Christine Firstenberg , Managing Director of Metrovation Brokerage, has 16 years experience in the retail real estate industry.
has focused her
attention on shopping center development, tenant representation, and the leasing of neighborhood and community centers.
primary focus has been on representing national, anchor retail chains in the San Francisco Bay Area.
She spent 6 years at McMasters and Westland/TRI in Walnut Creek, and then 9 years at Terranomics Retail Services in San Francisco before starting Metrovation Brokerage with the principals of Terranomics Development in 2002.
She has been active in consulting to cities, serving for two years as the Retail Consultant for the Office of Economic Development in the City of San Jose, and working with other cities such as Hercules, Hayward, Concord, Richmond and El Cerrito.
Currently Ms. Firstenberg has primary leasing responsibility for 9 properties in the Bay Area, consisting of approximately 1,200,000 square feet of retail space.
has represented tenants such as Wal-Mart, Kohl's Department store, Andronico's
Markets, Longs Drugs, Safeway, SteinMart, Office Depot, Century Theatres, AMC Theatres, Costco, and The Mills Corporation
Ms. Firstenberg has been politically active in the Bay Area, serving as Vice President and Board Member of the Contra Costa Council (formally the Contra Costa Development Association); the Government Affairs Chairman for four years for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in Northern California, and as board member, and Program Chairman for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Program Committee in Northern California.