Our Client seeks a Real Estate Manager for their Southeastern US office. The candidate shall be responsible for commercial and retail real estate site acquisitions for the company, as assigned by the Executive Vice President & Chief Acquisition Officer.
An ideal candidate will be comfortable working independently as well as in a team environment, will be self-driven, will have a working knowledge of the market, and will demonstrate strong character and ethical values that match the Company’s foundation.
General Duties, Responsibilities, & Job Description:
Qualify site opportunities in multiple markets for free standing single tenant projects, shopping center projects and project assemblages.
Advise clients on trade areas, markets trends, market values, and potential sites.
Collaborate with Company’s Research Team to create site presentations using maps, aerials, and demographic information.
Present sites on client real estate tours.
Negotiate key business terms and facilitate LOI & Purchase Agreements.
Analyze financial data, create preliminary development budgets, and collaborate with the Company’s Development Team.
Participate in on-site construction meetings, local municipalities meetings, and neighborhood meetings.
Manage and direct relationships with local brokers.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and earn their trust and respect.
Report directly to Executive Vice President & Chief Acquisition Officer.
Skills & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred but not required.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in the development of retail real estate.
Experience in site identification and land acquisition.
Must have real estate industry relationships in the Southeastern US, including tenants, brokers, and consultants.
Must have extensive knowledge of the market.
In-state and out-of-state overnight travel required.
When not traveling, attendance in the office is expected for most effective in person team collaboration.
Great people skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong presentation skills in both one-on-one settings and large groups.
Detail oriented, organized, and intense concern for accuracy.
Goal orientated with a high degree of personal initiative.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize based on client demands.
Ability to work under pressure with professionalism and decorum with internal teammates and clients.
Ability to use iPads, or other similar devices, to gather and present market and site information.
Computer proficiency and related software knowledge (Including but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word, Google Earth, Adobe).
Possess Florida Real Estate Sales license or obtain one within the first six months of employment.
Ability to read construction documents – preferred but not required.
Maintain confidentiality, utilize judgment, and work with minimal supervision.
Steadfast adherence to Company’s Mission and Core Values.
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.