Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Manager, Operations
NEW YORK CITY BASED
Salary - $150 – 200K
My client is a proven leader in the ownership, operation, development and redevelopment of premium retail real estate in the country's best markets. We consider ourselves one of the most innovative and dynamic real estate companies one can work with.
We are currently looking for a dynamic, motivated Leasing Manager with retail leasing experience who thrives in a fast paced environment to join our leasing team. This role is responsible for the leasing activities related to trophy properties, grocery-anchor and lifestyle center portfolio.
Maintain solid understanding of competitive properties, market knowledge and critical market dynamics.
Canvas local, regional, and national retailers, through cold calling and relationship building.
Execute the tasks necessary to accomplish leasing goals, including, but not limited to, canvassing, setting up meetings, showing space, preparing and negotiating proposals, obtaining market comparables, and other follow up tasks as necessary.
Oversee tenant negotiations for specific spaces from the Letter of Intent process through to lease execution working closely with the legal team on all lease negotiations.
Interact and build relationships with brokerage community and effectively articulate features, attributes, benefits and availabilities at the various properties. Prepare monthly leasing reports and merchandising category hit lists.
Participate in the creation of leasing budgets and leasing assumptions to ensure timely completion of deals creating long-term value for the portfolio.
Perform other duties and responsibilities, as required.
3-5 years of commercial real estate experience as a leasing agent working with local, regional and national tenants
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing or Communications or similar field required, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
Ability to multitask with strong problem solving, organizational and project management skills
Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with clients and retailers across a broad spectrum of categories and price points
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the demonstrated ability to present effectively one-on-one and in groups
Proven ability to use judgment and discretion to make the appropriate decision regarding merchandising at different locations
General knowledge of merchandising and experience with short and long term merchandising strategies Proven ability to manage and communicate effectively with all levels of employees and customers
Ability to understand the current and future impact of all negotiated decisions
Must have strong selling skills and effective negotiating and closing skills that support the Company’s business philosophies
Must be a team player with a strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
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