Scout Cold Logistics is a real estate investment and development firm dedicated to cold warehousing infrastructure. The company invests in cold storage logistics and food production facilities throughout the United States. The company deploys capital through its dedicated investment fund. Scout is headquartered in Coral Gables, FL.
The Asset Manager will oversee all facets of property operations, manage positive tenant relationships, and strive to maximize asset value. This position will interact extensively with third-party property services companies and vendors, along with Scout team members, including Legal, Accounting, and Finance. The preferred candidate is a senior-level commercial property manager ready to move into a higher level of responsibility. Travel to assigned locations on a regular basis, and as needed, is required.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee site operations for each property within the assigned portfolio, with the aim to exceed performance expectations.
Ensure all the responsibilities and deadlines required of the Owner and Tenant are adhered to per the specifics of the lease(s).
Ensure third-party management services are performed to the level agreed to in each Property Management Agreement.
Develop high-level relationships with each Tenant, to assist, but not override, Property Manager responsibilities. Assist Property Manager with tenant communications when appropriate.
Manage financial performance for each property, inclusive of but not limited to cash requirements and disbursements, revenue and expense forecasting, budget compliance, tenant charges, and expense reconciliations.
Ensure compliance with life safety, codes, regulations, inspections, certifications, and governmental agency directives, for both Owner and Tenant requirements.
Assist with coordination of operational best practices related to various mechanical system preventative maintenance.
Coordinate real estate tax review process for properties within the portfolio. Maintain ongoing relationships with third-party tax consultants.
Manage Capital Improvement projects to ensure they are on-time and on-budget.
Ensure cost allocations and tenant billable charges are properly calculated and charged in a timely manner.
Review Accounts Receivable and ensure payments are received in a timely fashion.
Determine appropriate tracking of Accounts Payable with third-party management companies, within the stated management agreements.
Conduct routine and unannounced site inspections to verify performance and adherence to procedures and operational requirements.
Maintain ongoing summarized reports of property statuses, inclusive of capital projects, operational issues, tenant concerns, and financial statuses for Senior Management.
Assist third-party management teams in creating detailed annual budgets, with comparison to previous years and variance narratives, as appropriate.
Assist Scout team members with quarterly valuation reporting, annual business plans, and other reporting as required.
Education and/or Experience
Minimum 5 years of real estate experience in commercial property management; industrial preferred
The preferred candidate will have a BA or BS degree from an accredited institution, with a degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Real Estate, or other related fields. Experience and other accreditations would be considered as an alternative and/or supplement to a degree.
Skills & Competencies
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required; experience in various accounting programs is a plus
Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to independently develop strategies and recommendations
Effective writing skills, as well as verbal interpersonal/communication skills
Team-oriented mentality with a strong ability to adapt and interact with team members
Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Proactivity, self-motivation, a strong work ethic, integrity, attention to detail, and a commitment to meeting deadlines are essential
Scout is a cold storage investment company with a national network that provides best-in-class perishable storage and food production environments.
Company size: 11-50 employees
Headquarters: 2655 LeJeune Road, P2E, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, US