Karena Gilbert

Karena Gilbert

Office Brokerage | Office Brokerage


Karena joined Thornton Oliver Keller in 2013. Her experience, along with her focus on customer service, is valued by all of her clients. She brings exceptional communication skills, critical thinking and creative problem solving to every project with a particular focus in investment sales, landlord and tenant representation.

Karena has a strong knowledge of the construction process with over 12 years as an owners representative, construction manager and project engineer, offering her clients significant insight as they evaluate their market position and developing opportunities. She is also highly specialized in sustainable building, is a LEED AP, and has been involved in the construction and certification of LEED buildings. Her experience in green building gives Karena an in-depth understanding of the substantial impact high performance buildings bring to the return on investment.


Karena holds a B.S. in Construction Management from Boise State University. She became a LEED AP in 2008, demonstrating her expertise in the design and construction phases of green buildings serving the commercial, residential, education and healthcare sectors.

Karena is currently pursuing a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, widely held to be one of the commercial real estate’s most prestigious industry certifications.


  • CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Idaho, member
  • USGBC Idaho Chapter, member
  • Green LEEDers, founder
  • EHS Lacrosse, board member


Karena relishes attending her kids’ sporting events, traveling, camping, skiing, mountain biking and enjoying all that living in Idaho has to offer.

Recent Posts

Boise growth spurs additional evaluation

Boise is yet again the subject of a national article making the rounds.

Eagle Road Professional Center II Meridian Idaho

Idaho Pediatric Therapy Clinic, PLLC leased 5,068 square feet of office space in Eagle Road Professional Center II, located at 3080 E. Gentry Way in Meridian.

CW Moore Plaza Boise Idaho

Boise Law Group, LLC leased office space in C.W. Moore Plaza, located at 250 S. 5th Street in Boise.

My Featured Listings

Oak Park Plaza - Main Photo
2323 S. Vista Avenue
Boise, Idaho
Office For Lease
Available: 640 to 7,905 SF
Rate: $15.00/SF FLSVEJ
Generations Plaza I - Main Photo
114 E. Idaho Street
Meridian, Idaho
Office For Lease
Available: 1,365 SF
Rate: $18.00/SF FLSVEJ
Midtown 50 Business Park - Main Photo
125 E. 50th Street
Boise, Idaho
Office For Sale/Lease
Available: 6,837 SF
Price: $799,000.00