Leasing Representative

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POST DATE 7/7/2018
END DATE 8/16/2018

EDENS Washington, DC

Washington, DC
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


EDENS is a $6.2 billion private real estate investment company that develops, owns and operates community-oriented shopping places in primary markets across the country. Our reputation is built on crafting innovative concepts, curating an inspiring mix of merchants, delivering seamless construction projects and enriching the neighborhoods we serve. EDENS creates inspiring, energizing centers that shape the future of their communities.

EDENS is looking for a Leasing Representative to join our growing and dynamic team in Washington, D.C. EDENS is the leading private retail developer in the United States. Founded in 1966, EDENS has a long history of grocery & food anchored retail developments. The company has transformed itself in the last 10 years into a leading national developer. In 2012, we will open more retail development than any company in the United States, adding to our existing $3.5 B portfolio of 125+ properties in major East Coast cities. The company's success comes from a unique focus on building developments that connect and enrich the communities we serve. EDENS has an entrepreneurial culture built on the values of innovation, connectivity, passion and stewardship.

The Leasing Representative will be responsible for:

* Assisting in new tenant identification and qualification which will include researching, cold-calling and canvassing prospects with an emphasis on the fashion industry.

* Negotiating Letters of Intent and new lease/renewal agreements with retailers; prepare letters and agreements through coordination with the Legal department.

* Proactively developing systematic approach to prospecting and maintaining current retailer database for current and future available space.

* Creating relationships within the industry through on going networking at leasing events including local broker events, ICSC events, retailer meetings.

* Understanding of the local real estate market and current trends.

* Qualifying prospective tenants and proposed space uses; obtain financial, reference and background information for tenants and has the ability to interact with a diverse group of people.

* Promoting properties and available space through canvassing of local retailers and marketing to national retailers, attending conferences and local events.

* Preparation and processing of letters of intent, lease proposal forms, leasing commission agreement.

* Developing marketing and leasing plans for properties including income projections, plans to exploit strengths and overcome weaknesses of the property, occupancy, tenant mix analysis, prospective tenants and market rates.

Qualifications/Further Descriptions:

* Four-year degree

* 5-12 years of experience

* Outgoing - People person

* Can handle a demanding schedule

* Flexible Travel

* Coachable/can do spirit

* Works well under pressure and can bring deals to closure

* Sales oriented role

* Commercial real estate experience, fashion or retailing experience and/or retail shopping center industry experience a plus.

About EDENS:

EDENS is a retail real estate owner, operator and developer of a nationally-leading portfolio of 120 places. Our sole purpose is to enrich community through human engagement. We design our places to achieve 3.5 trips per week and 5 hours of dwell time. We know that when people come together, they feel a part of something bigger than themselves and prosperity follows - economically, socially, culturally and soulfully. Our work is bigger than real estate; we are in the business of humanity.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information.