IRVINE, Calif. – (RealEstateRama) — Meridian, a full-service real estate developer specializing in acquiring and developing real estate facilities for the healthcare sector, announced today that healthcare leasing specialist Michelle Lagos was hired as the senior asset manager and will play an active role in the management of Meridian’s Southern California portfolio.
Lagos has over a decade of experience in commercial real estate. She started her commercial real estate career in 2003, working at Grubb & Ellis in marketing, and eventually as an associate in leasing and investment sales in West Los Angeles. In 2007, Lagos went in-house to work as the director of leasing for Boulevard Investment Group. During her time at Boulevard Investment Group, Lagos successfully negotiated over 500 medical office leases resulting in over $150 million in gross income and exceeded market occupancy rates for each building in the portfolio. Lagos received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and is currently pursuing her law degree at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. She currently holds a California Real Estate Salesperson License.
Lagos will parlay her experience in working closely with physicians and physician groups in order to provide a seamless design to lease execution process. Lagos said, “Our goal is to provide the highest quality healthcare real estate facilities and implement effective tenant retention strategies to match the evolving demands in the healthcare industry.”