Recognized as one of Atlanta’s most knowledgeable retail leasing specialists, Ashley Brown serves as Senior Director of Retail Tenant Services for Franklin Street. Ms. Brown focuses on retail tenant representation, including transaction management and execution, throughout the Georgia market.
Ms. Brown has represented landlords for nearly three million sq. ft. of shopping centers, specializing in ground-up development leasing throughout the life cycle – from market analysis, merchandising strategy, lease execution and store opening. She successfully leased more than a dozen Publix and Kroger-anchored neighborhood shopping centers and several award-winning mixed-use developments. Since 2006, Ms. Brown has completed over 500 leasing transactions valued at more than $100 million and has executed leases with a variety of national and regional clients, including Wells Fargo, AT&T, Starbucks, Five Guys Burgers and Big Peach Running Company.
Prior to Franklin Street, Ms. Brown worked for Madison Retail as Director of Leasing. She also served as Vice President for Candler Development Company and as a Leasing Representative for Faison Enterprises.
Ms. Brown earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Georgia. She is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Georgia and an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).