1632 Real Estate Manager - Oregon

REAL ESTATE MANAGER – OREGON

OUR CLIENT :
Starting out as a small company in the 1950’s they are now one of the leading independent retailers in the United States. The Company has approximately 7,000 employees in over 460 locations throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, California, Nevada, Utah and Colorado. About 300 employees work in their Oregon Headquarters. They are an innovator in their field committed to “Pride in Performance” when servicing their customers. As an employer, our client is equally dedicated. The company started its first profit sharing program in 1954, and today the Company shares approximately half its profits with employees through several generous programs including cash bonuses, health benefits and retirement. The Company also offers paid holiday, vacation, disability coverage and life insurance programs.

THEIR CULTURE:
The company culture is one of honesty, integrity, respect for co-workers, customers and their community. They focus on extensive collaboration across functions to help each team member create outstanding results. They are humble, hard-working, smart and serving-oriented people that partner with their stores to create simple, effective solutions that make it easier to deliver the world class customer services that they are known for.

LOCATION:
Ah, location, location, location!  If we haven’t gotten your attention with our client’s wonderful history, culture and customer service then let’s talk about their Headquarters where this position will be based. If you desire a lifestyle surrounded by nature, clean-air, beautiful skies with an abundance of outdoor activities such as snow skiing, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, rafting and so much more then Bend, Oregon is the place for you. Nestled between the snow-covered peaks of the Cascade Mountains and high plateaus of Central Oregon, this once small lumber town has evolved into an international “ground zero” for outdoor enthusiast and those that thirst for a lifestyle surround by wonderful people and a healthy environment. It's the SUNNY side of Oregon that receives over 330 days of sunshine a year. A great home and a great career!

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Real Estate Manager's primary function is to directly manage all aspects of new store development including market planning, site selection, purchase and sale negotiations and close of escrow. Additionally, he or she is involved with other team members in the entitlement process and throughout construction to store opening.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/FUNCTIONS:

  • Selects property sites for store placement; negotiates purchase and sale contracts, coordinates all purchase and sale agreement conditions precedent for purchase of property used for development; works with local brokers, legal counsel and sellers/developers to reach agreements that define financial and construction obligations within acceptable limits of Company criteria; works closely with entitlements consultants to address any unique development requirements for third party approvals that could impact timing of real estate closings.
  • Manages and directs multiple consultants, sellers and internal departments regarding the timely delivery of permits, construction start dates and store openings. Complete additional ad hoc projects as needed.
  • Travels to and presents at public meetings related to development; attends industry conferences.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Educational/Experience Requirements: College degree - or equivalent experience.
  • Required Technical Skills/Knowledge: Five to eight years’ experience in commercial / corporate real estate and development. Advanced understanding of land use codes and commercial applications. Advanced skills and extensive experience in complicated negotiations. Ability to manage and deliver multiple real estate developments simultaneously.
  • Required Technical Skills/Knowledge: Five to eight years’ experience in commercial / corporate real estate and development. Advanced understanding of land use codes and commercial applications. Advanced skills and extensive experience in complicated negotiations. Ability to manage and deliver multiple real estate developments simultaneously.
  • General Knowledge and Abilities: Self-motivation; ability to effectively communicate and cooperatively work with co-workers, stores and all project members; willingness and ability to assume full responsibility for delivery and use of development properties; creative problem-solver with ability to resolve difficult transactional issues.
  • Physical Requirements: Extensive keyboarding, telephone work and ability to operate general office equipment; ability to travel regularly, including driving.
  • Work Environment: General office environment with up to 35% travel.

Compensation: Target compensation for this position is between 105 - 115K plus 32% bonus plus a strong retirement plan.

 

 

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