Empowering Brands to THRIVE

Unparalleled lease market knowledge and expertise.

Representing select tenants, landlords, retailers, and restaurateurs.

We are a full-service real estate company established in 2000, serving the Midwest and other select thriving USA locations. We are focused in the retail sector, providing our clients with highest quality of service and representation. GDP Group specializes in hospitality and lifestyle projects. We work with seasoned tenants and landlords to expand brands, lease spaces, buy and sell their businesses and real estate.

Chicago Restaurant Real Estate Broker


We represent a select groups of successful local and national retail tenants, providing expert guidance to make informed and confident decisions. We stay ahead of the curve, adapting to new market trends.


We work on behalf of hundreds of owners and developers to lease their properties. By utilizing our expertise and extensive research, we guide owners through the lease process, helping them to achieve their goals.

Chicago Restaurant License Acquisition


Our extensive experience and network we have established with the City of Chicago allows us to acquire and transfer of all types of City of Chicago and State of Illinois Hospitality Licenses.

Who We Are

We are results driven and are especially proud of our long history and ongoing relationships with our clients. We are in the know about the latest retail trends and up and coming retail locations (ie: River North in 2000 and Fulton Market in 2010, in Old Town 1995). Our resources, relationships, market knowledge, and experience, blended with research and analysis, allows us to create positive growth and a meaningful impact in the marketplace for our clients.


Looking for that perfect location?

Let’s talk about your vision, location, square feet required, budget, and timing. We have the experience and resources to develop a plan and accomplish those goals.

Latest News

From Eater article by Ashok Selvam Photography by Barry Brecheisen published March 8, 2024 DineAmic Group opens their sixth restaurant in the West Loop and Fulton Market area. La Serre is a French-Mediterranean restaurant from DineAmic Hospitality Group with a unique all-season ledge room and [...]

From Eater article by Ashok Selvam published Feb 12, 2024 Photography by Garrett Sweet Bisous. It’s French for little kisses on the cheek, the type of affection displayed when greeting or saying goodbye.  Footman partner, Peter Vestinos, describes Bisous as a kind of companion to [...]

From Eater article by Naomi Waxman published April 12, 2023 Photography b y Barry Brecheisen The duo behind more than a dozen spots including Greek restaurant Lyra in West Loop, Sienna Tavern in River North and Prime & Provisions in the Loop, will raise the [...]

Violí, Dineamic Group's second Greek restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Oakbrook Center, situated between Beatrix and Maggiano’s. It replaces the classic French bistro Mon Ami Gabi, which closed late last year after the restaurant’s lease expired. Violí hopes to be more [...]

Daniel Pedemonte represented the seller, owner of property and Zia's Lago Vista restuarant. Sean Mason agent of CRER represented the buyer, Mavrek Development. The property will be developed into a beautiful 41 unit contemporary rental building. Daniel Pedemonte would like to thank all the parties [...]

GDP Group successfully leased out 14 W Hubbard the former Henry's, closed 8000SF restaurant space. Bar Stool Sports chose River North at this location, to be one of the first in the many to come new locations across the country. We welcome them and wish [...]