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200 East Randolph Drive
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Melissa is a Managing Director on JLL's downtown agency leasing team. Her primary responsibilities include agency leasing and marketing of office properties throughout the Chicago CBD. Currently, Melissa represents Callahan Capital Properties at 180 N LaSalle, AEW at 525 W Van Buren, Mac Management at 640 N LaSalle and Hines at 101 N Wacker.
Melissa has a strong track record of repositioning buildings, increasing overall occupancy, improving the quality of tenants and creating value for ownership.
Recent examples include 300 S Wacker where she repositioned the building, increased Net rates by $10 Net, increased occupancy from 82% to 94% building, achieving a 38% return for Beacon Capital Partners. At 135 S LaSalle she increased occupancy within first twelve months (2014-2015 from 91% to 99% leased), maintaind 98% occupancy from 2015-2017. Melissa has a history of successfully leasing assets quickly, exceeding proforma and achieving excellent returns for her owners.
Education and Affiliations
Melissa received her Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Retailing and Consumer Studies from the University of Arizona. She is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker and a current member of COLBA.