Illinois - Oakbrook Terrace
April Smith began her career in the retail real estate business in 2012 and joined Mid-America Asset Management in 2016. As a Leasing Representative working within Mid-America’s retail portfolio, April is responsible for developing custom merchandising plans for each shopping center, and actively marketing and negotiating retail space to new and existing tenants. Supplementary responsibilities for each property include creating deal specific analyses, overall property impact analyses, and developing strategic execution plans.
Specializing solely in Landlord representation, Ms. Smith has represented clients ranging from local to institutional shopping center owners and has worked a wide variety of assignments including: new developments, redevelopments, the leasing of power centers, traditional grocery anchored centers, as well as free standing and small strip centers.
Ms. Smith is a graduate of Arizona State University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and Family & Human Development. She is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and participates in the ICSC Next Generation and Women in Retail Leasing (WIRL) Association.