Melissa Forrest began her career in Commercial Real Estate in 2001 working with a privately owned class A developer in Houston, Texas. Through the course of her career, Melissa has had the unique opportunity to work and gain experience in multiple facets of the industry. Her experience includes leasing, project development, construction management, marketing, advertising, event planning, interior design and property management. She has a strong focus on the delivery of quality and forming positive and meaningful relationships with clients and all associates.
Previous experience includes Director of Retail Management and Vice President of Marketing. In these roles she oversaw the management and marketing of prominent, luxury mixed use development in Houston, master planned community development, general management and marketing of large scale mixed use development, and ground up development of luxury single family developments from land acquisition through design and delivery. In each of these roles Melissa had a hand in project leasing and found this was an area in which she excelled.
Melissa joined TenantBase in 2019 in order to focus her attention on the segment of her career in commercial real estate about which she is most passionate – leasing. She is able to offer a unique perspective with her broad range of knowledge and experience. Melissa holds a B.B.A. in Marketing and holds an active real estate license with the State of Texas. When she isn’t serving her clients, she enjoys spending time with her two children, fishing on the coast and playing tennis.
Melissa services the entire Houston market but specializes in these neighborhoods: