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

Oak Park Plaza Boise Idaho

Pets Best leased 3,772 square feet of office space in Oak Park Plaza, located at 2323 S. Vista Avenue in Boise, Idaho.

17-21 N Fisher Park Way Eagle Idaho

Keystone Hospice leased 6,300 square feet of office space in Eagle Island Crossing located at 17-21 N. Fisher Park Way in Eagle, Idaho.  

Lakeharbor Boise Idaho

Confidential Background Investigations leased 988 square feet of office space in Lakeharbor, located at 3050-3250 N. Lakeharbor Lane in Boise, Idaho.

My Featured Listings

600 Armstrong - Main Photo
600 N. Armstrong Place
Boise, Idaho
Office for Sale or Lease
Available: 1,500 to 17,750 SF
Price: $2,050,000.00
Lakeharbor - Main Photo
3050-3250 N. Lakeharbor Lane
Boise, Idaho
Office for Lease
Available: 129 to 6,262 SF
Rate: $12.00 - $15.26/SF FLSV
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