Benderson Development is one of America’s largest privately held real estate companies. Benderson owns and manages over 700 properties encompassing over 40 million square feet in 39 states. The diverse portfolio includes retail, office, industrial, hotel, residential, and land holdings.
The Leasing Agent’s primary role is to search for prospective retail tenants, both regional and national, to lease spaces within Benderson Development’s shopping centers in Southwest Florida.
Principle Duties & Responsibilities:
Research, analyze and make recommendations concerning prospective tenants for shopping centers based on credit/financing impact, tenant mix, and return on investment.
Exercise foresight in evaluating leasing situations and predetermining alternate courses of action.
Understanding of the lease documents and utilize expertise in originating, negotiating and completing new and renewal leases for in-line and freestanding locations within existing open-air centers and new developments.
Canvass, cold call and qualify prospective national and regional area tenants. Develop and follow through on traditional and nontraditional leasing strategies for properties to attract perspective tenants on a local, regional and national level
Collect pertinent financial information, and perform necessary due diligence on prospective tenants and compile to present to appropriate parties
Serve as the liaison between the internal construction team and tenants regarding new buildouts.
Collaborate with property management to ensure that tenants’ requests are handled properly and efficiently.
Oversee the creation and updating of all marketing materials (brochures, flyers, offering memorandums, pitch books, tours, maps, property photos, etc.) related to new and existing opportunities through coordination with internal marketing department.
Support company strategies and procedures in the continuing development of retail properties.
Bachelor's Degree is not required but preferred
3+ years of commercial real estate industry experience with a proven track record of success
Must have an entrepreneurial mindset
Proficient communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment