Illinois - Oakbrook Terrace
April Smith is Leasing Representative responsible for leasing space in Mid-America’s retail property portfolio. Ms. Smith began her career in the retail real estate business in 2012 and joined Mid-America in 2016.
Ms. Smith is responsible for developing appropriate merchandising plans for each shopping center, actively marketing and negotiating retail space to new and existing tenants, advising clients on deal structure and negotiating with tenants from letter of intent through lease execution. Supplementary responsibilities for each property include creating deal specific analyses, overall property impact analyses, and developing strategic execution plans.
Throughout her career, Ms. Smith has specialized solely in Landlord representation, representing clients ranging from local to institutional shopping center owners and working 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.