Katie Braden joined CBRE in 2011 working with Senior Vice President Scott Muller and Associates Zachary Ballenger and Kiley Dunlap on the Global Retail Corporate Services team. Katie specializes in regional, national and global tenant representation and account management. She provides advisory and transaction management for national retail tenants’ acquisitions, relocations, expansions and renewals.
Katie’s team focuses on urban and lifestyle retail and is known for its solid track record in assisting retailers with full-service, multi-market expansions. She has had a key role in helping double The Container Store’s store count since 2010. Additionally, she works with Kit and Ace in the roll out of its brick and mortar concept in the United States, finding quality space for both pop up and flagship stores. During this time, Katie has gained a wealth of knowledge on the gentrification of urban areas around the U.S. while looking for new neighborhoods for Kit and Ace shops. This experience aids in her ability to represent all national accounts and provide creative solutions for clients.
Katie has gained extensive multi-market knowledge in cities across the U.S. helping her establish key relationships with national clients such as Williams-Sonoma brands, Shake Shack, Ann Taylor and Diptyque. Katie offers clients a strategic mindset and an expansive national network ensuring she is able to provide the best possible service.
She also works with some of the top grossing properties in the U.S. including South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, CA; Bal Harbour Shops in Bal Harbour, FL; and NorthPark Mall in Dallas, TX.
Prior to joining CBRE, Katie worked for Falcon Realty Advisors where she performed market research and site selection for national and regional clients.
Professional Affiliations and Accreditations
- Licensed Texas Real Estate Salesperson
- International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
- The Real Estate Council (TREC)
- Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Real Estate Entrepreneurship – Baylor University; Waco, TX