Kara Deoliveira Promoted to Assistant Vice President of Interior Design
BALTIMORE, MD (July 1, 2019) – St. John Properties, Inc., a Baltimore-based full-service commercial real estate development and investment company, has promoted Kara Deoliveira to Assistant Vice President of Interior Design. Ms. Deoliveira has worked with the company since 2013 and was formerly Director of Interior Design.
Ms. Deoliveira will continue in her role overseeing the company’s in-house Interior Design and Space Planning department. Her responsibilities include formulating and executing custom-designed space plans that meet the needs of clients that have leased space with St. John Properties, in addition to those expanding their space requirements within the portfolio. This includes generating input from the client, designing a feasible plan that solves the particular real estate challenge, maintaining budgets and time constraints and interacting with third-party vendors when selecting build-out materials.
Ms. Deoliveira earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Textile Design from the University of California, Davis and a Masters of Arts degree in Interior Design from Washington State University.
“Maintaining an in-house interior design division to react to the space planning requirement of our clients on a timely basis, sets St. John Properties apart from our competition,” stated Sean Doordan, Senior Vice President of Leasing & Acquisitons for St. John Properties. “Kara’s oversight of this function provides tremendous value to our clients, and this promotion underscores her importance to the company. She brings fresh ideas, creativity and a problem-solving approach to every assignment.”
St. John Properties, Inc., founded in 1971, owns and has developed more than 19 million square feet of Flex/R&D, Office, Retail and Warehouse space in Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah and Wisconsin. The company was named “2018 Developer of the Year” for the Nation by NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association. For more information about the company, visit www.sjpi.com.