Prior to joining CBRE, Melisa was Vice President at The Howard Hughes Corporation, where she oversaw all aspects of leasing for the Ward Village, approximately 1 million sq. ft. with retail, office and industrial spaces. She identified opportunities for creating value, income and increased performance for the company by working with major national tenants, such as Whole Foods and CVS, and ground-up retail developments, including the South Shore Market, Merriman’s, Istanbul, Rinka and Straub. Melisa has worked with and currently represents many of the top local retailers in the state.
Prior to The Howard Hughes Corporation, Melisa worked as a Group Vice President of Business Development and Leasing Representative for General Growth Properties where she worked on their Hawaii assets, including Ala Moana Center, Ward Village, Whaler’s Village and Prince Kuhio Plaza.
In addition to her over 20 years of commercial real estate experience, Melisa’s 7 years of retail management experience with various national retailers where she oversaw 10 departments and over 75 employees.
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.
- a. testoni
- 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