The Leasing Executive is responsible for the leasing of up to 2 million square feet of space in shopping centers in the assigned region. The ideal candidate will be a high-energy, self-starter, with a proven track record of retail deal-making.
Lease all vacancies in assigned retail centers
Develop client base so that Leasing Executive has ability to lease in centers outside assigned portfolio
Maintain market awareness: prospective tenants, competing shopping centers, new shopping centers, market rents, market trends, networking, etc.
Update marketing materials for all assigned centers
Visit existing tenants and understand customer dynamics of the assigned centers
Cold calls via phone and in- person to build pipeline and generate business
Assist legal in negotiating leases
Essential Knowledge and Skills:
Must possess effective sales and negotiation skills along with excellent interpersonal skills
Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Ability to learn the Weingarten Leasing systems - computer technology, etc.
Must be open to overnight travel to visit properties
Education and Experience:
A minimum of 1-2 years of retail leasing experience is required; 3-5 years preferred
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or related field strongly preferred; High School Diploma required
Working relationships with national and regional retailers is preferred; working knowledge of anchor lease negotiations and pad sale/ground leasing is also preferred
Texas Sales Agent or Texas Broker's License
Valid Driver's License
Weingarten is an EEO Employer; including Women, Minorities, Veterans and Disabled.