Penn Valley, PA

Starting from the ground floor David Rounick Philadelphia Photoand working his way up to management at Deb Shops Inc.,David Rounick obtained hands-on, all-encompassing experience on what it takes to run a successful nationwide apparel retail chain. Among the positions held prior to the business being sold were merchandise manager, buyer, and Assistant to the Director of Store Operations.

It was while working in the family business and scouting for new store locations that Mr. Rounick acquired a talent for real estate investment. He started investing in real estate projects and has since expanded to a focused portfolio that also continues to be on the lookout for commercial investments involving apartment buildings, student housing projects, mixed used and other opportunities such as those involving urban revitalization.

Real Estate Expertise

  • Commercial Development
  • Multi-family renovations
  • Redevelopment of condominium projects
  • Development of student housing apartment complexes
  • Complex real estate property
  • Long-term real estate investment plans
  • Urban revitalization

Apparel Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution Expertise

  • Apparel design
  • Apparel production
  • Merchandise distribution
  • Merchandise management
  • Store management
  • Merchandise buyer
  • Fashion trend forecaster
  • Store layouts
  • Store operations
  • Customer Service Initiatives
  • Cost Efficiency / ERP
  • Employee and customer communications


  • Analytical Executive
  • Investor real estate development projects / investment groups
  • Real estate investor in diverse real estate projects


  • Worked in all facets of the family’s business, Deb Shops Inc. and Tops & Bottoms, a national chain of retail stores