Emily began her career in real estate in 1996 upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree from The Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Since then she has been involved in numerous retail and office transactions throughout southeast Louisiana as well as Mississippi. Her experience is representing both tenants and landlords. Emily holds a real estate license in both Louisiana and Mississippi.
Through her professional membership in organizations such as ChainLinks Retail Advisors (a national retail referral network), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors, Inc. (NOMAR), Emily has developed contacts throughout the nation.
Emily represents national retailer GameStop, Inc., and has established them in nearly 60 locations throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. She leased a site in Shreveport for GameStop’s venture SimplyMac (an Apple Store for smaller markets), handles renewal and new sites for Salon Centric (a L’Oreal company), and is currently working with Pacific Dental to expand them throughout Southern Louisiana. She also currently represents the franchisees for CycleBar and Nothing Bundt Cakes, and in the past negotiated deals for franchisees of Plato’s Closet, Style Encore, Once Upon a Child, Relax the Back, and Learning Express Toys. Emily handled the site selections for Guaranty Savings Bank in New Orleans, and served as disposition representative for A & P Sav-A-Center and Shell/Motiva (for whom she sold nineteen (19) of their excess properties.) She handles site selection for local coffee shop French Press Coffeehouse. In the general commercial arena, she has represented landlords in the selling and/or leasing of the property in Southern Louisiana and Mississippi. She is also often referred retail business needs in Louisiana by CB Richard Ellis offices throughout the country.
Emily was the leasing representative for the 166,000 square foot Northlake Shopping Center in Mandeville (where she renewed/created leases of 30,526 square feet); the 17,000 square foot Terry Parkway Shopping Center (where she renewed/created new leases of 8,462 square feet); and the 94,000 square foot Westbank Village Shopping Center in Harvey, (where she filled the long-vacant 12,820 square feet).