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Lee & Associates – North San Diego County Hires CRE Veteran, Kelly Nicholls


CARLSBAD, Calif.— September 22, 2015—Lee & Associates, one of the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firms in the country, has hired commercial real estate veteran, Kelly Nicholls as a Senior Vice President.

Nicholls entered the real estate industry after receiving a bachelor’s degree in Political Economies of Industrial Societies / Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and quickly earned her reputation as an industry leader in Western United State.  Prior to joining Lee & Associates – North San Diego County, Nicholls’ expertise and passion for tenant representation, awarded her many notable accomplishments including Industrial Broker of the Year and multiple Top Producer recognitions.

Her tenant representation skillset includes strategic planning, site selection for both leases and purchases, transaction management, financial analysis, multi-market portfolio management, site selection, economic development incentives, procurement, facility relocation, and leased investment sale lease-backs of owner occupied facilities. Her experience in representation of tenants in site selection has secured her several multi-location portfolios across the Western United States. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Kelly Nicholls to our team”, said Lee & Associates – North San Diego County’s President, David Howard. “Her vast market knowledge, diverse skillset, and innovative approach to the industry are emblematic of the Lee & Associates platform and will be instrumental in the continued success of our office.”

Nicholls is currently actively involved in many community organizations including MIT (military in transition) firefighter for a day, CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women), Maritime Alliance, San Diego North Economic Development Corporation, San Diego Chamber of Commerce, and many others.

For more information about Kelly Nichols, visit her resume.


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Celebrating more than 36 years of leadership excellence in commercial real estate, Lee & Associates is the largest broker-owned firm in the country with 54 locations across the nation including California, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin. With 800 brokers nationwide, Lee & Associates provides a wide range of specialized commercial real estate services on a local, regional and national level. Additional information can be found at You can also follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.


09/22/2015 - 09:00


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