Marion Tavenner Hose

MarionMarion has worked in all facets of commercial real estate for over twenty-five years, and has an in-depth knowledge of property and construction management, leasing, property and partnership accounting and asset management arising from extensive hands-on experience in all these disciplines.

Originally with J. Volckmann & Associates, later JMA Ventures, in San Francisco and Cupertino, California, she worked in various capacities including acquisitions, property and construction management, leasing and finance. She served as Controller and later Vice President of Asset Management during a period when the company increased its managed assets by over 2 million square feet and its employee base from 10 to over 60 employees. During this time she developed marketing and renovation plans for acquisitions being repositioned in the marketplace. Property types included downtown and garden office projects, industrial buildings and neighborhood retail.

She provided property and construction management and leasing services to Rees Properties in Mountain View, California. She had key responsibility for developing and maintaining relationships with brokers and tenants in order to maintain at or near 100% occupancy levels in one of the most challenging leasing markets the industry has ever seen: the post “dot-com” bubble in Silicon Valley, where vacancy rates approached 50% in some submarkets. During this time, she was also a managing member of TJM Capital Partners, which profitably invested in both office and apartment properties. She had primary responsibility for ongoing investor communications and management oversight, and shared due diligence, fund raising and other syndication responsibilities with her partners.

Marion’s responsibilities involve the leasing and management of both owned properties as well as those of third-party clients. Her guiding philosophy is that a tenant must be a good fit for the building and a good neighbor for its existing tenants, recognizing that people generally spend more time at their office than anywhere else. In this regard, she takes special pride in their Vassar Cordone NonProfit building, a vacant building purchased in 2007 and reimagined as a collaborative home for nonprofit organizations.

Marion graduated from the University of Santa Clara with a B.A. in Finance, and is conversant in Spanish and French. She sits on the board of VSA Nevada/The Lake Mansion, as well as the Northern Nevada chapter of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women), currently serving as its President-elect; she is also a member of the Regional Alliance for Downtown (RAD). But most of all, she counts herself a raving fan and proponent of Reno’s downtown and the region’s outstanding beauty, outdoor and cultural attractions, and overall quality of life.