Our Philosophy

What sets Watchdog apart is our commitment to service through transparency and an unwavering charter of one that guards against waste, loss, theft, or undesirable practices. We don’t believe in one-size fits all. Our Real Estate Advisory Services, in coordination with Watchdog Project Managers, are uniquely customized for every client’s vision, budget, and schedule. We support a wide spectrum of operators and occupiers including institutions, corporations, investors, family offices and HNWIs.

Our deep bench of analytical and creative thinkers takes a holistic approach at understanding your business goals and the unique set of key drivers and risk tolerances that affect your business. We partner with all necessary subject matter experts, internally and externally, to deliver tailored solutions and decision-making tools to guide impactful real estate and construction decisions.

John Leskow
Lori Strasser

Our Team

John Leskow specializes in Commercial Real Estate strategies with a comprehensive, customized  perspective, inclusive of considerations around portfolio solutions, market research, location strategy, lease administration and analysis, workforce analysis, M&A advisory, financial modeling and the development of various other real estate scenario options. John serves each client from a non-biased perspective, looking out for clients along the entire real estate continuum, from pre-project through project inception through to completion of the program efforts.

Lori Strasser specializes in the “people and processes” side of the real estate strategy equation, bringing a customized perspective and methodology to various strategic programs, inclusive of workplace experience strategy, strategic occupancy planning and change engagement and communications.  From the creation of a client’s unique vision, mission and goals for the culture and future of their unique workplace environment (whether that be an office, a school campus, or an industrial facility) to the integrated implementation intended to influence all programs and projects in flight, through the post occupancy analysis and tangible measurement, Lori is with clients every step of the way. Lori listens to each client and helps to define the many options available in today’s evolving solutions.