Vice President, Retail Leasing
Ms. Walsh is an agency leasing representative who is responsible for overall development and execution of leasing strategies for retail centers in the Midwest and Northeast. Ms. Walsh has strong knowledge of property management, operations and marketing to better assist clients with overall asset goals through the implementation of a strategic merchandising and leasing plan. Additionally, Ms. Walsh is responsible for developing and maintaining strong retailer relationships.
Ms. Walsh has been with JLL for more than 23 years. Her accomplishments include the leasing of The Plaza at Rosedale, a 181,000 s.f. lifestyle component of Rosedale Center in Roseville, Minnesota, where she attracted and negotiated deals for tenants such as Ann Taylor Loft, Jos. A. Banks, lucy Activewear and an expanded Talbots and Williams-Sonoma. Ms. Walsh has extensive leasing experience with enclosed regional malls, power and strip centers. During tenure, she has been involved in the leasing of 20 enclosed regional malls, three strip centers, one power center, and three lifestyle centers resulting in store openings of over 2.2 million square feet of retail space. In 2013 alone, she ranked number one producer in both number of deals executed and square footage executed.
Prior to joining JLL, Ms. Walsh was with the Trammell Crow Company for four years serving as a Leasing Agent and then a Principal. During this time period she was the Project Manager of a neighborhood shopping center from concept stage through the construction and sale of the property in Atlantic County, New Jersey and the leasing of two additional shopping centers. She personally developed a substantial client base in order to establish the initial framework for Trammell Crow's retail office in the Philadelphia region.
Education and Affiliations
Ms. Walsh earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University and holds a real estate license in the states of Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio and Minnesota. She is a Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS), a designation earned from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), which she is an active member.