Melanie Gowen

About Melanie Gowen

Luxury Properties Specialist - Nantucket Office
17 Main St, Nantucket, MA 02554

Email: | Cell: 202.365.0240 | Office: 508.228.9117

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Property designer and real estate agent with expertise in interior design/architecture, branding and marketing, real estate investment and speculative real estate design strategy. Melanie excels at creating highly individualized properties - built environments and lifestyle experiences - that enhance the life of her clients and prospective consumers.

Melanie's passion for blending design and business yields cohesive experiences and extraordinary environments in support of a wide variety of individual lifestyles. It requires thinking both imaginatively and strategically about how to design sustainably, keeping in mind the impact that design decisions have on the environment, in business, and for the people who inhabit the settings we create.

Melanie graduated from the National Cathedral School in Washington, DC and from Cornell University with a BS in Interior Design and Business Strategy. In Italy, she studied International Marketing and became Wine Spectator certified.

Prior to moving to Nantucket, Melanie worked in Washington, DC in financial regulatory consulting, where she gained experience and expertise in investment management and mortgage banking.

Professional Association

Nantucket Association of Real Estate Brokers American Society of Interior Designers


  • B.S. Interior Design, Cornell University 2009
  • B.S. Business Strategy & Entrepreneurship, Cornell University 2009
  • International Brand Marketing, Lorenzo de'Medici Institute, 2008


Chairman's Elite Club 2020 -Top Customer Service in office 2020

Professional Specialty

Luxury Properties Specialist

  • Property Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Interior Design
  • Investment Strategy

Community Involvement

  • Cornell Alumnae Association
  • Nantucket Preservation Trust
  • Nantucket Arts Council
  • Nantucket Petticoat Row Women in Business


  • Interior Design
  • Branding
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Renovation

Areas Covered

Focuses on each client's unique needs to offer solutions that address those needs. Known for innovation and creative problem-solving. Establishes valuable collaborations and partnerships.

  • Real estate valuation, investment properties, design/development