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

660 E Franklin Rd Meridian Idaho

Advantage Vocational Services leased 1,560 square feet of office space in Red Stones Springs, located at 660 E. Franklin Rd. in Meridian.

Creamery Building sold to Foothills School

The Foothills School of Boise (https://www.foothillsschool.org/) purchased the 22,500 square foot former Creamery Building in Downtown Boise last mont

Watertower Plaza Meridian Idaho

Treasure Valley Comfortcare leased 1,400 square feet of office space in Watertower Plaza, located at 600 Watertower Lane in Meridian.

My Featured Listings

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 or Lease
Available: 6,837 SF
Price: $855,000.00
The Village at Meridian - Office - Main Photo
3573 E. Longwing Lane
Meridian, Idaho
Office for Lease
Available: 1,933 SF
Rate: $24.04/SF FLSV