Lewis Retail Centers, part of the Lewis Group of Companies, one of the largest privately-owned real estate developers in the nation, is actively seeking an experienced professional for Retail Leasing Manager to be located at our corporate office in Upland, CA.
About our Company: For more than 60 years, Lewis Retail has placed retailers at the center of the action. And our track record speaks for itself: 9 million square feet developed to date, 31 dynamic centers, over 20 new projects underway and 1,000s of successful retailers. Lewis Retail and the entire Lewis Group of Companies continues today as one of the nation’s largest privately held real estate development companies in the nation.
Reporting to the Vice President Retail Leasing, you will be will be responsible for executing leasing strategies for Lewis retail properties in the Inland Empire area of Southern California. Using your 5+ years of experience in retail leasing, you will oversee the entire leasing process from procurement through signature.
Some of your duties and responsibilities will include:
Assist the Vice President and Retail team in the overall marketing and leasing of the properties in the Lewis portfolio
Negotiate deal terms and lease documents with retailers, including renewals
Maintaining leasing status reports and managing leasing plans, including targeted tenant categories and prospective tenant lists
Generate market reports, including status of planned developments, market rents, costs, tenant allowances and overall tenant activity
Oversee and manage lease committee submittal packages
Screen incoming leasing inquiries and broker calls, supplying property information, tours, quotes and lease rates
Qualifying and tracking lease prospects.
Participate in national and regional trade shows
Remain current on retail, market and consumer trends through industry analysis and your own networking
To be successful, your background should include:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, or related field
5+ years of retail leasing experience with national and regional tenant relationships
ICSC Certified Leasing Specialist, or other industry specific designation preferred
Understanding of the retail leasing process and applicable real estate laws
Solid experience with MS Word/Excel
Written and verbal skills should be strong, combined with a teamwork personality and a drive for personal success
Note: A real estate salespersons license is required or will be required immediately after your start date (our Company will reimburse cost for initial course and exam fees).
This is an excellent opportunity to join a name-recognized and growing company with a strong history, a broad future and a rich culture that promotes community, family and work-life balance.
In addition to competitive annual salary and annual bonus potential, Lewis offers a variety of medical and dental benefits, a 401(k)-retirement plan with company match, paid holidays, vacation time, apartment discounts, educational reimbursement, continued training, advancement opportunities and much more.
Lewis Group of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply
Bachelor’s degree in Business, or related field, partnered with 5+ years of retail leasing experience with national and regional tenant relationships
About Lewis Group of Companies
The Lewis Group of Companies continues today as one of the nation’s largest privately held real estate development companies. The Lewis Group focuses on developing mixed-use planned communities and residential subdivisions in California and Nevada, as well as building and owning rental communities, shopping centers, and office and industrial parks.
Strict adherence to a philosophy of quality, integrity and stability has resulted in the development of more than 57,000 homes, approximately 11,000 apartments and 19 million square feet of retail, office, and industrial space.
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