Kate Gillette is a Vice President in Avison Young’s Minneapolis office where she specializes in commercial real estate transaction management, financial analysis, and market research. Additionally, Kate is responsible for developing and implementing creative solutions that address her clients’ needs while supporting their long-term business plans. Her areas of focus include assisting clients with business efficiencies, qualitative and quantitative negotiations, and strategic real estate planning.
Kate advises companies on how to merge their real estate vision with their business and financial reality. Her close engagement with clients allows her to act as an extension of their internal business units, providing her with the deep insight necessary to drive value and success. Taking into consideration all business requirements, space considerations, and lease variables, Kate strives to uncover potential issues early in the leasing process. By uncovering these issues, she is able to better advise her clients on sound real estate decisions and negotiate for the optimal solution.
Kate began her career by learning about the fundamentals of buildings while getting a degree in architecture. Her subsequent positions working with an executive training group and an urban property brokerage have given her a unique ability to understand each business and find the space for their business to thrive.
Clients benefit from working with a professional who actively leads and delivers a flexible suite of services. She and her team utilize consistent processes to transform client’s real estate into a distinct, competitive advantage.
Affiliations et certifications
- Minnesota Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, LEED AP