Anjee Solanki | Colliers International | San Francisco

Anjee Solanki

National Director, Retail Services

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Professional Summary

AREA OF EXPERTISE

In Anjee’s current role, as National Retail Director for the USA, she has developed strong relationships and strategic leadership to over 500 + retail professional nationally across 140 markets within Colliers for Investment Sales, Agency, Retailer Rep, and Retail Asset & Property Management.

Anjee Solanki brings 30 years of focused retail real estate experience to Colliers International.  She provides strategic retail advisory services to enhance value for her clients with her expertise in lifestyle, community, power center, neighborhood, mixed-use retail/residential, and resort retail. 

She has developed and manages strong working relationships with institutional and private clients such as State of Florida, State of Michigan, Heitman, Invesco, Grosvenor Americas, American Realty Advisors, TH Realty, PNC, and Zurich to name a few.

Her strategy identifies current market and property inefficiencies to capture untapped value through asset repositioning, releasing, redevelopment, rehabilitation, proactive management, and enhanced marketing. 

Creative problem-solving is her specialty, and she becomes a key stakeholder with national and international retailers, such as JPMC, Opry City Stage/Ole Red and Tim Hortons, and many others. Her highly focused approach reduces the risk profile and provides clients with a thoughtful approach executing strategic multi-year planning initiatives. 

BUSINESS BACKGROUND

Previously, Anjee served as Executive Vice President, Retail Services for Madison Marquette. She successfully assisted with repositioning community centers to lifestyle projects and identified opportunities to create value, resulting in higher returns for her clients. She also provided strategic analysis on complex redevelopment projects to address both the asset’s financial stabilization and/or the client’s exit strategy

BLOG

Anjee continues to be an insatiable collector of all things retail. She’s a student of culture living next door to future shoppers, whose fleeting trends constantly change the retail landscape … driving retailers, landlords and developers crazy! Read her Blog at:  https://knowledge-leader.colliers.com/author/anjee-solanki 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Anjee is originally from Southern California and currently resides in San Francisco.  She is active in the Rincon Hill neighborhood residential improvement group, which participates in the public review of the highly anticipated Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco.
 

Accomplishments

  • Nominated by The Registry and CREW under Elevate 2019, honoring Women in Leadership in CRE. 
  • Bisnow named Anjee as one of the top Bay Area Power Women in 2017. 
  • In 2016, Anjee was selected as one of Real Estate Forum’s Top Women in Retail Real Estate, which acknowledges professionals whose achievements have made them standout performers across the retail real estate spectrum, including development, investment, brokerage, management and in-house retail real estate executives.
  • Retail and Technology, Anjee was asked to be on the Board of an upcoming commercial real estate technology platform, The AMP Technologies, in 2015. 
  • In 2012, she was awarded Top 50 Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate by The Forum. 
  • ULI | ICSC | Hightower invited guest speaker to discuss current retail trends.
  • Featured in various retail articles, such as, WWD, Globe Street, RE Forum, CPE, Bisnow, and many others.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Finance, California State University, Fullerton

California Broker Real Estate Licensed 

Author/Blogger: Knowledge Leader: https://knowledge-leader.colliers.com/author/anjee-solanki 

Memberships & Involvements

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Forbes Real Estate Council Member

Urban Land Institute (ULI) – Guest Product Council Member - Retail

Colliers Diversity & Inclusion - Executive Committee Member

CRE PropTech - Executive Retail Advisor to A Retail Space (aretailspace.com)

Guest Advisory Board Member - Alaska Airlines

 

Clients

Investors: Heitman Capital, Metlife, Grosvenor USA, Nucwwn,  Invesco,  PNC, Clarion Partners, State of Florida, Zurich and  others.

Retailers: JPMC Chase Bank, Ole Red, Opry City Stage and others.

Services

Skills
Asset Management, Business Development, Mixed-Use Properties
Service Lines
Capital Markets, Real Estate Management Services, Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Corporate Solutions
Property Type
Retail

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