Brookfield Properties Leasing Representative in Chicago, Illinois

Company Overview

Brookfield Properties Retail Group has an immediate need for a Leasing Representative at Brookfield Properties Retail in Chicago, IL.

Brookfield Properties Retail Group is a retail real estate company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and owned by affiliates of Brookfield Asset Management. Our regional shopping centers are destinations for retail, lifestyle, dining, entertainment and so much more. Our extensive portfolio of properties spans the nation, encompassing 163 locations across 42 states and representing over 146 million square feet of retail space. All of our properties are strategically located in regional and coastal areas that constitute the "heart" of America.

Our passionate team is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving and innovating to meet the needs of our communities. Our company culture celebrates collaboration, encourages an entrepreneurial spirit and values diversity. We are very proud to have a team of premier talent who are in it to win it. We invite you to be part of our success story.

Position Overview

The Leasing Representative creates income and value for the company through both long-term and short-term deal making.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates income and value for the company through understanding consumers and trends

  • Identifies opportunities for improved performance at centers

  • Canvasses for prospective new local tenants and to develop concepts - cold calling and follow up

  • Dealmaking - negotiates leases and follows up, from execution to store opening

  • Manages national tenant renewals and new deals as assigned

  • Negotiates both long-term and short term agreements that are on favorable terms to the company

  • Manages tenant relations

  • Prepares lease request packages

  • Merchandising planning

  • Budgeting/forecasting

  • Keeps abreast of Permanent and Specialty Leasing trends in the industry and the local area competition

  • Ensures all retailers are adhering to the company operating procedures

  • Works with the mall team and Leasing Opportunities management in preparing the Specialty/Permanent Leasing budget and business plan for assigned center(s)

  • Achieves Specialty and Permanent Leasing income goals established for assigned center(s)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field; CLS

  • 2-3 years of leasing experience

  • 2 years experience in a sales/sales training position

  • Minimum 2 years leasing support within the shopping center or retail industry.

  • Experience in retail sales/product sales

  • Understanding of shopping center merchandising and leasing

  • Strong communication, sales and time management skills

  • Designation preferred

  • Moderate level of Word and Excel skills

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job ID 2018-2656

Category Leasing