Sterling Organization is currently searching for a Leasing Associate to be based in its Atlanta, Georgia office to lease a portfolio of ten retail assets comprising approximately 2.5mm square feet located in the greater Atlanta MSA, Nashville, TN and North Carolina. This position will report to the Company’s Senior Vice President of Leasing based in the firm’s West Palm Beach, FL headquarters.
Identify leasing prospects via canvassing, cold calling and by building/maintaining relationships with tenants and tenant brokers;
Negotiate letters of intent and work with the Company’s asset management, construction and legal departments throughout the lease process;
Proactively handle tenant renewals to maintain each asset’s income stream;
Review the portfolio for opportunities to upgrade tenancy, increase rent and term and improve lease language/provisions to add long-term value to the assets;
Prepare market studies, lease budgets and leasing activity reports for distribution to senior management and investors;
Development sales tools such as marketing and merchandising plans for property redevelopments along with the Company’s marketing and construction departments
2-5 years of leasing experience in retail real estate and a strong understanding of retailers’ site selection needs
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Self-motivated with ability to work independently
Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills
Sterling Organization is a vertically integrated private equity real estate firm whose national platform is focused on investing in LAST HOUR® consumer fulfillment and distribution real estate assets across the risk spectrum in major markets within the United States on behalf of Sterling’s principals in partnership with the highest quality institutional investors. Sterling Organization, with offices across the nation, is headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL.
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