William Shell

Vice President, Retail Advisory

William Shell - Commercial Real Estate Broker

Current Responsibilities

William Shell focuses on tenant representation and agency leasing in the state of Tennessee. He is responsible for the development and implementation of merchandising and leasing strategies based on ownership's goals for their asset. Mr. Shell has a thorough understanding of marketing, negotiations and development which provides value to his clients to effectively develop and execute targeted growth initiatives.


As a native Nashvillian with thirteen years of retail brokerage experience specializing in agency leasing and tenant representation Mr. Shell has a thorough understanding of the Tennessee retail market. Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Shell was a senior broker at Centennial Retail Services in Nashville, TN where he focused on tenant representation and agency leasing. Additionally, Mr. Shell has been actively involved in the disposition of assets for both retailers and institutional owners. Costar Power Broker award winner 2010 – 2017. 

Education and Affiliations

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Logistics and Transportation) from the University of Tennessee. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a CCIM candidate.


Past and Current Clients

Advance Auto


Club Pilates


Jet's Pizza

Kibo Holdings

Lennar Multifamily Communities

Mainstream Boutique

New Market Properties

Office Depot

Preffered Apartment Communities

Pure Barre

Rita's Water Ice

Realty Income

Rush Bowls

Site Centers

Streamline Brands

Saffire Vapor


Watkins Retail Group


Yoga Six