Karena Gilbert

Karena Gilbert

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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

Lakeharbor Boise Idaho

Grodell Industries leased 614 square feet of office space in Lakeharbor, located at 3050-3250 N. Lakeharbor Lane in Boise.

Lakeharbor Boise Idaho

Boise Wealth Management leased 1,527 square feet of office space in Lakeharbor, located at 3050-3250 N. Lakeharbor Lane in Boise.

C.W. Moore Plaza Boise Idaho

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

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Watertower Plaza - Main Photo
600 Watertower Lane
Meridian, Idaho
Office for Lease
Available: 2,800 SF
Rate: $0.86/SF M Gross
Shops at Franklin & Meridian - Main Photo
8-16 W. Franklin Road
Meridian, Idaho
Retail for Lease
Available: 1,937 SF
Rate: $0.88 - $10.50/SF NNN
Midtown 50 Business Park - Main Photo
125 E. 50th Street
Boise, Idaho
Office for Sale or Lease
Available: 6,837 SF
Price: $855,000.00