Senior Vice President, Brokerage
Christine Deschaine is a Senior Vice President at Kennedy Wilson specializing in retail brokerage. She has more than 25 years of experience in tenant and landlord representation and has worked extensively in the area of urban redevelopment with some of the area’s most prominent retail developers.
She has been an integral part of real estate groups responsible for the resurgence of neighborhoods such as Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade, downtown Burbank Village, Hollywood Boulevard, Marina del Rey and Culver City. Her expertise and familiarity with city planning officials and processes in the region have allowed her to shepherd projects through these municipalities and to identify and secure a successful tenant mix.
Christine is currently the exclusive agent for over 100,000 square feet on behalf of developers such as OTO Development, Fifield Companies, Cypress Equity Investments and Auerbach Properties in Santa Monica. Christine has completed three leases for Seventh and Arizona LLC for the retail portion of The Gibson, a mixed-use project in Santa Monica developed by Century West Partners, as well at The Lincoln Collection. Christine has also completed several leases in Santa Monica’s urban boutique streets such as Montana Ave.
In 2015, Christine completed more than 269,000 square feet in commercial real estate transactions totaling approximately $50 million in revenue. Recent notable transactions include the disposition of a mixed-use property at 11th St. and Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica and the sale of the TCA Arshag Dickranian School to Stratford Schools in Hollywood. Recent notable lease transactions include deals done with The Habit, Luna Grill, European Wax, Banc of California, Ammo, and Comoncy.
- International Council of Shopping Centers
- Advisory Board Member - Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) - LA (2012-2013)
- Board Member - Thin Space Africa
- Member - CREW LA
B.S., Business Administration
- American Commercial Equities
- Century West Properties
- Champion Real Estate Company
- GPI Companies
- OTO Development
- Palm Associates
- Tooley Interests
- Tucker Investment Group, LLC
- West Coast Investors
- Worthe Real Estate Group