Our client, a large nationwide developer, is currently seeking an experienced Director of Real Estate/Leasing who will be responsible for leasing space in a tailored portfolio of shopping centers including the Mid-Atlantic . The Director of Real Estate will be tasked with creating and implementing the ideal tenant merchandising plan to further a premier lifestyle center's brand and will be a critical member of the team during the current redevelopment as well as planned future phases. Based Philadelphia, this position reports to the Vice President of Leasing for the Mid-Atlantic region and will collaborate with other departments including property management, development / construction, asset management, legal, and lease administration / accounting, as well as 3rd party ownership representatives. Candidates should have a proven track record in top-tier lifestyle retail leasing with strong contacts in the lifestyle retail tenant and brokerage communities. Candidates should possess a superior skill set in retail leasing, including developing leasing budgets, canvassing, tenant retention, negotiating lease proposals, amendments and renewals, and the ability to develop and execute a tenant merchandising plan. Strong financial and system acumen as well as excellent leadership and communication skills a must.
•Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree preferred •Minimum of 5 years of experience in Commercial Retail Leasing and proven track record in top-tier lifestyle retail leasing •Working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and preferably Salesforce •Established tenant and industry relationships and broker network •Strong knowledge of demographics, traffic patterns, market trends, competing centers and rental rates
proven track record in top-tier lifestyle retail leasing