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Mark Raines is a Retail Brokerage Lead at JLL overseeing agency leasing and tenant representation efforts in Houston.

In his role, Mark focuses on delivering strategic, innovative real estate solutions that produce superior results and create exceptional value for clients.

Mark has extensive local market knowledge and has developed strong relationships with retailers and the brokerage community.

His on-the-ground knowledge of existing asset availabilities and familiarity with new developments and other trends in the market provide an added value to clients, ensuring no opportunity is overlooked.

Mark has been in the real estate industry for over 14 years. Prior to JLL, he was a Vice President at CBRE within the Retail Brokerage Services division.

While in his role at CBRE, he specialized in retail brokerage services for national, regional and entrepreneurial tenants in the greater Houston area. He also previously worked in the new home development industry for six years.

Throughout his career, Mark has successfully negotiated deal transactions, developed creative marketing strategies and achieved profitable results for clients.

Mark earned a bachelor of arts degree in communication from Texas A&M University and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Additionally, he completed an extensive one-year sales leadership development program at the Sandler Sales Institute.

He is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Texas.