An Albuquerque native, Lia Armstrong is a retail leasing and investment broker with
King Capital Commercial Real Estate. Lia has over 17 years of experience in
commercial real estate and represents over a half million square feet of retail space
throughout the state.
Lia is considered and recognized as a top broker in the state when it comes to shaping
big box and retail shopping centers. Lia has a thorough understanding of critical
negotiation points in these types of transactions including Co-Tenancy, Tenant
Exclusives and Landlord Work/Delivery. A few notable Landlord representation
accomplishments includes the redevelopment of West Central Plaza (former Kmart),
Andalucia (Ground Up Sprouts Anchored Shopping Center) and the sale and
redevelopment of Four Hills Shopping Center.
In addition to her success in Landlord representation, Lia represents a plethora of
notable National and Regional Tenants including Starbucks, Whataburger, FedEx
Office and Goodwill. Lia understands the fundamentals of the site selection process
and can identify and quantify a successful site for a retailer. Her experience yields
intelligence and critical information which allows retailers to make confident and
informed decisions on their long-term commitment.
In addition to her brokerage achievements, in 2010 Lia was honored with the
prestigious CARNM Realtor of the Year Award. This award is given to individuals that
exude integrity and commitment to the Commercial Real Estate Industry. She has
also served on several non-profit boards and gives her time generously to the
organizations she believes in.
When she is not working, Lia is a committed mother, wife and daughter. She loves to
travel and experience new places, spend time with family and her favorite new hobby
of sporting clay shooting.