Sterling Organization (the “Company”) is currently seeking a Leasing Associate to be based in Los Angeles, CA. This position will report to the Senior Managing Director, Leasing, based in the Company’s West Palm Beach, FL headquarters, to provide shop and specialty leasing support for a portfolio of six assets comprising of approximately 900,000 square feet located in Southern California.
Manage the specialty leasing program for an 80,000 sf, 200+ tenant building that is an integral part of a larger 400,000 sf anchored retail center.
Identify leasing prospects via canvassing, cold calling and by building/maintaining relationships with tenant brokers with a focus on kiosk, pushcart, temporary and specialty tenants
Work side-by-side with the Los Angeles-based Vice President, Leasing, to negotiate letters of intent for long term, permanent tenants and to manage the lease process with the Company’s construction and legal departments
Proactively handle tenant renewals to maintain each asset’s income stream
Prepare market studies, lease budgets and leasing activity reports for distribution to senior management
Develop sales tools such as marketing and merchandising plans along with the Company’s marketing department.
1-2 years of retail leasing experience canvassing for local tenants
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills critical to the success of this role
Sterling Organization is a vertically integrated private equity real estate firm whose national platform is focused on investing in LAST HOUR® consumer fulfillment and distribution real estate assets across the risk spectrum in major markets within the United States on behalf of Sterling’s principals in partnership with the highest quality institutional investors. Sterling Organization, with offices across the nation, is headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL.
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