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Louis Maalouf is a business professional with over 25 years of retail, real estate, financing and business development experience and has an outstanding record in the direct management of all phases of real estate and retail operations. An enthusiastic team player, leader and strategic thinker, an effective planner and skilled negotiator, and a results oriented hands-on operator.


Since 1991, as Broker and Consultant, and previously as Vice President of Real Estate and Development for a national retail company:

  • Managed the real estate portfolio of a national retail chain, with over 230 locations and in excess of 4.2 million square feet.

  • Completed more than 200 real estate transactions, encompassing over 5 million square feet, which included retail, industrial, and commercial acquisitions, sales, dispositions and lease renewals, covering both corporate and commercial sectors.

  • Wound down and disposed of two retail networks, one in Canada and the second in the U.S.

  • Maintained one of the lowest occupancy cost ratios (3.5%) and occupancy rates ($12.00/sq.ft. Gross) in the retail industry, and secured improvements and inducements from landlords that averaged over $35.00/sq.ft.

  • Completed the development of 3 distribution centres, the construction of over 70 projects and new stores, and the renovation of over 100 retail showrooms.

  • Lead the design, development, execution and management of several new retail formats, including a Jewellery store, over 200 pick-up and drop off points that ranged in size from free standing kiosks to over 5,000 sq.ft., toy and catalogue store combination stores that ranged in size from 10,000 to over 40,000 sq.ft., grocer and catalogue store combinations, to name a few.

  • Modularized the production of fixtures, improved construction sourcing and bid processes, expedited the development of retail plans through the introduction of auto CAD and streamlined store, market and network openings, closings and relocations.

  • Improved store, market, and network assessments through the introduction of geographic information systems, retail and real estate network modeling applications.

  • More recently completed business plans, market and feasibility studies and secured financing for retail, wholesale and logistics companies, with annual sales that ranged from 10 to over 500 million, and real estate projects, including housing and hotel projects, that ranged from 2 million to over 100 million.

  • Facilitated the sourcing of imports for local wholesalers and secured favorable payment terms; that ranged from 30 to over 90 days, without the requirement to post letters of credit.

  • Acted for and successfully resolved disputes between major Landlords and Tenants.

In the 3 years prior to 1991, as Vice President of Business Development, lead the development, execution and management of several retail business initiatives, including:

  • The development and roll-out of a franchise programme to a national retail chain and franchised over 30 stores, at a cost of over $20 Million in less than 2 years.

  • The development of a concessionaire/Agency programme, and the roll-out of the programme to over 200 locations within two years, and generated over $100 million in sales demand.

  • The development of two telemarketing centres, one in Toronto and the second in Montreal, including telemarketing, telephony and self serve kiosk technology and logistics facilities and systems, and generated over $25 million in sales demand.

  • The development and roll-out of a pick up/drop off joint venture programme with Canada Post.

Previously as Vice President and Director of Retail Operations:

  • Managed the retail operation of a national retail chain with over $700 million in annual sales, 3,600 employees and over 220 locations, including responsibility for human resource, loss prevention, reverse logistics, mail order and business development departments. Achieved good sales growth and drop in store operating costs. Also, maintained harmonious labour relations, both in unionized and non-unionized environments, developed and introduced effective training programmes, increased labour productivity, improved in-store inventory controls, customer service and reduced in store shrink.
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