Based: Metro NYC Preferred / Other Locations: Washington, DC / Chicago / Atlanta / Dallas / Buffalo
Our Client is a growing best in class team of real estate entrepreneurs who are committed to making retail places better for all of their stakeholders. They do this by practicing #SUCCESS. Founded in 1991, the company has been one of the nation’s preeminent owners, operators, and managers of shopping centers. Their portfolio includes millions of square feet of attractive retail space and continues to expand as we complete additional acquisitions.
What is #SUCCESS? Our Client defines #success as working together to create a personally rewarding, productive, respectful, profitable, enjoyable place to work. The successful candidate will embrace and embody this culture and strive for collaboratively successful outcomes.
About The Role:
The Estimator will be part of the company’s Construction team on all preconstruction efforts and provide support to Leasing, Project Management, Project Administration and Project Coordination.
Support all leasing deals from LOI, to estimate, to lease, through rent commencement.
Support all acquisition deals from due diligence, to closing, through lease up.
Generate due diligence reports and existing conditions surveys.
Provide LOD drawings in partnership with consultants.
Provide schematic and design development support with and without consultant involvement.
Manage and provide precedent analysis data and feedback.
Provide ‘Good Working Order’ estimates.
Provide conceptual estimates based on precedent analysis, cost per sq. ft, historical cost data and contractor feedback.
Provide scope reduction Analysis / Cost Savings / Value Engineering.
Provide schedules for construction, development/milestones, and phasing.
Provide feasibility site logistics studies.
Manage CRM and MRI budget approval process in partnership with Project Coordination and Administration.
Participate in preparing bids and bid leveling and review packages once submitted.
Participate and collaborate in negotiation process for contracts for architects, GC’s, and engineers.
Participate in negotiation process for change order requests.
Manage all preconstruction matters and act as liaison for Leasing Property Management and Acquisitions.
Establish and maintain relationships with existing and new tenants, as well as architects, engineers, and contractors.
Manage and review tenant improvement package submissions.
Proactively participate in Vendor sourcing and prequalification process.
Manage historical cost database, change order database and CM fees.
Finds a consistent steady pace boring, and loves to move fast and pivot often
Collaborates with and motivates others
Consummate team player and thrives working with others
Positive, can-do attitude, optimistic
Confident and assertive, yet humble and respectful, i.e. able to act with persuasion and respect and humility simultaneously
Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
Strong communication, problem avoidance and problem-solving skills
Long term thinker who is able to quickly grasp the big picture needs
Self-sufficient with a strong sense of urgency and able to prioritize
Advanced to expert Excel and Estimating software skills, intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office, MS Project, Adobe Acrobat Pro, etc.
Poline Search Partners is an international executive search firm specializing in the shopping center industry. We serve property owners, developers, retailers and service providers who are seeking remarkable talent and work to align them with candidates who are eager for new growth opportunities. Since 1979, our team has been connecting companies and candidates with a commitment to integrity and client satisfaction—making us the industry’s most trusted leader in recruitment.