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1003 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Jo has a strong understanding of the challenges faced by clients new to the Hawaii market and by those expanding within the islands as evidenced by her work with corporate clients, such as Y Hata and Chef Zone, and including Wendy’s and Pielogy – whose expansion in Hawaii has included more than 12 new locations – with five more planned for 2023/ 24.
With a passion for small business and community, Jo brings a strong set of skills when working with landlords on retail centers and has recently been part of the team transforming Hawaii Kai Shopping Center into a thriving center by renewing/replacing tenants and focusing on locally owned businesses.
Through her relationship with tenants and her ability to focus on new and growing trends, she has been able to bring a mix of some of the most exciting restaurant and retail tenants to the Honolulu market in recent years, including: The Pig and Lady, Pint and Jigger, Istanbul, Tamura Enterprises, Rabbit Rabbit Tea, Kamikura Noodle, Piggy Smalls, Village Bottle Shop, Wendy’s, Pieology, Jana Lam Design, Alison Izu, Ten Tomorrow, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, La Tour Bakery and Café, Bevy Bar, Over Easy, Easy Q, Teddy’s Bigger Burgers, Tex 808, Karai Crab, The Lei Shop, Petit Peso, to name just a few.
As the retail advisor to The Ala Moana Hotel Jo has created a dynamic retail experience through a renewed vision for the hotel with a vibrant tenant mix that includes: Signature Steak and Seafood, Dada Spa, Salon and Restaurant, Pint and Jigger, Spartina, Accent’s, Island Divers and Solid Stone Jewelry. Working with Matt Bittick of CBRE Hawaii Capital Markets Institutional Group (CMIG), Jo is a trusted source for analytical market research, demographic insight and professional opinion concerning retail growth and development. She also works closely with CBRE’s global retail team with clients in Asia - and aspires to work with clients in Europe so she can travel home for work!
- Edinburgh Western General Nursing Degree, Edinburgh, Scotland
- Graduate with Distinction, CBRE's Retailing University course from University of Arizona
- Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, State of Hawaii
- Founder MoJo. The Business of Food
- International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member
- Hawaii Restaurant Association (Former) Board Member
- Ala Moana Hotel by Mantra
- D'Ascoli Building
- Gateway Mililani Mauka
- Gentry Pacific Design Center
- Hawaii Kai Shopping Center
- Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center
- Podmore Building
- Bethel Union
- Bevy Bar
- Easy ‘Que
- Fat Cheeks/Garibaldi's
- Five Guys Burgers and Fries
- Hank’s Haute Dogs
- Hawaiian Pie Company
- Holey Grail
- Istanbul Restaurant
- Jade Dynasty Chinese Restaurant
- Koa Cafe
- La Tour Cafe and Bakery
- Limon Rotisserie
- Murphy's Grill and Bar
- Nalo Farms
- Nashville Waikiki
- Ocean House Kaneohe
- Over Easy
- Piggy Smalls
- Pint and Jigger
- Poke Stop
- Purve Donuts
- Rabbit Rabbit Tea Hawaii
- Silk Road
- Square Barrels
- Tamura Enterprises, Inc.
- Tamura's Fine Wines and Spirits
- The Pig and the Lady
- Village Bottle Shop and Tasting Room
CBRE is the only full-service commercial real estate company in the world to offer seamless and comprehensive retail brokerage services locally on a truly national and global scale. Hawaii Retail Services is your solution advisor.
The Hawaii Retail Specialty provides a comprehensive range of services to its clients, including:
- Project/Shopping Center leasing representation
- Tenant representation
- Capital markets positioning and dispositions
- Portfolio and market analysis
- Demographic and competitive mapping services
- Development and strategic planning and consulting
- Project construction management
- Complete outsourcing capabilities
- Retail acquisition/disposition strategies
With 450 CBRE retail services advisors in 90 offices in the United States, and an additional 100 advisors in 25 offices internationally, CBRE Hawaii Specialty has a local, national, and international connection that offers unparalleled market coverage in meeting the needs of its clients.
Whether it's managing aggressive retail expansions for tenants, or leasing and strategic planning on behalf of property owners, CBRE Hawaii delivers innovative real estate solutions that achieve our client's objectives in Hawaii and beyond.
Our thorough understanding of the Hawaii marketplace brings a unique capability to our clients. Our delivery of information and staff expertise sets us apart by providing our clients with highly accurate market research via our property database, rent comparables and demographic reports.
Our ability to offer such a wide range of services to our clients confirms that CBRE is the real estate leader in the Hawaii market.
With complete geographic coverage provided by the 450 brokerage advisors nationally, CBRE Retail Specialty is ideally positioned to manage both local and national assignments.
With CBRE offices in strategic markets nationwide, our clients benefit from a level of market coverage and expertise that is unmatched in the industry. In addition, by leveraging our organizational structure, we are able to apply the strengths of the entire company to each client's specific real estate needs. The result is seamless representation across the widest possible variety of markets, anywhere in the country.
From Portland, Maine to Honolulu, Hawaii, or from Miami, Florida to Seattle, Washington, the retail services advisors at CBRE are prepared to assist both retailers and property owners in identifying and implementing their optimal real estate strategies.
With 100 brokerage advisors internationally, CBRE Retail Specialty is fully equipped to handle international retail assignments of any type and scope. Through CBRE in the United Kingdom and Europe, and with CBRE is offices in Asia, Australia, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, we assist our clients with their retail real estate requirements on a global scale.
Whether it's a single requirement in one country, or multiple requirements in strategic markets throughout the world, our Hawaii retail services advisors have the necessary combination of local market expertise and global sophistication to successfully assist any retailer or property owner.
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- ABC Stores
- America's Mattress
- Bank of Hawaii
- Bear's Drive-Inn
- Blood Bank of Hawaii
- Blue Note Jazz
- Burberrys Limited
- Burger King (Hawaii)
- Cheeseburger Factory
- Chow Mein Express
- D. Fiori