Melissa McDonald

Melissa McDonald


Bringing over 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Melissa joined the Providence Group as a Partner in late 2011 after working with Core Properties for fifteen years. Melissa is a native of Lancaster PA and has lived in North Carolina since 1990. Her commercial real estate experience has included landlord leasing, retail consulting and tenant representation, which is the primary focus of her business. Melissa represents mostly junior box retailers and restaurants including TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods, Homesense, Sierra Trading, Amazon Go, Michaels, Ulta, Five Below, Sola Salons, West Marine, Shake Shack and Velvet Taco in addition to a few regional restaurant and retail groups.

Her thorough knowledge of the Carolinas markets and work with a variety of retailers has created strong synergy within the Providence Group’s tenant representation group. 



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

Affiliations and Accreditations:

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


Tenant Representation
Retailer Consulting
Site Analysis
Shopping Center Consulting