January 19, 2020

CRC Promotes Melissa Sweeney to Leasing Manager


BALTIMORE, MD (January 16, 2020) – Continental Realty Corporation (CRC), a Baltimore-based commercial real estate investment and management company, has announced the promotion of Melissa Sweeney to Leasing Manager. Ms. Sweeney began her career at CRC in 2011 as a Commercial Leasing Representative.

In her new role, Ms. Sweeney will continue to handle leases and renewals for Continental Realty Corporation’s retail portfolio, located throughout the mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the country. Her responsibilities will include managing third-party brokerage firms, marketing retail opportunities within the portfolio, identifying retail prospects, and negotiating leases.

“Melissa has a tremendous grasp of each real estate environment in which we operate, and the volume of lease transactions she has executed for the company is extraordinary,” explained Kristina O’Keefe, Leasing Manager for CRC. “Her strong relationships with tenants, coupled with an on-going emphasis on generating a diverse tenant mix at each shopping center, are significant factors in Melissa’s ability to maintain high occupancy levels. This promotion reflects the high regard we have for her past performance and for Melissa’s importance to our leasing team in the future.”

Ms. Sweeney has more than 13 years of business and real estate experience, with previous positions at CoStar Group and T. Rowe Price. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Continental Realty Corporation (CRC) is focused on acquiring value-add retail and multifamily properties located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the United States. Headquartered in Baltimore and founded in 1960, CRC is a full-service commercial real estate and investment company. The privately-owned firm owns and manages a diversified portfolio of retail centers consisting of more than 5 million square feet of commercial space, as well as almost 10,000 apartment homes. Positioned throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, the portfolio’s value exceeds $2 billion. For additional information, visit www.crcrealty.com

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