Karena Gilbert

Karena Gilbert

Office Brokerage | Office Brokerage
Phone: 
208.947.0853

EXPERIENCE

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.

EDUCATION

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.

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

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

FAMILY, HOBBIES & INTERESTS

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

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My Featured Listings

Lakeharbor - Main Photo
3050-3250 N. Lakeharbor Lane
Boise, Idaho
Office For Sale
Available: 77,868 SF
Price: $9,800,000.00
Lakeharbor - Main Photo
3050-3250 N. Lakeharbor Lane
Boise, Idaho
Office For Lease
Available: 846 to 4,903 SF
Rate: $13.00 - $16.00/SF FLSV
Alpine Building - Main Photo
12550 W. Explorer Drive
Boise, Idaho
Office For Lease
Available: 3,261 SF
Rate: $17.50/SF FLSVEJ