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Susan Zimmerman

Senior Vice President


Retail Specialist

Susan has been involved in commercial real estate for 34 years. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, she was with CB Richard Ellis. Susan is considered one of the top retail specialists in Seattle and is widely known for her expertise in regional retail activity and the downtown Seattle and Bellevue urban retail markets.

Career Summary

Currently in downtown Seattle, Susan represents Bentall Kennedy on City Centre Retail in U.S. Bank Centre and UBS Realty Investors for retail at Century Square. She also represents Cypress Equities on Lynnwood Place (former High School site) anchored by Costco with plans for 150,000 square feet of retail. She has completed over 75 retail transactions in the Seattle urban area alone. Susan has exclusively listed several other properties in downtown and has acted on the exclusive behalf of the Olympic Four Seasons Hotel, the Joshua Green Corporation, Swedish Medical Center, Vance Corporation and the Rouse Company.

Susan has worked on several high profile retail projects in her career. She represented Schnitzer West with the retail leasing of The Shops at The Bravern in downtown Bellevue. This mixed-use project has 305,000 square feet of retail anchored by Neiman Marcus and includes Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Jimmy Choo, Ferragamo, as well as local signature restaurants Wild Ginger and John Howie Steak.

Susan exclusively represented the 350,000 square foot Pacific Place on the initial lease-up for the retail and entertainment center in downtown Seattle with Pine Street Associates.

Susan represents several tenants in the Puget Sound region including Lamps Plus, Fidelity Investments, Red Robin, and Men’s Wearhouse/K&G Stores. In addition, Susan has assisted Recreational Equipment Company (REI), Cost Plus, Staples, 24 hour Fitness, Borders Books, Office Max and JP Morgan Chase on multiple store rollouts in the Pacific Northwest.

Susan is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and Washington Commercial Association of Realtors.

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601 Union Street, Ste 4720
Seattle, WA 98101

Select Client List

  • 24 Hour Fitness
  • Aerosoles
  • Ann Taylor
  • Anthropologie
  • Bartell Drugs
  • Ben Bridge Jewelers
  • Betsey Johnson
  • Black Bottle
  • Blockbuster Video
  • Borders Books & Music
  • Brooks Brothers
  • Coldwell Banker Bain
  • Cost Plus World Markets
  • Cutter & Buck
  • David Barton Gym
  • David Lawrence
  • Eileen Fisher
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Fjallraven
  • Gateway Computers
  • Gene Juarez
  • Helly Hansen
  • Jack-in-the-Box
  • Jimmy Choo
  • JoS. A. Bank
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • K&G Men’s Stores
  • Kasala
  • Lamps Plus
  • Longs Drug Stores
  • Louis Vuitton
  • McDonald’s
  • Men’s Wearhouse
  • Miele, Inc.
  • OfficeMax
  • Pizzeria Fondi
  • Red Robin
  • REI
  • Restaurants Unlimited
  • Safeco
  • Safeway
  • Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Seastar Restaurant
  • Seattle Bank
  • Sharper Image
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Staples
  • Starbucks
  • Sur La Table
  • Target
  • TCBY/Mrs. Fields
  • Tory Burch
  • Trophy Cupcakes
  • Washington Mutual Bank
  • Wild Ginger
  • Williams-Sonoma
  • Yard House Restaurants