to the community 
  • Involvement within CREW Dallas and/or CREW Network.  

Texas Women’s Foundation (formerly Dallas Women’s Foundation) elected Leigh as a Trustee and served from 2009 through 2013, following her service term in 2008 as the CREW Dallas Board Representative.  She remains active as a member of the Advocacy Committee and represented the Foundation in their lease renewal and expansion of office space.

Ms. Richter completed a 6-year term (2006-2011) on the Board of Directors of Our Friends Place, a non-profit organization that provides a safe, home environment for girls and young women.  She continues to serve on the Advisory Council and represents the non-profit in its office lease negotiations.

In 2011, Bank of America recognized Ms. Richter with one of their Local Hero Awards for Dallas, as part of their national Neighborhood Excellence Program.  Our Friends Place received a grant of $5,000 for her recognition.

In 2016, Our Friends Place has named Leigh as the recipient of the Ebby Award.  The Ebby Award recognizes individuals who contribute significant achievements for the advancement of girls and women in North Texas. It is named after Ebby Halliday Acers for her commitment and contributions to women in our community; Ebby was the first recipient of the award in 2005.

Other industry affiliations include North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR) and Preservation Dallas. 

Community involvement includes the Historical Society of Dallas, Urban Armadillos, Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, Kimball Art Museum and the Dallas Museum of Art.

Leigh has completed a 3-year term as a Director on the Board of the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR), from 2017 to 2019.

In July 2019, Leigh was elected to serve a second three-year term on the Preservation Dallas Board of Trustees.  She is a member of the Preservation Issues Committee. 

In December 2017, Leigh was approved by Dallas City Council to be appointed to the City of Dallas Landmark Commission.  Her initial term ran through September 2019 and she represents District 12.  In October 2019, the new District 12 City Councilmember re-appointed her for another two-year term.

In November 2019, Leigh joined the Frankford Preservation Foundation Board and will be involved in maintaining and operating the Historic Frankford Church (established in 1897), the Blackland Prairie and the Indian Spring which was a water source for the Native Indians and settlers in this area of North Texas.  This site adjoins the Frankford Cemetery which traces its history back to the 1860’s.

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    Property: Legend Bank Building
    Office For Lease

    Legend Bank Building

    6851 Ne Loop 820 | North Richland Hills, TEXAS

    Type: Multi-Tenant

    26,213 SF

    Rental Rate: $13.00 Plus Electric

    Property: Midkel Plaza - Pad Site
    Ground Lease For Lease

    Midkel Plaza - Pad Site

    Midway Road | Addison, TEXAS

    Type: Pad Site

    45,738 SF

    Property: Inwood World Plaza
    Retail For Lease

    Inwood World Plaza

    14803 14823 Inwood Rd | Addison, TEXAS

    3,500 SF

    Rental Rate: $12.00 Triple Net

    Property: Colleyville Plaza
    Retail For Lease

    Colleyville Plaza

    5005 Colleyville Blvd | Colleyville, TEXAS

    Type: Office

    4,832 SF

    Rental Rate: $15.00 - $17.00 Triple Net

    Fully Occupied
    Property: 4535 Frankford Rd
    Office For Lease

    4535 Frankford Rd

    4535 Frankford Rd | Dallas, TEXAS

    Type: Medical

    Call for Rate

    Retail Sold
    Property: 1751 Eastchase Pky
    Retail For Sale

    1751 Eastchase Pky

    1751 Eastchase Pky | Fort Worth, TEXAS

    10,000 SF

    Price: $1,350,000.00

    Property: MacArthur Marketplace
    Retail For Lease

    MacArthur Marketplace

    7979 N Mac Arthur Blvd | Irving, TEXAS

    Fully Occupied
    Property: Creekwalk Village
    Retail For Lease

    Creekwalk Village

    609 W 15th St | Plano, TEXAS

    Rental Rate: $12.00 Triple Net

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