Kiddie Academy®, a leading provider of educational child care centers, is looking for a talented and dynamic Real Estate Manager to join our Real Estate team to support our continued growth and expansion plans. This position works as part of our collaborative team in assisting franchisees with securing real estate using a lease or purchase and sale agreement (“PSA”) for the operation of the franchisee’s Academy and reports directly to the Director of Real Estate. This position is based in our corporate office located in Abingdon, Maryland.
Assist franchisees/franchise applicants in developing a site selection strategy
Refer (upon franchisee’s request) and work with real estate brokers
Provide guidance on KADF site selection guidelines
Screen all potential sites for viability
Conduct market research on potential sites
In-market tours of potential sites with the franchisees and brokers
Perform internal analysis on all qualified sites
Create internal-only pro-forma business model for potential sites
Assist in the negotiation of business terms to lease or purchase potential sites utilizing a letter of intent
Provide support during lease or PSA negotiations
Prepare site evaluation packages and present site for acceptance to the KADF Site Acceptance Committee
Update and maintain internal business systems related to site selection functions
This is a position with a stable, growing company offering long-term career opportunities, competitive pay, excellent health care benefits, generous 401K match, paid life insurance, child care tuition discounts, awesome new technology and more great perks.