Acadia Realty Trust 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 Leasing team, who can participate in the full cycle of the deal making process. The successful intern will learn a variety of Leasing strategies and support the team in a professional and well-organized manner.
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 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 Leasing matters from the landlord side of commercial real estate.
INTERNS WILL BE EXPOSED TO & PROVIDE SUPPORT IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Possible travel including air and ground transportation.
Canvass local retailers to generate new leads.
Research competitive market information and maintain understanding of market dynamics and trends.
Prepare materials for meetings and presentations, including assisting with compiling information creating reports and preparing/maintaining PowerPoint presentations.
** Internship is paid and runs June - August **
Must have completed their junior year in college; cumulative 3.0 GPA minimum
Business major and must have a genuine interest in real estate industry.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Highly motivated and intuitive self-starter.
Strong knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize a challenging work schedule.