Tuesday, October 28, 2008

New Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS) in Eastern Idaho

NAI Commerce One Retail Specialist Brent Wilson received the CLS (certified leasing specialist) designation from the International Council of Shopping Centers. There are only five other brokers in Idaho with this designation, and Brent is the first outside of the Boise area or Northern Idaho.

In addition to completing significant education requirements, in order to qualify for the designation of CLS, Brent was required to have been actively engaged in a position with substantial responsibility for leasing shopping centers, and have at least four years of active experience in shopping center leasing.

About Brent Wilson

Wilson, formerly with SullivanHayes Brokerage and Retail Brokers, Inc. in Denver, Colorado, brings a wealth of experience in retail leasing, land acquisition, entitlements and site selection services to the team. Brent's career began in 1996 with the development consulting firm Berryman & Henigar.

Wilson earned a master’s degree in Land Planning from the University of Florida’s College of Architecture. He is also a professionally-accredited land planner, having passed the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) exam in 2000. He has also completed ICSC's University of Shopping Centers, The Wharton School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania, and ICSC's John T. Riordan School for Professional Development - Advanced Shopping Center Leasing Program.

Brent is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) candidate. He has provided site selection and disposition services to many retail and restaurant clients - including Carmike Cinemas, Ace Hardware, Jack in the Box, AT&T/Cingular Wireless, Del Taco, Family Christian Stores, Cici's Pizza, Walgreen's (Pedersen Development), Discount Tire and the Mile High Running Company. Brent's landlord representation clients have included Armstrong Development, McWhinney Enterprises, the Urbahns Companies, and many others. In addition to brokerage services, Brent has provided development entitlement services to many clients over the past twelve years.

Brent can be contacted at 208.525.8088.

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