Melissa McDonald

Melissa McDonald


Bringing 20 years of commercial brokerage experience, Melissa joined the Providence Group as a Partner in late 2011, after working with Core Properties Inc. in Charlotte for close to fifteen years. Melissa is a native of Lancaster, PA and has lived in North Carolina since 1983. Her commercial experience has included Landlord leasing and retail consulting in addition to tenant representation, which is the primary focus of her business. Melissa represents mostly junior box retailers and restaurants including TJMaxx, Michaels, Marshalls, Home Goods, Babalu, Ulta, Five Below, Sola Salons, West Marine and Zoe’s Kitchen.

Her thorough knowledge of the Carolinas working with a variety of retailers over the last 25 years has created strong synergy within the Providence Group with their existing tenant representation relationships and Landlord leasing responsibilities.


B.A., St Lawrence University in Canton, NY

Affiliations and Accreditations:

International Council of Shopping Centers
State Director for North & South Carolina, ICSC
Licensed Real Estate Broker in North Carolina, South Carolina & Georgia


Tenant Representation
Project Marketing
Retailer Consulting
Site Analysis