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

Boise Idaho capitol building

In an effort to evaluate the labor-market and general economic health for all the states and the District of Columbia, the Business Insider recently analyzed states' unemployment rate, job growth,

Midtown 50 Business Park Boise Idaho

Microtechnology Systems, Inc. purchased 6,837 square feet of office space in the Midtown 50 Business Park, located at 125 E. 50th Street in Boise.

Lakeharbor Boise Idaho

The Real Estate Dream Team, LLC leased office space in Lakeharbor, located at 3050-3250 N. Lakeharbor Lane in Boise.

My Featured Listings

Silverstone Plaza - Main Photo
3405 E. Overland Road
Meridian, Idaho
Office For Sale/Lease
Available: 5,157 to 5,940 SF
Price: $1,195,000.00
Capitol Gateway I - Main Photo
1109 Myrtle Street
Boise, Idaho
Office For Lease
Available: 11,374 SF
Rate: $22.00/SF FLSV
C.W. Moore Plaza - Main Photo
250 S. 5th Street
Boise, Idaho
Office For Lease
Available: 1,275 to 19,389 SF
Rate: $22.00/SF FLSV