About Us

redC Real Estate Design & Construction is a consulting firm designed to provide you with customizable levels of development support for your growing business. With 65+ years of combined development experience, the leadership team is here to provide expertise at any stage of your business or franchise development.

Brendan Charles

Founder & CEO

Brendan has been in franchising for 15 years.  He got his start wearing a number of different hats while with the Spicy Pickle.  In between his efforts with the Spicy Pickle and WellBiz Brands, where he contributed to the growth of Elements Massage, Fitness Together and Fit 36, he owned and operated Charles Development Services.  In 2015, Brendan rebranded CDS and redC Real Estate Design & Construction was born.  Over the years, he has worked with a number of different brands contributing to their growth throughout the country managing over 350 tenant improvement developments.  Most recently, Brendan has pushed the redC evolution into including Franchise & Brand Development services and a growing Real Estate & Construction department.

JD Prager

JD Prager

Chief Operating Officer

JD is a dynamic, multi-brand franchise development professional with over 15 years experience, developing over 750+ locations within various brands nationwide. JD specializes in supporting franchisors and franchisees in areas such as the development and execution of national growth strategies, deploying proven and measurable new unit development processes, and shepherding both new and multi-unit franchise owners through the pre-opening phase of business ownership.

JD and his wife are raising their 2 sons outside of Denver, CO affording them the opportunity to enjoy an active and outdoor lifestyle.

Blair Ramsing

Owner / Design & Construction

Blair is the latest addition to the redC team.  He has an unmatched passion for design and construction which he brings to the table every day.  This passion carries through to his willingness to take on any project big or small.  His strong background in restaurant design and construction management matches his work ethic.

Jillian Armstrong

Jillian Armstrong

Real Estate & Construction

Jillian joined the redC team with 7 years of franchising experience. She got her start working on the franchisee side managing a franchise store and worked her way onto the Franchisor side. She has been a part of over 75 franchise store openings and has a special focus on Real Estate and Construction Management. She has a passion for franchising and helping franchisees realize their dream of owning their own business within the franchise model.

Christopher Lynne

Brand Development

Chris has over 10 years of branding and marketing experience with a primary focus in growing scalable franchise brands.  He has a knack for making anything he touches look good.  With a background in art and design, Chris provides creative direction, marketing support and design services for redC clients looking to build or add growth to their brand.