Danet Linares is Executive Vice Chairman of Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc., the leading independently owned commercial real estate services firm in Florida, and has 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry.
On behalf of the firm, Ms. Linares leads the leasing of several significant office projects such as MiamiCentral, 1450 Brickell, The Plaza Coral Gables, 396 Alhambra, The Main Las Olas, Royal Palm Office Park, Converge, and others. She is an integral part of the Blanca CRE team and has been involved in several of South Florida’s largest real estate transactions including the Miami Herald’s relocation to Doral and has served as a real estate advisor to notable companies including Blockchain.com, White & Case, Lydecker Diaz, Knight Foundation, Miami Foundation, Goodwill Industries, University of Miami, Aterian Investment Partners, Endeavor Miami, and others. Since joining the firm, Danet has played a key role in the strategy development and leasing of more than 7 million square feet of office lease transactions throughout South Florida on behalf of owners and users of commercial real estate.
Prior to joining Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Ms. Linares served as Senior Vice President at Foram Group. She served as Vice President for Blue Capital where she led the leasing and marketing strategy for Miami Tower and successfully brought the building from 74% to 97% occupancy within four years. Prior to that, Ms. Linares held the position of Senior Leasing Manager at Shorenstein where she managed leasing and marketing for Southeast Financial Center, the tallest office tower in the state of Florida with over 1.2M square feet of office space and increased the occupancy to 97%.
Ms. Linares attended St. John’s University in New York. She is an active leader in the South Florida community and fluent in Spanish.