Amy MacLaren is a Vice President within CBRE’s Retail Advisory & Transaction Services Group, bringing more than 25 years of experience with project leasing for owners and developers of landmark urban retail destinations around the country. Amy is an expert in the development and implementation of retail leasing strategies, performing market analysis and conducting lease negotiations to secure the best possible tenants for her client’s properties. Her extensive knowledge and experience, combined with CBRE’s global platform of market data, retailer relationships and technology, helps Amy generate significant value for her clients and help them make informed, strategic real estate decisions.
Amy’s proven track record includes the redevelopment and repositioning of the Dallas Galleria, Water Tower Place in Chicago, and, most recently, the redevelopment of AT&T’s Discovery District in Dallas, helping transform its global headquarters into a premier campus that will incorporate food & beverage, community engagement and entertainment spaces. She is also involved in the leasing of lifestyle and mixed-use projects in the Southeast (Huntsville, AL) and Southwest (Oklahoma City), providing valuable counsel on ground-up leasing and re-merchandising efforts to recruit relevant and high-performing retail brands to her clients’ properties.
Prior to joining UCR/CBRE in 2013, Amy was Vice President of Leasing for General Growth Properties (now Brookfield Properties) in Chicago, where she led multiple project leasing teams on assignments throughout the country.
- International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), member
- Senior Certified Leasing Specialist – ICSC Designation (CLS, CRX)
- Licensed real estate agent in Texas, Illinois and Alabama
- Southern Methodist University