Karen has 20 years' experience in the Real Estate Industry, both in the UK and New Zealand. Karen's commercial property career started in 1998 graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Urban Property Surveying at Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. Karen's UK background covers strategic retail asset management and leasing/sales for more than 10 years.
Karen’s background covers strategic retail asset management and leasing/sales for more than 10 years in the UK.
Karen arrived in Christchurch with her husband and daughter in 2011, where she secured a position as a shopping mall manager focusing on all aspects of management and leasing. Karen then moved onto a position as a commercial property agent involved in retail leasing on major Central City developments as part of the new CBD Retail Precinct.
In addition to a strong academic background in Property and Business related studies, Karen has been a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 2003.
Karen is currently involved in all aspects of commercial leasing and sales in Central Christchurch, its suburbs and the wider Canterbury area.