EVP & COO
Ms. Holden joined ShopCore in September 2022 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. She has nearly 20 years of experience working with open-air neighborhood and community centers, high street, enclosed malls, and mixed-use assets. Ms. Holden will have primary responsibility for all ShopCore assets, including asset management, leasing, development, property management, and marketing.
Previously, Ms. Holden worked at Clarion Partners as an Equity Partner, Managing Director, and Head of Retail Asset Management. During her time at Clarion, she was on the Steering Committee of Clarion’s Women’s Leadership Network and ESG committee, an Advisory Peer Group member to five separate accounts, and a Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) Mentor. Prior to joining Clarion in 2014, Lauren was Executive Vice President of Investment Management and Acquisitions at Equity One, which has since merged with Regency Centers. Before joining Equity One in 2008, Ms. Holden was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Kimco Realty. She joined Kimco in 2003 as an Acquisitions Analyst.
Ms. Holden holds a Bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University. She is an active member of ICSC and ULI and currently serves on the board of directors for WX, Inc., an organization that promotes the advancement of women in commercial real estate.