Julie Gardner serves as a Principal at Katz & Associates. She assists clients in identifying retail sites and land acquisitions in Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Julie’s expertise lies in helping retailers and developers with their strategic planning, site selection and lease negotiations. She works with some of the top retailers and restaurants in the southeast including The Fresh Market, Texas Roadhouse, DSW, Ford Fry Restaurants, Firebirds, Pet Supermarket, Saks OFF 5TH, Bath & Body Works and Foot Locker.
Julie has been in real estate for 28 years. Prior to joining Katz & Associates, she was a partner at the Shopping Center Group. Julie is a licensed broker in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Julie graduated from Queens College in Charlotte with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She has been an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) for over 17 years. Julie sits on the Next Generation and Idea Exchange Planning Committees, and previously served as the Carolinas State Director. She is a licensed real estate broker in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.