Specialty Leasing Assistant - Retail Houma 2113864

Houma, LA

WHO WE ARE 

Morguard is a fully integrated real estate company.  We own, manage and invest in high-quality, well-located, geographically diversified assets across North America.  We have built our business with strong leadership and a proven management platform that have generated substantial, risk-adjusted returns – and significant long-term growth. With 40 years of experience and a dynamic team of more than 1,500 professionals, our commitment is to realize the potential of real estate through value creation and operational excellence. Today, our total assets owned and under management is valued at $21.3 billion. 

WHY JOIN MORGUARD 

Our employees are the company’s greatest investment. We make people our priority and strive to create a culture of respect, inclusion, health and safety, and equal opportunity to support employees to meet their goals. Our team is made up of professionals with a deep knowledge of servicing apartment communities, who are passionate about what they do and who want to be the best in the business. When you join Morguard, you join a strong and committed team.  Our employees have access to competitive health plans, life insurance, company matched 401K, and more. 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR 

The Specialty Leasing Assistant reports to the General Manager Retail and Retail Leasing Associate, and is responsible for assisting with the specialty leasing program of the shopping centers within the Louisiana region. The specialty leasing assistant is responsible for assisting the Retail Leasing Associate with implementing and managing all aspects of the program, budget, and tenant relations for the region. 

A FEW OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assist with all aspects of the following:
    • Involvement in weekly canvassing regionally, locally and within each shopping center
    • Facilitating deal sheets for approval; Preparing License Agreements
    • Producing monthly income and sales reports for the General Manager’s review
  • Coordinate ongoing market research, and tenant mix analysis
  • Assist with identifying and securing new tenant accounts at the local and regional level
  • Act as fiduciary for the performance of the assets and be responsible for increasing asset values by strategically and proactively leasing the properties
  • Utilize various marketing and public relations techniques to generate revenue and customer satisfaction while ensuring compliance with signed lease documents
  • Assist corporate leadership on long-range retail planning issues, including marketing, new spaces, sizing, relocations and tenant types
  • Maintain positive relationships with specialty tenants, prospects and industry associations while complying with the operational policies and procedures established by Morguard
  • Monitor all relevant activities in the city and respective trade areas for the Shopping Center’s market that could impact the ongoing or future operation of the Shopping Center and its tenants
  • Coordinate the execution of lease renewals, expansions and terminations with other departments: i.e. property management, operations/maintenance, construction, marketing, permanent leasing 

WHAT WE REQUIRE 

  • High School Diploma required, higher degree beneficial
  • Prior experience in marketing, business or related field beneficial
  • Highly developed communication/interpersonal skills
  • Comfort with cold calling, and networking
  • Strong organizational and computer skills to include a working knowledge of the MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) in a Windows XP environment or later
  • Ability to prioritize and work within deadlines
  • Strong commitment to company goals and values
  • Regional and limited overnight travel required

 

Morguard

Morguard

At Morguard, our employees are the company’s greatest investment. We make people our priority and strive to create a culture of respect, inclusion, health and safety, and equal opportunity to support employees to meet their goals. Our team is made up of re​al estate and investment professionals with deep knowledge of the industry, who are passionate about what they do and who want to be the best in the business. Morguard and its employees take great pride in being recognized for three consecutive years as one of Canada’s Safest Employers in the Retail and Services Category. When you join Morguard, you join a strong and committed team. To become a valued employee at Morguard, please review our Current Opportunities. 

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