*Applications due ASAP. Decisions expected to be made by the end of November. *
Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) is an equity real estate investment trust focused on delivering long-term, profitable growth via its dual – core and opportunity fund – platforms. Our energized team is accomplishing this goal by building a best-in-class, location-driven core real estate portfolio with meaningful concentrations of assets in the nation’s most dynamic urban and street-retail corridors, including those in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC, and Boston. At the same time, we are amplifying this portfolio’s solid growth by making highly-profitable opportunistic and value-add investments through our series of discretionary, institutional funds. For the trailing 15-year period ended December 31, 2014, Acadia’s stock achieved a cumulative total return of 1,388%, placing our company among the industry’s top-performing shopping center REITs.
Acadia is currently seeking a qualified intern to join its Property Management group, who can participate in the day-to-day operations of retail and commercial real estate properties. The successful intern will learn a variety of property management operational strategies, including tenant relations and the selection and supervision of service companies through job shadowing.
Interns are assigned a mentor who will provide guidance throughout the duration of their internship. Interns will be encouraged to learn as much as possible about Acadia and how all of the various departments inter-relate during their experience with us. The intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in how successful retail and commercial real estate properties operate.
INTERNS WILL BE EXPOSED TO & PROVIDE SUPPORT IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Commercial real estate management with an emphasis on retail store & shopping center management
Budgeting and forecasting
Assist in bidding, negotiating & managing vendor contracts
Involvement in building & mechanical systems.
Must be enrolled in a college degree program at an Accredited Institution
Must have completed junior year of college
Must be able to work onsite in Rye, NY
Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
Must have unrestricted work authorization in the US without a visa or sponsorship
Ability to work 40 hours per week
Ability to prioritize challenging work schedule/multi-task
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
Strong customer service skills
Pursuing degree in related area including commercial real estate or related