New York, New York – Katz Properties Retail announced the addition of Michael J. Zieja as Leasing Director. Mr. Zieja will contribute to leasing KPR’s 5+ million square foot growing portfolio and will be reporting to Thomas Smith, KPR’s National Director of Leasing.
According to Mr. Smith, “Michael will play a key role in KPR’s continued development and growth. His transactional background includes a multitude of asset classes, ranging from retail, office, industrial and R&D expanding our expertise to as we execute our business plans.”
Mr. Zieja joins as the KPR team gears up for the annual International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) RECon convention in Las Vegas, May 19-22.
“This addition to our team allows us to maintain focus with our current relationships while increasing our capacity to foster new relationships with other potential tenants and new use types, which is a key element in today’s changing environment,” notes Tom “and it’s important we grow our capabilities as the retail landscape evolves.”
Mr. Zieja has over fourteen years of commercial leasing experience, in both third party and landlord representation. He joins KPR from the John Flatley Company where he held the position of Senior Leasing Representative for the past eight years and prior to that had worked for Colliers International.
With over 15 years of real estate investment experience, KPR has a defined strategy of acquiring retail properties, with a primary focus on grocery-anchored shopping centers and power villages, within well-located US submarkets. We are a vertically integrated investor with in-house leasing, management and development operations tailored to maximize value through proactive leasing, repositioning, and redevelopment of our properties.
Established in Boston in 2003, KPR has since expanded its footprint in 14 states within the greater New England, New York State, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast submarkets. Our successful track record of strategic acquisitions and dispositions has led us to transactions and trusted partnerships with public REITs, institutions, private equity groups, and family offices. For more information, please visit us at www.kprcenters.com