Karena Gilbert

Karena Gilbert

Office Brokerage | Office Brokerage


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.


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.


  • 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

The Village at Meridian Meridian Idaho

Barrett Business Services, Inc. leased 3,734 square feet of office space in The Village at Meridian.

According to a recent survey of job markets across the US, Wallethub has ranked Boise in the Top 10 for those seeking a new job.

520 E Franklin Road Meridian Idaho

Covington Engineering purchased 24,677 square feet of industrial space at 520 E. Franklin Road in Meridian. 

My Featured Listings

Chase Plaza - Main Photo
175-199 N. Capitol Blvd
Boise, Idaho
Office For Lease
Available: 2,514 SF
Rate: $19.00/SF FLSVEJ
Lakeharbor - Main Photo
3050-3250 N. Lakeharbor Lane
Boise, Idaho
Office For Sale
Available: 77,868 SF
Price: $9,800,000.00
C.W. Moore Plaza - Main Photo
250 S. 5th Street
Boise, Idaho
Office For Lease
Available: 3,010 to 19,389 SF
Rate: $22.00/SF FLSV