The Cato Corporation, a leading specialty retailer of value-priced women’s fashion apparel with corporate offices located in Charlotte, North Carolina, operates three concepts: Cato, It’s Fashion and Versona. The Company has over 1,300 stores throughout the United States and a diverse workforce of approximately 7,500 associates. The Company’s stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “CATO”.
Cato is seeking an experienced Real Estate Manager.
Participate and assist in the development of new stores and relocations within all three divisions of the CATO Corporation;
Perform various analyses including: market, sales cannibalization, competition, site, deal structure/occupancy and demographic within new and existing markets;
Prepare and/or assist in preparation of market maps, financial studies and Real Estate presentation materials;
Interface with landlords, developers, brokers, other Real Estate professionals, store operations and senior corporate management;
Assist Regional Vice Presidents, Directors of Real Estate and the Director of Lease Renewals as directed by VP, Corporate Real Estate;
Provide support and assistance to VP, Corporate Real Estate in creation and maintenance of departmental reports and documents;
Negotiate leases and other legal document business deal points for Real Estate projects as directed; and
Negotiate lease renewals and lease extensions at the direction of VP, Corporate Real Estate and Director of Lease Renewals
Minimum three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a related position within a corporate retail Real Estate department;
Site selection, financial analysis and lease negotiation experience is required;
Valid state issued driver’s license with acceptable driving record;
Possess strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills;
Self-motivated with attention to accuracy, details and deadlines;
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products with emphasis on Word and Excel; and
Ability to travel independently on a frequent basis.
Please send resume, including salary history to: The Cato Corporation, Attn: Recruitment, PO Box 34216, Charlotte, NC 28234. Fax to (704) 551-7246 or email to email@example.com. EOE/Drug
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: The company offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including Medical/Dental/Life Insurance package, 401(K) Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending Plan, Stock Purchase Plan and more!