Brookfield Properties Urban Retail General Manager in New York, New York

Company Overview

Brookfield Properties has an immediate need for an Urban Retail General Manager at Brookfield Properties Retail in New York, New York.

Brookfield Properties 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, encompassingover 150locations 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 Urban Property Manager has overall responsibility for maintaining the physical integrity of the street retail/office portfolio of buildings. The primary focus is to increase the value of the portfolio through superior maintenance, financial analysis, tenant coordination and leasing support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the urban building facilities, including:

  • Administer the leases and applicable building easements

  • Maintain and secure any common areas and tenant areas as indicated in the lease

  • Collect the rentals and recovery charges

  • Monitor and remediate building code violations

  • Prepare various reports requested by corporate office

  • Assist in executing a long term strategy for each individual building

  • Bid, recommend and oversee contracted services in order to achieve maximum value

  • Respond to tenant requests

  • Prepare an annual budget for each facility, including:

  • Forecast the annual income and expenses for the center on a periodic basis

  • Control budgeted expenses

  • Approve disbursements in accordance with approved budget

  • Work closely with tax consultants to forecast changes in real estate taxes

  • Prepare a five year capital plan for each facility

  • Tenant coordination and community relations issues, including:

  • Manage the construction for any required landlord work

  • Handle all governmental processes during construction including, but not limited to landmark and local community board issues

  • Build and maintain relationships with neighboring buildings and merchants

  • Assisting the urban retail group with leasing in order to maximize income, including:

  • Showcase space to retailers and/or office tenants, if needed

  • Provide retail intelligence from the neighborhood to the urban retail group

  • Maintain continuous dialogue with partners or non-equity owners, if applicable.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in business or real estate

  • Minimum of 3 years of facility management experience

  • Urban experience preferred

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong ability to lead and influence a diverse group of people

  • Strategic business orientation

  • Adept in financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Computer skills that include Excel, Microsoft Word, and Outlook

  • The ability to work with and communicate effectively with tenants and contracted services

  • Familiarity with union environments

  • Ability to read lengthy documents and reports while also judging for accuracy

  • Previous oversight of contracted service personnel preferred

  • Must travel between urban locations as needed

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.

Job ID 2018-2360

Category Asset Management