Karena Gilbert

Karena Gilbert

Office Brokerage | Office Brokerage

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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 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 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

1200 Garrity Blvd Nampa Idaho

Boise Medical Center LLP purchased a 10,600 square foot office building at 1200 Garrity Blvd. in Nampa, Idaho. 

Boise Idaho's growth good for business

In 2017, Boise’s migration rate was twice that of Seattle’s and three times greater than Denver’s.  There is no doubt that Boise is attracting talent, business expansion, and economic investment. 

Boise Idaho office space construction in 2018

The Boise Metro’s office construction total for 2018 has surpassed the total amount of office construction for 2017, and it’s only August. 

My Featured Listings

Eagle Pointe Land - Main Photo
N. Ballantyne Lane
Eagle, Idaho
Land for Sale
Available: 0.79 to 2.83 Acres
Price: $1,972,000.00
128 Eagle - Main Photo
128 S. Eagle Road
Eagle, Idaho
Office for Lease
Available: 1,337 SF
Rate: $12.00/SF FLSVEJ
Chandlee Building - Main Photo
500 W. Idaho Street
Boise, Idaho
Office for Lease
Available: 193 to 605 SF
Rate: $17.44 - $19.90/SF FLSVEJ