John Melaniphy III | Village of Niles, IL



Director of Economic Development

Directed multiple development projects including lifestyle centers, big box centers, hotels, and mixed-use developments. Some of the projects I have been involved in during my career include the Mall of America, Navy Pier, Bayshore Town Center, Easton Town Center, Town Center of Virginia Beach, Algonquin Galleria, Naperville Galleria, Hilldale Mall, Collin Creek Mall, Cottonwood Mall, Southridge Mall, Paradise Mall, Market Commons of Myrtle Beach, and many others. I have assisted numerous retailers, restaurants, and entertainment venues with their site selection strategies both nationally and internationally.

Specialties: Real estate market research, site selection, negotiation, financial analyses, entitlements, and real estate development.