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DLC named “Great Place to Work” for seventh consecutive year

DLC named a Great Place to Work for seventh straight year

Elmsford, NY – DLC, one of the nation’s largest private owners and operators of open-air shopping centers, is proud to announce that it has been named a “Great Place to Work” (GPTW) for the seventh consecutive year. This prestigious recognition underscores DLC’s commitment to fostering a positive and engaging workplace environment.

To qualify for the GPTW  Certification, DLC teammates completed the Trust Index Survey anonymously and the responses had to meet a certain benchmark.

“The Great Place To Work Certification criteria are the global standard for quantifying and benchmarking the employee experience. Using the Great Place To Work Trust Model and the Trust Index Survey, Certification evaluates workplace culture from the perspective that matters the most — the employee — offering the most comprehensive picture on the market of the internal health of an organization,” according to the GPTW website.

The DLC team celebrates being named a Great Place to work for seven straight years.

Administration of the surveys must meet distribution requirements and the percentage of teammates who respond must be a representative percentage of the total company. 

By the numbers:

  • 94 percent say teammates at DLC are given a lot of responsibility
  • 93 percent of teammates say that when join DLC they are made to feel welcome
  • 92 percent indicated that they feel cared about at DLC
  • 90 percent of teammates said that management is competent at running the business
  • 90 percent feel that they can be themselves while working at DLC
  • 84 percent of the DLC team said that the company is a great place to work

“Being recognized as a Best Place to Work for the seventh year in a row is a testament to the exceptional team we have cultivated at DLC,” said Adam Ifshin, Founder and CEO of DLC. “As an entrepreneur, I take immense pride in building an organization with the right people. Our success lies in the philosophy of hiring and growing our team with precision, and this honor reinforces the importance of that commitment. We are committed to finding the right talent and to keeping them engaged at every level. We believe that a thriving workplace is built on the foundation of a motivated and dedicated team.”

Jillian Klein, DLC’s Senior Vice President of People, highlighted the pivotal role of company culture in achieving success. “Teammate experience is critical at every stage – from the initial interview process to ongoing onboarding, we work very hard to get teammates immersed In the culture at every level. DLC’s commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive culture has been a key factor in our sustained recognition as a Best Place to Work.”

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About DLC: DLC is one of the nation’s preeminent private retail real estate companies, with expertise in acquisitions, development, architecture, leasing, and management. Headquartered in Metro New York, DLC has regional operations in Atlanta, Buffalo, Chicago, Dallas, and Washington, DC. For additional information about DLC and its portfolio, please visit

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