Doug Henzlik has spent over 24 years in commercial real estate focusing on retail, developing and leasing shopping centers, and tenant representation.
After completing his degree from the University of Kansas, Doug began his career with Leo Eisenberg in the Charleston, SC branch specializing in development and leasing of Wal-Mart anchored shopping centers. In 1993, he started a branch office in Charleston, SC for JDN Realty Corporation, the largest developer of Wal-Mart locations in the mid 1990’s and one of the largest strip center REIT’s in the country, with an average of 115 properties in its portfolio.
In 1997, Doug joined Tyler Oliver and formed Henzlik-Oliver Real Estate. The group initially focused on tenant representation, small development deals and in recent years, Walgreens development projects. The joint venture is still a preferred developer for Walgreens and has completed 17 developments.
With a focus on shopping centers across the United States, Doug has acquired, developed or redeveloped over three-million square feet of retail. He has worked with well-known national brands such as: The Home Depot, Wal-Mart, Tractor Supply Company, Buffalo Wild Wings, Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, Mattress Firm, Staples, AT&T, Food Lion, AWG Grocery Stores, O’Reilly Automotive, and AutoZone.
Doug grew up in Leawood, KS where he attended Shawnee Mission South High School and played on the basketball team. After high school, he attended the University of Kansas where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, and also a member of the KU basketball team, playing in the 1986 Final Four Tournament.
Doug and his wife, Leslie, have been married for 20 years, have one son and two daughters, and live in Stilwell, KS. Doug also has two brothers; an older brother who has been in the real estate business his entire career, with more than 27+ years in retail development, leasing and tenant representation, and a younger brother with Down’s Syndrome who works at Dillons Grocery Stores.