McShea joins Corporex Colorado

Karen McShea

Karen McShea joined Corporex Colorado as senior vice president.

With more than 25 years’ experience, McShea is globally recognized for her industry expertise and has advised clients on issues pertaining to the implementation of complex real estate projects; asset positioning and marketing strategies; market analysis; maximizing economic value for corporate and investor clients; public-private partnerships; development implementation strategies; request for proposals and developer selection processes.

She joined the firm from Lupoli Cos. in Boston. She most recently served as vice president, director of real estate development for the company where she managed Thorndike Exchange, a two-phased mixed-use, transit-oriented development with 35,000 square feet of commercial space, 190 residential units and four restaurants. McShea was responsible for development from concept to completion including management of design team, financial modeling, tax incentive structures, marketing and leasing and the construction bid and execution process.

In her new role, McShea will be responsible for growing the company’s office in the Denver market, securing new business opportunities, joint venture developments and build-to-suit opportunities.

McShea began her career in real estate with Spaulding & Slye/Colliers, a vertically integrated real estate company serving the Boston and Washington, D.C., markets. She then became head of Colliers International’s Development Consulting. McShea’s projects included shaping the San Juan Waterfront in Puerto Rico, among others in the Caribbean and throughout Latin America. She also was an economic attaché at the Embassy in Moscow Russia.

McShea is a graduate of Boston College.

Jennifer Hayes has been an editor with the CREJ since 2000. Jennifer covers multifamily and retail news in the Denver metro area plus all property types in Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado. She also covers the finance market as well as solicits bylines articles and is editor of the Health Care Properties Quarterly. Before joining…