Kaleena F. Lee

Development Manager

Ms. Lee is a Development Manager for JAIR LYNCH Real Estate Partners. Since joining JAIR LYNCH in 2003, she has managed over a billion in development projects, 2.5 million square feet of commercial and mixed-use properties, totaling over $1Billion in value. As Development Manager, Kaleena is responsible for the management of land planning, zoning and entitlement requirements, development and construction on multiple projects, for investors and a distinguished list of public, private and non-profit clients.

Ms. Lee successfully completed the revitalization of the 600 block of H Street NE. First, with a gut renovation of an existing 80,000 office and ground floor retail. Delivered base and interior renovations for two long term tenants. Helped repositioned the property to sold well above business plan. She then completed the second phase, the residential mixed used component. The ANTHOLOGY building was inspired and designed with rich adjacent Atlas community in mind with creativity illustrated throughout the building from the common areas to the individual units. The industrial aesthetic fits well with the vibe of the neighborhood and resonated with the targeted customer base. She repositioned the property to an institutional investor and exceeded business plans returns – the sale garnered the highest purchase price for a DC multifamily project in 2016.

Currently, Ms. Lee, is working on THE KELVIN & eNvy Condomiums, a destination community directly across from Nationals Park in Capitol Riverfront. Anchor retail tenant, Punch Bowl Social, will provide over 24,000 sf on two floors of “eatertainment”. The vision is to deliver a residential and retail program to compliment the Ballpark oriented centric neighborhood. The retail spaces will have direct access to approximately 3 million pedestrian visitors each year. In addition, the multifamily residents will have unrivaled views into the stadium and front row experiences of living above one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in the DC region.

  • American University
    Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Science
  • American University
    Master of Science, Environmental Science
  • US Green Building Council: LEED® Accredited
  • Commercial Real Estate Women DC (CREW)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • DC Real Estate Group
  • The Kelvin, 1250 Half Street SE, Washington, DC: Mixed-Use Residential and Retail
  • eNvy, 70 N Street SE, Washington, DC: Mixed-Use Condominiums and Retail
  • Anthology, 625 H Street, NE, Washington, DC: Mixed-Use Residential and Retail
  • 645 H Street, NE, Washington, DC: Mixed-Use Office and Retail
  • 609 H Street, NE, Washington, DC: Mixed-Use Office and Retail
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar Apartments, Washington DC: Affordable Residential
  • African American Civil War Museum, Washington DC: Special Purpose/Office
  • United Negro College Fund Headquarters, Washington DC: Office
  • Unity HealthCare – Columbia Road, Washington DC: Healthcare/Office
  • 3Tree Flats, Washington, DC: Affordable Residential and Commercial, LEED Gold

Our team is always committed to creating long-lasting value catered to both the customer and neighborhood.

– Kaleena F. Lee

Kaleena F. Lee