Leasing Manager

Leasing Manager
City: Burnaby
Last visit: 2014-10-29
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Posted: 2014-10-29


Leasing Manager


Our client is one of the most respected and influential real estate companies in North America.  They hold a diverse portfolio of over 3.5 million square feet of retail, office and industrial properties.  The company's culture is characterized by employee empowerment, healthy competitiveness, high standards of quality and integrity, and working with a sense of humour.  One of their commitments is to being visionary, something that is evident in the each of the communities they have built. 


The Role:

Our client is seeking a talented Leasing Manager to join their team.  This is a rare opportunity for a real estate professional to work in-house alongside their successful property team and expand his or her experience while working with the company's established commercial portfolio.  A competitive compensation package will be provided.


Reporting to the Senior Vice-President of Real Estate and Development and the Senior Manager of Properties and Leasing, the Leasing Manager will:

·        secure new tenants and renew existing tenancies for the company's lower mainland  mixed-use portfolio;

chair weekly leasing meetings and ensure seamless communication and coordination between Leasing and other internal departments;

actively promote and develop relationships within the brokerage and business community across industrial, office and retail sectors;

prepare detailed and accurate leasing reports;

work collaboratively and support other members of the corporate team in the achievement of their goals; and,

always represent the company's brand in a professional manner.    The Candidate:

Applicants for this role must have:

three or more years of direct commercial leasing experience with a brokerage or landlord;

a sound and current working knowledge of the local commercial real estate market;

an established network within the local brokerage community and a proven ability to develop and nurture these relationships;

a thorough understanding of all aspects of formal lease documents;

excellent communication skills and a strong eye for detail;  and,

proven success negotiating lease agreements and closing deals.  The person selected for this role will be ambitious, confident, self-motivated and "hands-on" in his/her approach to work.  The chosen applicant will be someone who is capable, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and is able to "hit the ground running" with minimal training and supervision. He or she will be an outgoing and social individual who is committed to a career in real estate.  The successful applicant will also be someone who recognizes this position as an opportunity to leap forward in his or her career and who will invest the effort to maximize their return from this experience.


To Apply:

To apply for this role, please send your resume and cover letter to Barbara Kelly via bkelly@dg.ca.  While we thank all applicants for their interest in this position, only selected individuals will be contacted for follow-up.  Please also feel free to visit the Design Group web site www.dg.ca for related opportunities.

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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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Website: http://www.dg.ca