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Linda Short

Linda is the Vice President of Cresa Chicago. She has been involved in various disciplines within commercial real estate throughout her 22 year career. These disciplines include Property Management, Construction Project Management, Landlord Representation, and Tenant Representation. Linda provides a well-rounded approach to her clients through her experience representing both Tenants and Landlords with different types of transactions including; office leasing and sales; land acquisition, consulting and representation in multi-market transactions for the acquisition and disposition of owned and leased properties. Her diverse commercial real estate experience allows her clients to maximize their leverage in attaining real estate goals by understanding the owner’s perspective in every transaction.  Linda is the Co-Lead of the Association & Non-Profit Practice for Cresa Chicago and is an active member of the Association Forum of Chicagoland.
Prior to joining Cresa, Linda worked for Duke Realty Corporation, a full service real estate investment trust, as a Senior Leasing Representative. During that time, she was responsible for creating value for customers, shareholders, and team members through positive growth of an office portfolio consisting of 4 million SF of Class A properties and new development. She consistently surpassed quotas and objectives set forth by Duke and ranked within the top ten leasing representatives for most profitable lease transactions. Linda worked with her team to complete some of the largest office transactions in the Cleveland market. Prior to Duke, Linda started her career in Property Management which led to her role as an in-house Leasing Agent and eventually to Tenant Representation. During this time, she performed Transaction Management for Tenant Representation clients primarily throughout the Midwest.