Investment and development entrepreneur
About Arnold Schlesinger
Investment and development entrepreneur Arnold Schlesinger, a general partner of AVG Partners, based in Beverly Hills, California, oversees a range of projects in the commercial, light industrial, and other sectors. The firm acquires, develops, and manages properties throughout the United States, including, office buildings, shopping centers, big-box stores, distribution sites, and hotels. Managing a portfolio of properties ranging from $5 million to $250 million in value, Arnold Schlesinger and the other skilled AVG real estate professionals lease properties on a long-term basis to national tenants.
Such tenants include Office Depot, Inc.; Panera Bread; and Colonial Bank, FSB. Arnold Schlesinger acquired a distribution center in Mira Loma, California, for Nestlé SA and a corporate headquarters location in Owings Mills, Maryland, for Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. He also facilitated the acquisition of a 493,000-square-foot warehouse for DaimlerChrysler Corp. in Orlando. For Kohl’s Corporation, Arnold Schlesinger provided an 89,480-square-foot building in Flagstaff, Arizona, which Newsweek magazine ranked number one for environmental sustainability in its category. The real estate executive and his wife have funded a medical-radiation protection facility at Ariel University in Israel, and they also support Cedars-Sinai medical center in Los Angeles.